My Band
by D12

Album: D12 World (2004)
Charted: 2 6

Songfacts®:

  • This song is based around the common misconception that Eminem is the lead singer of D12. It depicts Eminem showing signs of arrogance and over-satisfaction about his supposed status as lead singer while the other members of D12 show signs of envy and jealousy. The song also contains numerous pop culture references and allusions to previous works by Eminem. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alec Thorp - Yorktown Heights, NY
  • Among the allusions mentioned in the previous songfact, the main references are the following:

    Slim Shady: Eminem's nickname;
    Russell Simmons: Hip-Hop mogul and entrepreneur, founder of Def Jam Records;
    DJ Clue: Artist best known for his mixtapes, also a DJ on WQHT (Hot 97) in New York;
    Obie and Dre: Rapper Obie Trice has recorded with Eminem. Rapper and producer Dr. Dre is Eminem's mentor;
    "Lose Yourself" / "Superman": Eminem videos;
    Marshall: Eminem's birth name, Marshall Mathers;
    50: Rapper 50 Cent, famous for his great body;
    The Real Roxanne: 1980s rapper Adelaida Martinez. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France

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