Since the release of Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem's name dropping spasm caused many artists to feel heat from Em's lyrical assault. Shorty after the release of the album, a talk show host asked the artist if she was a singing rapper like Bone or Street like Will Smith. Em's response was that was he in the middle. This flare up the members and Krayzie Bone went in on him on that "Clash of the Titans" occupied by the instrumental of "Rap God".
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has been out since the early 90 (during the outbreak of Gangsta Rap). Their first underground release was "Faces of Death", under the group name "Bone Enterprise". Around the time that they met Eazy-E, they changed their name to "bone Thugs-N-Harmony" to best suit all of their personalities and skills. Throughout most of their career, the Leader Flesh-N-Bone has been incarcerated but still all 4 brothers held it down for the TRUs.
July 21, 2014, Krayzie Bone told Vibe that he will challenge Detroit rapper Eminem in the same interview discussing the studio release "Chasing The Devil". It didn't even start off as a beef. Krayzie just stated that Em is a beast on the mic and is one of the most deadliest MCs. The response to "Rap God" was not a diss to Shady or anyone in his camp. Now you see Eminem on NBC talking about his in the middle of the crack.
The infusional trend of singing and rapping" would of been as popular if Cleveland's own, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony didn't test the waters and put it out. Now the whole world is loving and using the style in today's most popular songs but with Autotune. The Legendary group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony paved a way for the young thugs and thugstas in this world. Remember they did what today's artist is doing without effects blending arsenalistic rhymes with soulful harmony.
On January 31, 2016, there was a rumor put out stating "Dr. Dre will produce Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's new song featuring Eminem" with a PhotoShop'd picture of them in the studio.You can believe it if you want to, you see the proof on the interview Em did on NBC. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be performing live in Detroit, click here for CONCERT DATES