Jim Jonsin Sets Sights on Eminem and Yelawolf Collaboration

Yelawolf and Eminem

It’s about to get real Shady in here. Following their “2.0 Boys” collaboration, Eminem is planning to team up again with Yelawolf for the Shady Records signee’s new album, reveals Jim Jonsin.

The hitmaker, who is producing for Yela’s forthcoming Shady debut Radioactive, is slated to hit the studio with both rappers in the coming weeks. “We’re actually scheduling a session with me, Yela, and Eminem to work on his project,” he tells Rap-Up.com. “I’m eager to see how that turns out. That’s gonna be a great session. He’s got a lot of good stuff already recorded and we’re just gonna try and see where we can go, the three of us.”

The album, which also includes production from Diplo, The Audibles, and Pooh Bear, is shaping up nicely. “It sounds really good,” he adds. “Me and Yela have done quite a few songs over the past two years. I think we’ll probably cut four or five more songs before his album’s gonna be due.”

Jonsin has remained an avid supporter of the Alabama rapper. “Yelawolf has this amazing energy and sound. His voice cuts like a knife and his delivery as a rap artist is kinda similar in a lot of ways to Eminem, where he’s really sharp and he can rap super fast and he’s really clear. But he’s nothing like Eminem in the sense that they’re two totally different artists.”

The “Space Bound” producer was instrumental in getting Yela signed to Em’s label. “I thought if Eminem got behind Yelawolf, it would help. It would be a huge stamp on his career. I actually mentioned to Eminem in our session that he should listen to Yelawolf and give him a shot because he’s the real deal and he’s cut from the same cloth, so I think he took that into consideration when thinking about signing him. I hope I had something to do with that.”

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9 Comments

  1. Heminem

    I cant wait to here what they come up with

    2011 will be a good year for hip hop

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  2. Neickha

    This is taking for ever hurry up ;)

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  3. Rap25

    EM and Yela on a track would just be so dope.Im a lifelong EM fan,supported him from the start and i have been waiting for EM to do a song with another white rapper,because thats something EM has never done before.Just two white guys ripping the mic!Cant wait for Radioactive!

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  4. tebogo

    hala i licke your song to so munch if you have time read

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  5. oso_jo_ro

    well, it’s gonna be a banger, I mean Em & Yela, but I’m not sure about Jim Jonsin he’s kinda lame.

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  6. Mitcholos

    Go Yeller !! And It Would Be Really Cool- If Slim Shady Was The One Who Showd Up For This One !!

    Shady 2.0’11 !!

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  7. ruby mountain

    he a white rapper and the living legend love ya <3

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  8. ruby mountain

    can’t wait for that …i know it will a really awesome rap <3

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  9. Lonewulf

    Yelawolf from alabama and eminem from detroit….Dats just ill. Everyone keep tellin me 2 try and find ya’ll cause i spite sum illish type shit miself in da booth. Rappin 150mi/hr. Is mi life. Yall go hear from me real soon.

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