Compton, California’s Game recently referred to Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator as “the west coast Eminem.” During a recent interview with VIBE, Game spoke on why he rhymed the way he did on “Martians vs. Goblins” and explained why he enjoys Tyler’s work more than most other newcomers.
The aforementioned “Martians vs. Goblins” features a series of lines about celebrities. He claims he’ll throw Rihanna in front of a train and “tie Lil B to a full tank of propane.” He also says he’s had romantic encounters with Erykah Badu and Lebron James’ mother. Why did he decide to rhyme on a song in this fashion? According to Game, Tyler influenced that rhyme style.
“The reason I did that was because I was on a song with Tyler. When you’re on a song with Tyler you can say whatever the fuck you want,” he explained. “I always say what I want but I don’t think I go as far as Tyler…I think he’s like the west coast Eminem.”
He then added that Tyler is one of the up and coming artists he looks to, saying he likes him more than most other newer artists.
“He don’t give a fuck. He just rhyme about whatever and it’s like right out of an open book. I like him more than I like most new rappers. He don’t really want anything other than just to rap.”
Game’s R.E.D. album is out now.