Eminem and Rihanna Kick Off 'Monster Tour' With Nearly 50-Song Set in California

Three-hour performance included such classics as "Stan" and "Umbrella"

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Brennan Carley

On Thursday night in Pasadena, California, Rihanna and Eminem blasted through 48 songs on the opening night of their "Monster Tour," which included both collaborative and also individual sets.

Kicking off with Rihanna's "Numb" and seguing into her partner's "No Love (Don't Hurt Me)," the pair did less weaving back and forth between their catalogs than Beyoncé and Jay Z have done on their "On the Run" tour. Ri and Em chose to devote the majority of their show to individual performances, with the "Diamonds" singer digging mostly through her two most recent albums, Talk That Talk and Unapologetic. On the other hand, Slim Shady went down the "greatest hits" route, performing "Without Me," "Like Toy Soldiers," and more, much to fans' delight.

Each performer popped up during the other's set: Rihanna once again sang on "Stan" appearance and assisted Em with a surprising cover of B.o.B and Hayley Williams' "Airplanes Pt. 2." They closed the show with—what else?—a performance of "The Monster."

Check out the whole setlist (courtesy of Consequence of Sound) below, and scroll down further to see performances of "Stan," "What's My Name," and "Jump." Watch a 38-minute, fan-made compilation of the entire show above.

Eminem and Rihanna's "Monster" set list (August 7 at Pasadena's Rose Bowl Stadium):

"Numb" (Rihanna)
"No Love" (Eminem)
"Run This Town" (Jay Z cover)
"Live Your Life" (T.I. cover)
"Crack a Bottle" (Eminem)
"Won't Back Down" (Eminem)

Rihanna's set:

"What Now"
"Phresh Out the Runway"
"Birthday Cake"
"Talk That Talk"
"Rude Boy"
"What’s My Name"
"Pour It Up"
"Cockiness (Love It)"
"Man Down"
"You Da One"
"Wait Your Turn"
"Jump"
"Umbrella"
"All of the Lights"
"Rockstar 101"
"Where Have You Been"
"Stay"
"Love the Way You Lie" (with Eminem)

Eminem's set:

"3 a.m."
"Square Dance"
"Business Kill You"
"Evil Deeds"
"Rap God"
"Marshall Mathers"
"Just Don’t Give a Fuck"
"Still Don’t Give a Fuck"
"Criminal"
"The Way I Am"
"Airplanes Pt. 2" (B.o.B. cover with Rihanna)
"Stan" (with Rihanna)
"Like Toy Soldiers"
"Forever"
"Berzerk"
"'Till I Collapse"
"Cinderella Man"
"My Name Is"
"The Real Slim Shady"
"Without Me"
"Not Afraid"

"Diamonds" (Rihanna)
"We Found Love" (Rihanna)
"Lose Yourself" (Eminem)

Encore: "The Monster"

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