Contact Us

Eminem Dusts Off Max Headroom Reference In ‘Rap God’ Video

Subscribe to on

Hip-hop has always been a young man’s game, but just because you’re old enough to remember somewhat obscure bits of ’80s pop culture, it doesn’t mean you can’t spit with venom and relevance. Proof comes via Eminem‘s new ‘Rap God’ video, which features Detroit’s finest dressed up like Mad Headroom, a Reagan-era computer-generated celebrity known for his dope Ray-Ban shades and stiff, stuttered comedic banter.

Max is a good fit for ‘Rap God,’ a tune on which Em also references ’90s punching bags Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, flying his grown-ass-man flag tall and proud. Luckily, his insanely nimble rhyming reveals him to be anything but a nostalgic has-been, and 30 years from now, when it’s battle-rap night at the nursing home, you best believe he’ll be slaying grandpas left and right.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Diffuser

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!