updated 06/12/2008 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 06/12/2008 AT 1:45 PM ET
Eminem resurfaced Tuesday night on his Sirius Satellite radio station, Shade 45, to play a joke on fellow rapper LL Cool J, during a segment on Tony Touch’s Toca Tuesday show, MTVnews.com reports.
LL Cool J was a guest on the show, when fan calls began to pour in. One caller identified himself as “Jason from Miami.” Jason, a self-proclaimed “die hard LL fan” challenged the rap pioneer to a game of Name That Tune with Cool J’s own lyrics.
“I don’t know if I’ll be able to do it, but I’ll try I’ll play the game with you! Why not?” Cool J laughed as ‘Jason’ began to recite rhymes. Cool J immediately recognized the first line from his song “Eat Em Up L Chill.”
After two more tunes, an impressed Cool J marveled, “You sound hot saying the joints! That sounds like you need to write some bars, homie! … You sound good, baby.”
The caller then asked if he could rap a song he wrote himself. “Can I drop a little something?’ ‘Jason’ asked. He then began reciting the lyrics to Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself,” and Eminem’s identity was revealed.
“I’ve been a fan forever,” Eminem told Cool J, as they laughed about the prank. The two rappers then chatted on-air, and Eminem asked Cool J when they could hang out. “I got cable at my house, and the game is on,” Eminem insisted. “Let’s break bread; I’m coming to the house!” Cool J responded.
Although he did not address rumors of his health problems and weight gain, Emimem told the host, “Everything is good. I’m just in the studio now working on songs.”
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