I look in the mirror, my only opponent
His only real competition is himself
If the last part was able to break out of the “dead” rappers, with Lil Wayne, think this is about Eminem. He referenced an Em song in the last line, then says this.
Seems like a reference to a Going Through Changes line. And not only that, theres just so many times in his career where he has mentioned mirrors talking to him.
My Darling is based on a conversation that starts with a mirror “growing lips” and talking to him.
The intro to the slim shady EP sort of explains how “Slim Shady” And “Eminem” turned into one person when he broke a mirror. What this giant metaphor, dragged through the last 14 years of his music actually means, who knows. But I think Jay-Z seems to.
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