Ed Sheeran – Remember the Name Ft. Eminem and 50 Cent (Lyrics Review and Song Meaning)
“Remember the Name” is the eighth track on the 2019 album ‘No.6 Collaborations Project’ by Ed Sheeran. The song features vocals by Ed’s favourite rapper Eminem and 50 Cent.
‘No.6 Collaborations Project‘ follows Ed’s collaborations EP series, left off at #5 in 2011. The 2019 album contains a massive list of collaborations from Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Bruno Mars, Skrillex, Khalid, Travis Scott, Stormzy, Justin Bieber, Meek Mill and more. In an interview with Charmalagne Tha God, Ed Sheeran called this album a ‘compilation of artist that he is a fan of.’
Ed Sheeran has confessed that he is a big fan of Eminem, which paved the way for their first collaboration titled “River” by Eminem. This is their second collaboration and Ed’s first collaboration with 50 Cent.
Listen to “Remember The Name” below.
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The song speaks about all the reasons why people remember their name. All three artists, Ed Sheeran, 50 Cent and Eminem, came from nothing into the music industry and have made themselves to platinum-selling multi-millionaire performers. In his verse, Eminem also mentions that he is not ready to retire from rap yet.
In the first verse of the song, Ed Sheeran says how he has come from zero to become one of the best-selling artists in the world. His ongoing ‘Divide’ world tour became the highest-grossing world tour ever, passing U2. However, one thing he wanted more than anything else in life is a collaboration with Eminem and 50 Cent. Life goals checked!
The album releases on July 12, 2019.