I think objectively speaking, it obviously has to be Stimulate. That's a really complete, well-put together piece of work that fits perfectly into the theme of The Eminem Show, and to this day I am still baffled that he chose to put Drips on it instead. But I guess it's no big deal.
I personally really enjoy his verse on Take The Whole World With Me with The Outsidaz. But then again, I find it interesting to read about the history between Pacewon and Eminem, so the song has a bit more context to me.
I also enjoyed his verse on No One's Iller a lot, and I remember when I first heard it it was my favourite thing i'd ever heard for a long time. Also, I know he didn't record it for the beat it was inevitably used for, but his verse on Hellbound.
A lot of people are going to disagree with me or think i'm stupid for this, but I really liked GOAT. Just the vision of him hiding away in the studio getting resentful, recording this song high out of his mind just attacking fucking everyone? That whole song has an aura of hating everybody that is more sincere than anything he's done since he returned with Relapse, and I find it annoying that people won't acknowledge it because it isn't technically proficient. People claim to like Eminem for the emotion he showcases, but the thing is that the songs from Straight From The Vault have more feeling in them than half his post 2009 catalogue. Or maybe that's just my opinion.
And this one is just personal to me, but I feel the entirety of Relapse and Refill is underrated, too, including Things Get Worse with B.O.B. The fact that he disowned it himself inevitably means that vague-minded fans will automatically disregard it. But I think otherwise. I enjoy those albums more than any of his modern ones, whether it's because of nostalgia or because I like the way it's self-centered but not to a point that it eclipses the narrative of the album is another story. But whatevs. Everyone just thinks it sucks now because Eminem said so. So okay.
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