Bad Guy by Eminem

Part of the 2013 “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” album, “Bad Guy” was co-written by Eminem, Sarah Jaffe, M. Samuels, V. Profera, N. Fisher, and S. Hacker. This song serves as a sequel to “Stan”, one of Eminem’s most iconic tracks. “Bad Guy” is told from the perspective of Matthew Mitchell, the younger brother of Stan, seeking revenge on Eminem for his brother’s death.

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Fun Fact: “Stan”, the precursor to “Bad Guy”, was such a significant song that the term “stan”, meaning an overzealous fan, was later added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

In “Bad Guy”, Eminem confronts his own demons and past actions, acknowledging the impact of his words and the responsibility that comes with his platform.

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