To celebrate the appearance of the new track from Em that emerged last night (http://thesportandmusicblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/new-music-eminem-survival.html) I’m tacking you all the way to 2000 for what I believe to not only be the best song he has ever written but one of the best songs in hip hop, ever. I know that it’s a big call to say that Stan is one of the greatest hip hop songs ever but here is my reasoning.
Anyway the track samples Dido ‘Thank you’ and is pretty much responsible for launching her career, and she even appears in the video. It peaked at number 3 in both the UK and the US. And even managed to create term used in hip hop slang, a ‘Stan.’
So here it is….