Eminem Premieres New Music Video for “River” featuring Ed Sheeran
- American rapper Eminem dropped a new music video for “River”, featuring guest singer Ed Sheeran.
The song is the second single off of his ninth solo studio album "Revival", which was released last December. The track was written by Emile Haynie, Eminem & Ed Sheeran.
The song details the struggles of a failing relationship that culminates in an abortion. The video draws like documentary film including the interviews, it was directed by Rich Lee, who had previously collaborated with Eminem for several videos.
About the song, Eminem said;
"The Ed Sheeran thing, one of the producers I work with, Emile [Haynie] did the beat, and he sent it to Ed, and they worked together in the studio and they came up with that hook, and I just heard what the hook was talking about and I wrote the song."
Ed Sheeran wrote on Instagram last year,
"I’ve had to hold onto this secret for a long time, but since it’s just been announced I can now tell you all. I did a song with Eminem for his new album Revival, which is out on the 15th of December. He is one of the reasons I started writing songs, and was such a pleasure to work with him. The song is called River, hope you like it. Yay x."
- source : Rolling Stone