"The Monster" is a single from American rapper Eminem, the fourth song from the eighth studio album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and published on 29 October 2013. The song is played along with Barbadian singer Rihanna. This is their fourth collaboration, after the note Love the Way You Lie, the sequel to Love the Way You Lie Part II and the track Numb contained in the seventh album of Rihanna, Unapologetic. The song, written by Bebe Rehxa, speaks to defeat the monsters that are inside and outside of us.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, known by his stage name Eminem is an MC, rapper, record producer and actor. He became popular in 1999 with his album, The Slim Shady LP, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. His next album, The Marshall Mathers LP, became the second album best selling hip hop history, just behind Life After Death by The Notorious BIG and the fastest in the United States. Eminem gained greater popularity, highlighting his own record label, Shady Records, and brought his group D12 to mainstream recognition.