Eminem turned down $8 million to perform at the FIFA World Cup

Argentina make history at 2022 FIFA World Cup Leading up to important celebrations Fans after returning home. Apparently, the only thing missing from this important sporting moment was rap music legend, Eminem. While Nicki Minaj teamed up for Maluma and Miriam The official FIFA fan celebration anthemParticipants, respectively 50 cents (real name Curtis Jackson), could be treated to a solo performance from the Detroit native.

During a visit to REAL 92.3 FM’s show Big Boys Neighborhood, the mogul revealed that Eminem turned down the chance to perform at the FIFA World Cup.

“I got an inquiry about the World Cup, and they had a budget of $9 million. I took one, and then the other eight would have been for him. However, after sharing the offer with Eminem’s manager, Paul Rosenberg, it was quickly shut down.

“[Paul] Like, he’s not going to do it.” While Jackson has discussed on several occasions how he’s walked away from lucrative deals, including a $1.3 million offer from Universal Music Group, he was surprised by Eminem’s decision. Performance at the Super Bowl Dr. With Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, and 50 Cent.

“If you do a solo performance, you do the biggest live sports event in the world,” Jackson said, referring to the World Cup.

Although Jackson doesn’t specifically mention which year his coach was asked to perform at the tournament, rumors about the league having difficulty booking talent for last year’s series in Qatar overall may have some truth to it.

During the same interview, Jackson shared that he is currently working on a television series honoring Eminem’s life and legacy, saying, “I want to bring … I am. will be bring 8 miles On television,” Jackson said, “we’re in motion. It will be great. i am working I ain’t got no shit.”

Watch the full interview above.


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