Here’s a serious question. Does Eminem consider himself the greatest of all time? In a medium where participants regularly call themselves “The Best Rapper Alive” or give their albums self-referential titles like The G.O.A.T., for an emcee as accomplished Marshall Mathers to dance around the topic stands out like a green hat with an orange bill. We dig into Slim Shady’s relationship with the throne in this edition of The Breakdown.

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