Wasn't it the reason you made that CD for me Ma
So you could try to justify the way you treated me Ma
Eminem’s mother, Debbie Mathers, made a song for Eminem, trying to explain herself to her son. The song was “Dear Marshall” on a CD called “Set the Record Straight,” featuring a group called IBX with Debbie in the background reciting a letter in a voiceover.
Another way to interpret this line is the fact that Eminem’s mom actually paid for The Slim Shady LP to be produced. He is saying that she paid for it because she was trying to justify the way she treated him as a child
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