Eminem is a rapper's rapper. Just listen to songs like "Rap God" and you'll see. That guy lives and breathes hip-hop and all he wants to be is considered a master of his craft, the Best Rapper Alive. Eminem has had a hard life, but hip-hop has always been his escape. Even though his mic skills have brought him millions of dollars, an incredible amount of fame (and a house with a fucking elevator), it's always been most obvious that what Em has always most craved is respect. And there's no respect quite like respect from your professional peers. Lucky for him, over a decade into his career, Em is one of the most very most respected rappers in hip-hop. Not just as a veteran artist, but as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
To help celebrate the release of his eighth studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, we spoke to 30 hip-hop aritsts about their favorite Eminem song, album, and moment. One thing was abundantly clear, whether we spoke to legends like Diddy, Redman, and Prodigy or younger artists like Chance The Rapper, Ab-Soul, and Hopsin or Shady Records artists like Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf, everyone loves them some Slim Shady. Here's what they had to say...
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