"Nowhere Fast"
Eminem Nowhere Fast Extended.png
Extended version cover
Single by Eminem featuring Kehlani
from the album Revival
ReleasedMarch 27, 2018 (2018-03-27)
Length4:38
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Eminem singles chronology
"River"
(2017)
"Nowhere Fast"
(2018)
"Caterpillar"
(2018)
Kehlani singles chronology
"Done for Me"
(2018)
"Nowhere Fast"
(2018)
"Playinwitme"
(2018)

"Nowhere Fast" is a song recorded by American rapper Eminem, featuring guest vocals from American singer Kehlani. It was written by Eminem, Tim James, Mark Batson, Thomas Armato Sturges and Antonina Armato, with production handled by Hit-Boy and Rock Mafia. The song was sent to radio on March 27, 2018, as the third single from Eminem's ninth studio album, Revival (2017). An extended version was released ten days earlier on March 17, 2018.[1][2]

Live performances

On March 11, 2018, the artists performed the song's extended version live at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The performance centers around the theme of gun violence, featuring a new verse by Eminem at the beginning, which was inspired by the aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.[3][4] Alex Moscou, a survivor of the shooting, introduced the performance with a speech: "We're tired of hearing politicians send their thoughts and prayers to us, and doing nothing to make the necessary changes to prevent this tragedy from happening again. If those elected to represent won't do what's right to keep us safe, we're going to be too loud for them to ignore."[5][6]

Track listing

Digital download – extended version[7]
No.TitleLength
1."Nowhere Fast" (featuring Kehlani) (extended version)4:38
CD single[8]
No.TitleLength
1."Nowhere Fast" (featuring Kehlani) (extended version)4:38
2."Nowhere Fast" (featuring Kehlani)4:26

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from Tidal.[9][10]

Charts

Chart (2017–18) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[11] 76
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[12] 81
Germany (Official German Charts)[13] 98
Ireland (IRMA)[14] 59
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 96
US Bubbling Under Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[16] 9

Release history

Region Date Format Version Label Ref.
Various March 17, 2018 Digital download Extended [7]
United States March 27, 2018 Contemporary hit radio
  • Shady
  • Interscope
[17]
Rhythmic contemporary radio [18]
Germany July 6, 2018 CD single N/A
  • Aftermath
  • Shady
  • Interscope
[8]

References

  1. ^ Kim, Michelle (March 17, 2018). "Eminem and Kehlani Share New NRA-Bashing Version of "Nowhere Fast": Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  2. ^ Goddard, Kevin (March 16, 2018). "Eminem Releases Extended Version Of "Nowhere Fast" Feat. Kehlani". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Kreps, Daniel (March 12, 2018). "Eminem Slams NRA With New 'Nowhere Fast' Verse at iHeartRadio Awards". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  4. ^ Lee, Christina (March 12, 2018). "Eminem Slams The NRA With A New 'Nowhere Fast' Verse In A Fiery iHeartRadio Music Awards Performance". Uproxx. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  5. ^ Welsh, Daniel (March 12, 2018). "Eminem Lampoons NRA With iHeartRadio Awards 'Nowhere Fast' Performance". HuffPost. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  6. ^ Skelton, Eric (March 12, 2018). "Eminem Performs Gun Control-Inspired Version of "Nowhere Fast" With Kehlani at iHeartRadio Music Awards". Complex. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Nowhere Fast (feat. Kehlani) [Extended Version] - Single by Eminem on Apple Music". iTunes Store (CA). Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Eminem: Nowhere Fast Feat. Kehlani (2-Track) (Explicit) (Maxi-CD) — jpc" (in German). jpc. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  9. ^ "Revival / Eminem TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  10. ^ "Nowhere Fast (feat. Kehlani) [Extended Version] by Eminem on Spotify". Spotify. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  11. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #452". auspOp. December 23, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  12. ^ "Eminem Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  13. ^ "Eminem feat. Kehlani – Nowhere Fast" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  14. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Eminem". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  15. ^ "Eminem feat. Kehlani – Nowhere Fast". Singles Top 100. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  16. ^ "Kehlani Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. May 28, 2019. Archived from the original on May 26, 2018.
  17. ^ "Top 40/M Future Releases". All Access Media Group. Archived from the original on March 17, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  18. ^ "Top 40/R Future Releases". All Access Media Group. Archived from the original on March 17, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2018.