No, if he had
He wouldn't have ended up in these rhymes on my pad

from Eminem – Rhyme or Reason Lyrics on Rap Genius


This is an answer to the question from the bridge: “has he taken any time to show you what you need to live?”. Obviously Em was too young (18 months) to learn anything from him except how to abandon a family, so the answer is a resounding no. Em also says that if his father had actually taken the time to raise him he wouldn’t have dissed him in his songs so much.

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