Hip hop legend, Masta Ace is set to release a new album in the Fall and recently sat down with HipHopDX for an interview.
Ace is credited as one of the rappers that helped shape Eminem to the rapper he is today. In fact, Ace revealed that Eminem was bumping his 1993 SlaughtaHouse album while growing up in Detroit.
“He [Eminem] told me that my album SlaughtaHouse was a very important album for him and his crew the guys,” Ace explains. “He was running with D-12. He said that’s the album they used to play all day driving around in a beat-up car. So, that album has a special place for him because of the time, you know, simpler times. It wasn’t about money.
Ace sees this as a huge honor because it ultimately led Eminem to become one of the most impactful and best-selling artists of our generation.
Ace’s new album A Brooklyn Story is set to be released in October.
Listen to SlaughtaHouse below: