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Craig G Talks Eminem, Proof, 8 Mile, Juice Crew, etc (Video)

blame it on Shake May 27, 2009

In this segment of the UndergroundHipHop.com / Coalmine Records Foundation Series we gain insight into the crossover between hip-hop and Hollywood. A decorated rap battle Champion, Craig G was inducted into the Shady / Aftermath fold to pen lyrics for emcees battling Eminem in the movie 8 Mile. Craig G talks about befriending since deceased legendary D-12 rapper Proof on the 8 Mile set along with how his ghostwriting parlayed into a job composing lyrics for 50 Cent in his semi-autobiographical film, Get Rich Or Die Tryin.

Part 2 after the jump…

In part 2 of the Foundation Series focusing on legendary Juice Crew member Craig G, the icon lashes out at everybody tryin to rap, pleading for a resurgences of fans in the oversaturated hip-hop industry. He also reveals an unexpected choice for his top album of the year before revealing the change he is making in his artistic direction for future projects.

  • james

    Craig G spoke on some real shit. From his views on 50 cent to Detroit music. Not surprised by him co-signing Nas but was shocked to see him up on Luda. What’s the album called?

  • shouts to my uncle craig, holla

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  • justin…..

    Craig G’s a legend. His whole discog is solid actually. Juice Crew >>>>

  • chronwell

    Yea Craig is a lyrical beast. This Is Now from ’03 is one of my favorites.

  • m

    what song is playing at the end