Eminem, “We Got ‘Em, Goin’” (Originally Published January/February 2005)

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Marshall Mathers returns to his favorite magazine to speak out on freedom of speech, satire, race, music, Michael Jackson and the President. Pay attention, homie! Interview: Chairman Jefferson Mao Images: Clay Patrick McBride In the waiting area of 54 Sound, a state-of-the-art recording studio tucked away on a typically nondescript stretch of Detroit’s 9 Mile Road, a scenario is unfolding that few hip-hop fans could ever imagine: Eminem—rap’s contentious king of pain, the pale poster boy of beef, Mr. Anger Management himself— is in the midst of being served a barrage of snaps courtesy of a fellow ...

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