"Elevator"
Promotional single by Eminem
from the album Relapse: Refill
ReleasedDecember 15, 2009 (digital)[1]
Recorded2008–09
GenreHip hop
Length4:53
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Eminem
Eminem chronology
"Hell Breaks Loose"
(2009)
"Elevator"
(2009)
"Drop the World"
(2009)

"Elevator" is a song by American rapper Eminem, featured on his 2009 album Relapse: Refill, the re-release of his album Relapse. "Elevator" was the second promotional single released on December 15, released the same day as "Hell Breaks Loose". On the issue of January 2, 2010, "Elevator" debuted at #67 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Controversy

The lyrics of the song struck controversy, as Eminem raps this message to former *NSYNCer Lance Bass: "Sorry Lance, Mr. Lambert and Aiken ain't gonna make it... They get so mad when I call them both faggots...." Adam Lambert, the American Idol season 8 runner-up said on Twitter: "Wow Eminem mentioned me in a song? I must be doin something right," and "Even if he used the f word. Whatev."[2]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Elevator" (Explicit Album Version)Eminem4:53

Charts

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[3] 59
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 67

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2015-03-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-27. Retrieved 2010-02-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Canadian Hot 100: Week of January 02, 2010 (Biggest Jump)". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Hot 100: Week of January 02, 2010 (Biggest Jump)". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2 August 2011.