Blender magazine spoke with Obie Trice in their Next Big Thing feature, where he talked about being Eminem’s new prodigy. “I owe it all to Marshall,” he said. “That man saved my life.” Trice spoke of the time he was nearly killed selling crack. “This one guy, high on crack, held a gun to my head, creaming that he was going to shoot me. As soon as he turned his back, I jumped out the window, glass everywhere, fell into the backyard and ran up the street, just waiting for the bullet to crack my skull.” But prison and becoming a father convinced him to go straight.