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instead resorts to a series of gut-punches, detailing a life where "success is the only motherfucking option".
Ironically, this is Eminem
out of character, the worried father who works relentlessly to succeed but then "goes home and barely knows his own daughter". It is real, it is difficult and it is the sound of a man racing so far ahead of his peers - both inside and out of hip-hop – that the competition must be embarrassed. Genius.
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