Remember when Ronnie died and you said you wished it was me

from Eminem – Cleanin' Out My Closet Lyrics on Rap Genius


Ronnie is Eminem’s uncle who shot/killed himself. Ronnie was the man who gave Eminem a tape with the song Reckless. which inspired Eminem to start rapping. Ronnie was one of the very vew people Eminem really loved, since he was being bullied all through his childhood, and his mother wasn’t any better.
One day, Eminem’s mother told him that he should have died instead of Ronnie in an arguement and she claims of saying it as well in her book, My Son Marshall — My Son Eminem

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