Nuttin' to Do

Eminem, Bad Meets Evil

About Nuttin' to Do

"Nuttin' to Do" / "Scary Movies" is the first single by hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, composed of Detroit rappers Eminem and Royce da 5'9", released on October 1, 1999 by Game Recordings. A year later, Bad Meets Evil would break up and Eminem would go on to work with D12 and Royce Da 5'9" would work on solo projects. Royce took "Nuttin' to Do" for his album Build and Destroy, and he also featured the sequel to "Scary Movies" as a solo song on it called "Scary Movies (The Sequel)". "Scary Movies" was also featured on the soundtrack to the 2000 film Scary Movie. 

[Royce]	What? Uhh..
[Em]	The Bad..
[Royce]	Yeah..
[Em]	The Evil..


Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (/ˌɛmɪˈnɛm/; often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor. He is consistently cited as one of the greatest and most influential artists of all time in any genre, with Rolling Stone ranking him 83rd on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and labelling him the "King of Hip Hop". He will often be called " Slim Shady" at times. He has gotten into quite some rap battles against MGK, ( Machine Gun Kelly) Snoop Dog, etc. more »

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13 facts about this song

Release Date
"Nuttin' to Do" by Eminem and Royce da 5'9" was released in October 1999.
As Bad Meets Evil
This song is credited under the duo's collaborative alias, Bad Meets Evil, which is made up of Eminem and Royce da 5'9".
This song was released as a B-side to the single "Scary Movies".
Label Dispute
The release of "Nuttin' to Do" was affected by Eminem's label dispute with his manager Marky Bass, causing its limited distribution.
Produced by
The song was produced by Eminem along with Kon Artis, an associate and member of D12.
Lyrical Content
"Nuttin' to Do" showcases Eminem and Royce’s rhyming abilities, with each artist delivering aggressive and humorous verses.
Recorded at
The song was reportedly recorded at Studio 8 in Ferndale, Michigan.
Eminem and Royce da 5'9" reunited as Bad Meets Evil after a long hiatus and released an EP called "Hell: The Sequel" in 2011, but "Nuttin' to Do" was not included in this project.
Music Video
Despite its popularity among fans, "Nuttin' to Do" didn't come with an official music video.
Underground Hit
Even though the song didn't reach mainstream charts due to limited distribution, it is considered an underground hip-hop classic.
Sample Used
"Nuttin' to Do" employs a sample from the song “I Don’t Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky” by the band Ripple.
Live Performances
Although Bad Meets Evil reunited and staged several performances, "Nuttin' to Do" was rarely performed live by the duo.
Critical Reception
Critics praised the song for its lyricism and the chemistry between Eminem and Royce da 5'9".

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