Eminem Responds To Barack Obama’s Citation From ‘Lose Yourself’

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During the presidential campaign of 2008, Barack Obama used the lyrics from Eminem’s song ‘Lose Yourself’ as an inspiration. Recently Eminem has responded to Obama‘s dramatic reading of ‘Lose Yourself”.

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Former US President launched a new Instagram series last week. In that series, he tried to look back from his presidency to tie in with his recently published memoir A Promised Land.

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In a video, Obama spoke about his 2008 campaign for the presidency. He said, “When I needed some inspiration on the presidential campaign I often turned to music,” Obama also added, “It was rap that got my head in the right place. Two songs especially: Jay-Z‘s ‘My 1st Song’ and Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself”. He continued “Both were about defying the odds and putting it all on the line.”

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Eminem responded to the clip of Obama’s reading along with a prayer hands emoji. ‘Lose Yourself’ was featured in a Spotify playlist last November. It was shared by the former president to promote his new memoir.