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Fans of Eminem might be getting slightly impatient with the rapper as he still hasn't revealed the date for his new album Revival, but, they were blown away by his medley of three songs when he appeared on Saturday Night Live yesterday.
Accompanied by an orchestra Eminem made a nine-minute performance, kicking off with his new track Walk on Water, which he recorded with Beyoncé but performed with Skylar Grey on SNL.
He then went on to sing Stan, with Skylar once again picking up the duet, and ending with Love The Way You Lie with Skylar absolutely nailing the parts previously sung by Rihanna.
You've got to give a lot of credit to Skylar for her amazing vocals here, it's no mean feat stepping in the shoes of Rihanna, Dido and Beyoncé, and she not only stepped up but smashed it.
Fans of Eminem loved the performance:
When he performed Stan #EminemOnSNL#eminem#stan#revival pic.twitter.com/JeH07Cz51e- David Lamar (@HIIIPower_LAMAR) November 19, 2017
Eminem is top 5 all-time. If you disagree, you don't know rap. #EminemOnSNL- 2002 Chris Jericho (@slickvick_23) November 19, 2017
Eminem performing Stan on SNL got me like pic.twitter.com/ZOrKDPTXjh- Sam (@thisisreallysam) November 19, 2017
And were very happy to have the Real Slim Shady back and seemed pretty excited about his upcoming album:
Eminem KILLED IT! That was awesome! "Hit me back it's you're biggest fan, this is STAN!" OMG! It's been a while since i heard that jam. Good stuff #SNL- STG Taylor (@Taylor_Austin) November 19, 2017
Eminem never disappoints. He killed that performance tonight with Skylar Grey. The rap god is back. :fire::microphone::notes: #SNL- Reuben Hernandez (@reuben81691) November 19, 2017
@Eminem @SkylarGrey just seen you performance on SNL. Amazing! Such a great mash of 2 classics and some incredible new material. Glad to have you back dude! Great choice for vocals from Skylar as well. #Eminem #SNL #toosweet #stan- Benjamin King (@benjaniking) November 19, 2017
Revival was widely reported to be released on Friday 17 November, but the speculation turned out to be bollocks and fans were left fuming. As yet there's no official date for the album, so we'll just have to wait and see, but after listening to that performance I properly can't wait.
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