Ed Sheeran added Eminem to the equation for the Detroit leg of his ongoing “Mathematics Tour,” as the pair performed “Lose Yourself” and “Stan” in front of the rapper’s hometown crowd.
“I wondered if I could play you a cover of Eminem’s song tonight,” Sheeran began. “I think you know that. We rehearsed it today. We’ll see how it goes.” After playing the intro to “Lose Yourself” and rocking admirably from the first few lines, Slim Shady takes the stage to finish the opening verse. Although the rapper looked just as fierce as he did in the original 8 miles The singer-guitarist cuts his own twist with some nice harmonies during the chorus.
After the song was cut, Sheeran made noise by telling the crowd, “Can I say, ‘He’s going to go out and do one song, but I said you can’t go out in Detroit and just sing one song. Do you want another one?'” The duo then re-enacted the Rock and Roll Hall revue. of Fame 2022 for Stan. Watch the full performance below.
The Suffolk singer and Slim Shady shared the mic several times before Saturday’s surprise guest. In 2017, Sheeran was featured on “River” from Eminem’s 2017 album alive’, while the rapper and 50 Cent jump-started Sheeran’s 2019 single “Remember the Name.” Earlier this year, Sheeran revealed that he used Marshall Mathers LP To help cure his childhood stutter.
The North American “Mathematics Tour” runs from Shiran through September. Check out any remaining seats and deals here.