Conway the Machine Talks About His Relationship With Kanye West & Eminem
Conway's constant press appearances in support of his first studio album, God Don’t Make Mistakes, He comes to speak about his relationships with two pillars of hip-hop culture - Eminem and Kanye West.
Shady Records, founded by Eminem and Paul Rosenberg, has been supportive of Conway's debut. As for Kanye, Conway appeared on 2021's Donda and has been able to build a relationship with the Yeezy mogul in recent months. In an interview with The Breakfast Club, Conway explained how they first met through a mutual friend.
“We went to Sunday Service out there in Cali and Ye seen us in the crowd and after the service, called us in the back,” he said before revealing he had been invited by Ye to his studio. “That’s what happened, before you know it, I was out there for like, a week with him. I went back again and that’s when we worked on Donda.”
Charlamagne Tha God asked him if he was closer to Kanye than Eminem, and he responded, “Yeah. It was more business [with Eminem]. I don’t want to say the wrong thing. I’m kinda careful, but it was more business, and rightfully so, that’s how our relationship started. We didn’t really have no, I guess, relationship like that. We spoke a couple times on the phone, kicked it with him a couple of times at Coachella and stuff like that, but he a good dude.”
“He called me, told my album was a classic, man, and he love what I’m doing. I don’t got nothing bad to say about him but you know, Ye and Hov, guys like that, they more [personal].”