This Footage Of Eminem Rapping Before He Was Famous Shows How Good He Was Even Then
Everyone has to get their start somewhere. Especially in the world of music. Sometimes all it takes is one big break to help catapult an obscure artist into the stratosphere.
That was definitely the case with one Eminem back in the day.
Eminem’s break came when he got to work a little of his magic on a college radio program called “The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show.”
Check out this clip from August 20th, 1998, which shows a VERY young Marshall Mathers freestyling.
When discussing the show, Eminem stated, “Stretch and Bobbito was our dream. The fact we had a chance to be on it was crazy. It was certainly a highlight and a boost for my career and self esteem. We felt like we made it.”
It certainly worked out that way because five months later he hit it big for the first time with his single “My Name Is.”
The footage comes from a documentary that appeared on Showtime earlier this year called “Stretch & Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives” if you’d like to see more.