Why Eminem Only Wins When He’s The Favourite To Lose

Medium - 05-04


It wouldn’t be hard to argue that the lowest point of Eminem’s career was in 2007, when he almost died. The second is inarguably Revival. Around the time of his methadone overdose he recorded an unreleased song called “The Apple” where he details his storied complex about gaining respect. His voice hoarse, Eminem sounds genuinely perplexed when he asks, “What’s so different about my brain that separates me from other players in this game?” That’s the golden question.