By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail. Nick Cannon says Eminem knows better than to mess with him these days. The latest: Nick Cannon, 39, speaking with Billboard about his rift with Eminem, 47, said he believes he's established himself as someone who will push back if he's challenged. The Masked Singer personality was asked about his most recent exchange with the Lose Yourself rapper late last year after Eminem called him 'neutured' and 'whipped' on the Fat Joe single Lord Above. The San Diego, California native said he didn't back down from the Grammy-winner, whose real name is Marshall Mathers. I'm one of those cats that matches energy. I don't do it - I overdo it.
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The feud between Nick Cannon and Eminem over their respective relationships with Mariah Carey seems like a tale as old as time, but the decade-long beef has resurfaced in the past several months. We feel like we're back in , with the duo exchanging diss tracks and scathing words over social media. May - "Bagpipes From Baghdad" This whole story begins back in the day, when Eminem allegedly dated Carey for a brief period of time. And trust, I am going to be relentless. How did we let him get away with that in the first place?! He is a natural born racist in disguise. Someone tell this coward that he finally barked up the wrong tree In November of that year, Carey also retaliated in her own subtle way with her hit song "Obsessed," which was widely believed to shade Eminem. She even dressed like him in the music video.
Dre as part of an ongoing conflict with singer Mariah Carey. Throughout his career, Eminem has claimed he once had a relationship with Carey, dating her for six months. Carey, however, always denied the claim. As a result, Eminem recorded a number of songs in which he rapped about the singer in a negative light, angered by her not admitting to seeing him. Eminem's sixth studio album Relapse featured a song entitled "Bagpipes from Baghdad", containing insulting comments about the singer and her then-husband Nick Cannon. Afterward, Cannon posted on his website expressing his disgust at the rapper's comments. Eminem responded by saying he meant well and that the song is actually "wishing the couple the best". After the release of Carey's single " Obsessed ", a song about an obsessed man who claims to be having a relationship with her, Eminem claimed that the song was directed at himself, despite claims to the contrary by Cannon. As a response, Eminem released "The Warning".