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Eminem continues to be one of hip-hop’s most complex figures. Although the lyricist has been mum in the media in recent years, he caused a firestorm just last week when he took 45 to task in the BET Hip Honors cyphers that made worldwide headlines.

The Grammy winning rapper turns 45 today. And while the Detroit native is no saint, he’s definitely served the masses by blessing folks with some powerful verses that make you want to kill that job interview, land that three-point buzzer beater on the court, and confront your own inner demons.

Check out 10 of Em’s most fire verses, all colder than Mom’s spaghetti.

Eminem Verses To Live By
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