The interview immediately kicks off on a messy, yet amusing note, in which the group find humour in a Budden sex scandal rumour. From there, discourse takes a more serious turn, as Joe addresses his relationship with Eminem. Recall, the man previously found himself the reported target of Em's wrath on "Chloraseptic Remix." When Charlamagne inquires about whether Joe felt "forced" to throw shade at Em's Revival singles, he doubled down on his narrative. "I have a problem with artists who latch on to big movements when you trying to sell a record," says Joe. He does, however clarify that he cleared things up with Royce, who took issue with Joe's tirade.
As for Complex, Budden addressed his widely publicized departure with the company, citing "creative differences" as a prominent factor. "I thought it would be a bit more mature," said Budden, "I thought some of the content would be more mature." He does give a shoutout of sorts to former host Akademiks, admitting he'll check out the show for his opinion, though not "very often.