Eminem had controversial songs and contains lots of profanity, however, he had some songs that are really meaningful and shows his vulnerability. He also wrote for his beloved daughter and how much he loves her.
The Real Slim Shady
” I’m sick of you little girl and boy groups all you do is annoy me
So I’ve been sent here to destroy you”
Eminem was known to lambast other artist which made him controversial which is evident in this song. He hates girl groups and boy groups and what he intends is they will become subject of his scrutiny. Although, his songs are intended for his art.
” Dear Stan, I meant to write you sooner but I’ve just been busy
You said your girlfriend’s pregnant now, how far along is she?”
This is the starting lines of Eminem’s response to an obsessive fan of him. However, it was found out that in the latter, Stan committed suicide. It was just a sad story.
” ‘Cause we need a little controversy,
‘Cause it feels so empty without me”
Eminem was extremely controversial back then and receiving backlash, and these words was his answer to them.
Cleaning Out My Closet
“See what hurts me the most is you won’t admit you was wrong”
You can feel there’s anger with these words from Em which he pertains his mom who has been mean to him.
Just Lose It
” That’s not a stab at Michael
That’s just a metaphor, I’m just psycho
I go a little bit crazy sometimes”
It is clear to everybody that it disses Michael Jackson who’s under child molestation case at that time. But he just meant to make fun. However, Michael Jackson cries foul on the words Eminem used.
” Hailie I know you miss your mom and I know you miss your dad
Well I’m gone but I’m trying to give you the life that I never had”
The song is intended for his daughter Haille. Despite the negative perception of people towards him, it shows Eminem is a good father to his daughter.
” We’ll walk this road together, through the storm
Whatever weather, cold or warm”
Eminem has gone to his darkest part of life and he had overcome them and now ready and not afraid of whatever happened in the past.
The Monster (with Rihanna)
” I’m friends with the monster that’s under my bed
Get along with the voices inside of my head”
The monster he may be talking about was the kind of person he was before. It has been a part of his life, but he learned something from it.
Lyrics from azlyrics.com
Credits to songwriters