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[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm] has been a mainstay in hip-hop ever since he exploded onto the scene with his 1999 single “My Name Is.”
The bleach blonde cutie with Detroit roots and a edge sharper than a knife gained instant success for his raw talent, outside-the-box style and in-your-face lyrics.
Since then, he’s proved to be the man to beat when it comes to rap, but also the man to partner with. His collaborations with Dido and Rihanna have garnered the sort of success that rappers struggle with when it comes to a mainstream pop audience.
Still, his personal demons and private drama have inspired some of the greatest hip-hop songs of the past decade with music videos that encapsulate the songs meanings in both poignant and oftentimes funny ways making it hard to narrow down exactly what Eminem’s best music video is.
Is it possible to even choose which video best represents The Real Slim Shady or will being confronted with this choice force you to Lose Yourself?
“My Name Is” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm] (1999)
- Even before we knew his name was Eminem, we knew his name was Slim Shady. A crazy blond guy that basically hated everything in a way that was both hilarious and eye opening, sort of like his lyrics.
“Stan” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dido[/lastfm] (2000)
- The music video highlights a crazed fan that alters his appearance and his life in order to get one step close to his idol, Eminem.
“Lose Yourself” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm] (2002)
- The song that highlights the film 8-Mile, the story of Eminem’s rise from the slums of Detroit to a hip-hop superstar also stars the late Britney Murphy.