I’m always interested in an artist’s process – where they work, how they develop ideas, what tools and technology they use. Looking at Eminem’s pages, I’m fascinated how these turn into fully formed songs.
Below are many, most from his 2008 autobiography The Way I Am, including the Oscar-winning song “Lose Yourself“:
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