I’m Shady

I’m Shady

Eminem

Eminem raps about his life as a white trash drug dealer and helps introduce the Slim Shady character to the masses. Off The Slim Shady LP, which came out when Slim Shady was not yet widely known.

Melodically and thematically similar to Curtis Mayfield’s “Pusherman”:

On this topic, in Angry Blonde Em wrote:

It’s funny cause I didn’t get the idea from Mayfield’s song. I got it from Ice-T’s “Power” record. I didn’t know Ice got it from “Pusherman.” I used the melody but changed the words.