God Sent Me To Piss The World Off is a four-part series about Eminem. Links to all parts are below. You can also download the whole thing as a PDF.
There’s Slim Shady, Eminem, and Marshall Mathers, three persons in one rap god.
Eminem’s early music feels like a vital window into this radically different free speech debate of the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Nobody embodies the white rapper in popular imagination quite like Eminem.
Watched in the context of his discography, 8 Mile feels less like a film about Eminem, the person, than about the environment that birthed him, that permeates his music.