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Album: RecoveryReleased: 2010Charted:
On this mellow track Eminem compares his hip-hop career to torn relationships, detailing how his devotion to music and the resulting fame has affected his ability to relate to women.
The song was produced by DJ Khalil and features the vocals of Liz Rodrigues, who is a member of the producer's group. The Toronto-based singer also appears on the Recovery track, "Almost Famous."
Eminem explained this song's meaning to Vibe magazine: "What the whole song is saying is that I have a strange relationship with hip-hop because I love it so much. I go through this thing in my head a lot, which I'm sure every rapper does, where you give your life to this thing. You literally give everything that you got. I come to work some days wearing the same thing two days in a row—baggy sweats—just dedicating my life to this. And there are times that I feel like I get the respect that I deserve and there are times where I feel like I don't."