"Not Alike"
Song by Eminem featuring Royce da 5'9"
from the album Kamikaze
ReleasedAugust 31, 2018
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Length4:48
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Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)

"Not Alike" is a song by American rapper Eminem featuring fellow American rapper Royce da 5'9" from the former's album Kamikaze (2018).[2] It has reached the top 40 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and the United States.

Composition

In the first part of the song, the Tay Keith-produced instrumental that interpolates BlocBoy JB's "Look Alive", while Eminem imitates the flow of Migos' "Bad and Boujee".[3] The second beat was produced by Ronny J. The song disses rapper Machine Gun Kelly, who called Eminem's daughter, Hailie Jade, "hot as fuck" in 2012. At the time, Kelly was 22 and Hailie was 16.[4][5]

Response

On September 3, 2018, Machine Gun Kelly released "Rap Devil", a response to Not Alike. On September 14, 2018, Eminem responded to Rap Devil, releasing the diss track "Killshot".

Charts

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 23
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 39
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 18
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[9] 17
France (SNEP)[10] 77
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 57
Greece Digital International Singles (IFPI)[12] 5
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[13] 18
Italy (FIMI)[14] 48
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[15] 50
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[16] 20
Norway (VG-lista)[17] 24
Portugal (AFP)[18] 21
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[19] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[20] 42
US Billboard Hot 100[21] 24
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[22] 17

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[23] Gold 35,000double-dagger
United Kingdom (BPI)[24] Silver 200,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Notes

References

  1. ^ Kamikaze (liner notes). Eminem. Shady Records. 2018.((cite AV media notes)): CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. ^ Hughes, William (August 31, 2018). "Eminem Drops a Surprise Album, Raps About Venom". The A.V. Club. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Ford, Matt (September 29, 2018). "Marshall Lays Down the Law: Eminem 'Kamikaze' Review". Medium.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ Robertson, Iyana (October 19, 2015). "Machine Gun Kelly Says His 2012 Tweet About Eminem's Daughter Still Affects His Career". Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  5. ^ "No Reason (The Mosh Pit Song) [feat. Machine Gun Kelly & Y2] - Single by Tech N9ne". Apple Music. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  6. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  7. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  8. ^ "Eminem Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  9. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201836 into search. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  10. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  11. ^ "Eminem feat. Royce Da 5'9" – Not Alike" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  12. ^ "Official IFPI Charts – Digital Singles Chart (International) – Week: 36/2018". IFPI Greece. Archived from the original on September 17, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Stream Top 40 slágerlista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  14. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". Top Digital Download. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  15. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  16. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  17. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". VG-lista. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  18. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  19. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Select SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201836 into search. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  20. ^ "Eminem+feat%2E+Royce+Da+5%279%27%27 – Not Alike". Singles Top 100. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  21. ^ "Eminem Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  22. ^ "Eminem Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  23. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2019 Singles" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved December 3, 2021.
  24. ^ "British single certifications – Eminem Ft Royce Da 5'9 – Not Alike". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved February 11, 2021.