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Eminem Explaining Why He Wanted To Work With Beyoncé Is The Purest Thing Ever

"First of all, Beyoncé is amazing!"

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Okay, when I first heard two of my favorite artists (Beyoncé and Eminem) were dropping a song together, my face looked a little something like this:

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"Walk on Water" dropped on Nov. 10 and is set as Eminem's lead single off his upcoming ninth studio album, Revival.

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Beyoncé immediately sucks you in with her voice in the song, so obviously I was at my desk looking like this:

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But I was still surprised by the collaboration. Luckily, the Detroit rapper read my mind. During a recent interview for Shade 45, Eminem explained why he's always wanted to work with Queen Bey.

"First of all, Beyoncé is amazing! It’s been on my wish list for a long time."

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"But I never really had a song that I felt like would be right to present to her. So, I was kinda' waitin'."

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"Then me and Paul kicked the idea around after I finished it, you know. And based off what it was about, I felt like she probably could relate to this, too."

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"Beyoncé’s always…everything she does is so perfect. But, the pressures behind that to…for her to do it so perfect, you know, I felt like she could probably relate to that."

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"‘Cuz I told her, I said, ‘I never seen you make a mistake before, ever.' Like, performance wise, everything."

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"Every song she puts out, every album, it’s so calculated and precise. And everything’s always so perfect."

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See, Em gets it! It's always nice to see celebrities appreciating other celebrities.

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Hopefully we get to see them perform the song together this weekend. Eminem is scheduled as SNL's musical guest for Nov. 18, alongside Chance the Rapper, who's hosting.

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