Exclusive Skylar Grey Interview | MTV News ::
“….Eminem has signed on to executive produce Skylar Grey’s major-label debut, Don’t Look Down, due this spring, and the singer/songwriter said his involvement in the project was natural, given their close working relationship over the past couple of years.
Grey contributed to Eminem’s Recovery album, penning his hit “Love the Way You Lie,“ and she even worked with him on Slaughterhouse’s Shady Records debut this year, so it was only right to keep things moving.
“Ever since we started working together, I’ve been playing him some of my music, and he just slowly became more involved, so we made it official,” Grey exclusively told MTV News, after it was announced that Em would oversee her LP….”
Eminem To Exec. Prod. Grey’s Debut | Rap-Up ::
“….Grey is getting a major co-sign. Eminem has signed on to executive produce the singer-songwriter’s debut album.
The first single, “C’mon Let Me Ride” featuring Eminem, was produced by Alex Da Kid, and mixed by Eminem and Alex. It will be released to all digital retailers on December 11. A video was recently shot in Detroit….”
Eminem To Executive Produce Skylar Grey | Idolator ::
“….Eminem is returning in grand form in 2013. On October 29, he surreptitiously revealed that his eighth album will drop next year, and today he announced he’s executive producing singer Skylar Grey‘s constantly-delayed debut album, which is now called Don’t Look Down (out spring 2013). In addition to overseeing the project, Em will be featured on the lead single “C’mon Let Me Ride,”….and Shady won’t just be rapping on the track — according to Complex, he’s also singing a Queen hook.
While Eminem and Skylar’s previous collaboration — “Love The Way You Lie,” which was co-written by Grey and went on to become a top-selling single of 2010 — was a gloomy affair, ”C’mon Let Me Ride” should be a bit lighter….”
Eminem Featured on Grey’s Upcoming Single | PopCrush ::
“….Eminem playing the role of Freddie Mercury? We can’t wait to hear this….Grey says the idea for using the Queen lines came from the rapper….“The first time I heard his verse, he had added that part in as well and it made me laugh, so we kept it.” Why not just sample the actual Queen track? “I love hearing Marshall change his voice like that and just, like, be a character, play a character, so I thought that was funnier, personally.”
Eminem, for one, has high hopes for ‘Don’t Look Down.’….“I think they will be as impressed as I am.”….”
Eminem To Executive Produce Don’t Look Down | PureVolume ::
“….it never hurts to have Eminem sign on as executive producer of your debut album, but Skylar Grey is no novice herself when it comes to music. The singer/songwriter played an integral part in some of Eminem’s own success stories—in addition to a bevy of other big-name artists, acting as co-writer….
Armed with a fresh team and new tunes, like the forthcoming single “C’mon Let Me Ride” ft. Eminem, Grey is ready to steal the spotlight in her own way….”
Eminem To Produce Skylar Grey | Gowhere Hip-Hop ::
“….fans of Eminem’s collaborations with Skylar Grey the last couple of years can rejoice at this news. Em is set to executive produce Skylar Grey’s debut album, Don’t Look Down, due out next Spring, as well as appear on the first single….
I, for one, am looking foward to the three artists working together, especially to this extent. I think hip hop fans will definitely have reason to tune into the whole project, starting this December….”