The greatest rapper alive.
Eminem has done for the rap game what Michael Jordan did for the NBA. Shifted the culture.
I will never forget the day I saw 8 Mile for the first time. I was in seventh grade at a Bertucci’s in Westport, Connecticut. A post-season soccer pizza party. My best friend at the time’s father invited me to see the movie in theaters a few days earlier. He picked me up from the restaurant and drove us to the movie theater.
That was the last time I saw my friend’s father. It was also the first time I vividly remember getting lost in a movie. Since that day I have probably watched the movie a good 5-6 times and listened to the rap scenes way more. “Lose Yourself” is up there as one of my favorite Eminem tracks of all time. It’s safe to say 8 Mile has had an influence on my life.
Eminem’s catalogue is deep. He dropped his first album Infinite in 1996 and later caught the attention of the world when he released his major label debut The Slim Shady LP three years later. Em went on to become the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the US.
The career of Eminem is remarkable and still relevant. The Detroit rapper continues to play shows all over the world, including a handful of shows in Australia and a joint tour with superstar Rihanna.
Today, Eminem and Shady Records release Shady XV, a compilation album compiled of the various artists Mathers has signed over the years, including Yelawolf, and Slaughterhouse.
Here at The Drop, we decided to compile lyrics dedicated to sneakers, shoes, and everything in-between. Scroll through the list of songs to re-hear Eminem’s Greatest Sneaker Lyrics.
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