Drake and Eminem make history in Detroit.
The 6 God and Rap God put the beef rumors to rest and joined forces on Tuesday (Aug. 16) for a performance at Joe Louis Arena in Em’s hometown during Drake’s “Summer Sixteen Tour.”
Marshall Mathers wowed the crowd by emerging from the stage floor to perform his verse off the 2009 posse cut “Forever,” which also features Drake, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne. Sans Weezy and Yeezy, Shady and Drizzy held it down.
Afterwards, Drizzy had nothing but kind words to say about the hometown hero, even bowing to the Rap God.
“Make some noise for the greatest rapper to ever pick up the microphone,” said Drizzy. “He goes by the name of Eminem. Legendary shit tonight.”
Following the show, Drake took to Instagram to share his joy and announce that “the hype” was done.
“SHARED THE STAGE WITH THE GOAT FOR DETROIT,” he wrote. “DONE THE HYPE.”
Of course, the hype he’s referring to is the feud that was rumored to be popping off between them. Earlier this month, Hot 97/Beats 1 host Ebro Darden claimed Drizzy vowed to retaliate if Shady ever dissed him first. At the time, some believed Slim would defend the 6 God’s latest foe, Joe Budden. Darden would later claim he was joking, but it was enough to set speculation ablaze.
Drake also denied these claims while touring New York, saying that the local radio station was spreading “lies” about him.
Not one to shy away from humor, Eminem also joked about the beef talk in a post on Instagram. “Views from The Joe,” he wrote, before welcoming Drake to his hometown. “#WelcometoDetroit.”