“Even if you are wrong, you are right,” she sings over his haunting instrumental. “Even if that’s a tear that you’re crying, it’s alright / ‘Cause I got your back and I know that you got mine.”
Shady’s verse brings the entire concept home. “You always ride,” he raps. “Whatever the plan is / ‘Til the end, even if I led us into an ambush.”
Grey opened up about the Em-produced collab during an interview with Rolling Stone . “Since the first day I started writing ‘Kill for You,’ I thought the Bonnie and Clyde message would be more powerful as a duet,” she said. “I was stoked when Marshall put a verse on it.”
This is familiar territory for Skylar and Em. The frequent collaborators have teamed up on a slew of tracks, including Rihanna and Slim’s “Love the Way You Lie” (which Grey penned), Dr. Dre’s “I Need a Doctor,” and Em’s “Asshole.” More recently,Slim also produced another Natural Causes single, “Come Up for Air,” which dropped earlier this month.
Natural Causes follows 2013’s Don’t Look Down , which Eminem coincidentally executive produced. The 13-track effort is due tomorrow (Sept. 23) just as Skylar kicks off her tour in San Francisco.