Preacher preacher! Fifth grade teacher!
You can't reach me, my mom can't neither

from Eminem – Criminal Lyrics on Rap Genius


Eminem portrays himself just the way the media wants him to be portrayed — as an immature asshole that refuses to listen to authority. This is also a reference to a classic line from 2Pac’s “If I Die 2Nite”, which makes sense considering both were misunderstood and slandered by the media for disobeying the higher ups in society:

Addicted to drama so even mama couldn’t raise me
Even the preacher and all my teachers couldn’t reach me"

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