Stephen: Ed Sheeran and Eminem struck up pen pal friendship over cassette love
Published on October 26th, 2021 @ 3:19 PM
Ed Sheeran is loved by many and apparently, he’s established a pen pal-esque relationship with Eminem over a shared hobby of collecting cassette tapes.
According to HipHopDX on Monday, Ed, who has collab’d with Em on songs like “River,” “Those Kinda Nights” and “Remember The Name,” said during an episode of Later… With Jools Holland, “I collect cassettes and I’ve got Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, and they are quite difficult to find. The only person I know who collects the same is Eminem. He collects cassettes—that’s his thing. He loves collecting. He is avid at going to find them. We have started having this… it’s like a very cool pen pal thing.”
He added, “I got a message the other day about an LL Cool J cassette. He said, ‘This is the cassette which made me want to start rapping.’ I sent him Van Morrison and I will send him David Gray’s White Ladder next.”
Ed Sheeran is currently self-isolating as the British crooner revealed this past weekend that he tested positive with COVID-19.