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10 Best Little Known Eminem Songs

Updated on July 8, 2015

Over the years, Eminem has created some great albums.

Yet some of his best tracks don't get as much attention as they deserve. They may not have made an album for one reason or another, but they are just as raw and lyrical as the rest of his catalog. This includes unreleased tracks and old mix-tape songs that have flown under the radar.


Eminem - "Stimulate" (2002)

Stimulate was featured on the Cleaning Out My Closet Single B-Side. The song starts with a smooth beat, then Em opens with that 2002 style we all love so much. He goes on to talk about people taking his lyrics too seriously and overlooking the fact that he is but an entertainer.

"My lyrical content is constantly under fire /

No wonder why I constantly bomb back /

To combat attacks with constant concepts /

When lyrics are constantly took outta context"

Eminem "Stimulate" Audio


Eminem - "Despicable" (2010)

Despicable was sort of a promotional "freestyle" released in July of 2010 in anticipation for Recovery . He first raps over Drake's "Over", and then Lloyd Bank's "Beamer, Benz, or Bentley" instrumental. Let's just say, he kills it...

"Pull your verse out the beat and stomp on it!"

Was that a shot at Drake? Eminem claims to be "waterloggin'" the beat, basically claiming it for himself. No one will argue that he went just a little harder than Drake did. The transition from one instrumental to another is a smooth one. If only he would do this more often.

"I come around like what goes around /

What goes up must come down /

Anyone who comes up must go down /

Might as well go for the gusto now!"

Eminem "Despicable" Audio


Eminem - "Til' Hell Freezes Over" (1998)

Til' Hell Freezes Over is apparently one of the first, if not the very first, track produced for Shady by Dr. Dre when he was first signed to Aftermath.

No true Hip-Hop fan can deny the raw viciousness of a freshly signed Eminem.

The song comes with all of the wit, humor, and lyricism that a '98 Em track is expected to come with.

"That's why my brain is out of order/

That's probably why my nights are getting colder and my days seem shorter/

But as the world turns and I keep growing older/

I'll be living this hip hop till hell freezes over."

Eminem "Til' Hell Freezes Over" Audio


"2.0 Boys" Featuring Yelawolf & Slaughterhouse (2011)

2.0 Boys is the first song released to feature the entire roster of the Shady Records renaissance.

It's a song for those who appreciate lyrics and wordplay - the song a rapper would listen to. Crooked I stands out in particular on this joint, but they all kill it.

We came to monopolize the game/

Illuminati is here/

Yeah, human oddities/

At odds with us, your squad's gotta be."

Eminem "2.0 Boys" Audio

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"Get You Mad" (1999)

Get You Mad was recorded for Sway & King Tech, and also included on the special edition of The Slim Shady LP. The song was his first shot at Cannibus, along with ICP and other artists. This is Eminem at the peak of his humorous rap, essentially making fun of the beef he had with other artists at the time.

"So if I hurt your self-esteem and you get dissed too bad/

You know I just be saying that to get you mad."

Eminem "Get You Mad" Audio

"Any Man" (1998)

Any Man is the song on Rawkus Records Soundbombing II that Stan thinks is phat. It most definitely is phat Stan. Prime Eminem building momentum to break into the mainstream Hip-Hop scene.

"I'm Slim, the Shady is really a fake alias/

To save me with in case I get chased by space aliens."

Eminem "Any Man" Audio


"Don't Front" (2013)

Don't Front is a bonus track that didn't make it onto The Marshall Mathers LP 2 due to sample clearance issues. Instead it was released as a bonus for ordering Call of Duty: Ghosts. None the less it is one of the best songs from the "MMLP2 era." An ode to the real rappers out there, it is a lyrically incredible song.

"Cause on the mic I gotta represent the real rappers/

The real rappers get their mothaf**kin' skills cracking."

Eminem "Don't Front" Audio

"50 Ways" (Year Unknown)

50 Ways was definitely not recorded in 2011, but that's the year that it surfaced on the web. It is hard to determine precisely where and when this track was recorded. An educated guess would be that it's from the Marshall Mathers LP era.

The song includes a lovely sample from Paul Simon's - "50 Ways to Leave your Lover." The same song was also sampled to create "Murder Murder" from The Slim Shady EP. The happy melody that is the chorus ends with Em starting to spit over an ominous sounding beat.

"The problem is all inside your head she said to me/

The answer is easy if you take it logically/

I'd like to help you in your struggle to be free/

There must be 50 ways to leave your lover."

Eminem "50 Ways" Audio


"Bump Heads" Featuring G-Unit (2003)

Bump Heads is a song from the Straight from the Lab mixtape. Slim & G-Unit take shots at Ja Rule & Irv Gotti.

"We'd all much rather get along than fight you/

Me and Hailie danced to your songs, we liked you!/

And you don't really wanna step inside no mic booth/

C'mon now, you know the white boy'll bite you/

I hurt your pride dawg and you know I don't like to"

Eminem "Bump Heads" Audio


"Bad Influence" (1999)

Bad Influence was the only Hip-Hop song to be included on The End of Days Soundtrack.

It is an acknowledgement that his music does influence kids, but that the parents are ultimately responsible for monitoring what their children listen to.

"But I would like an award/

For the best rapper to get one mic in The Source/

And a wardrobe I can afford/

Otherwise I might just end up back striking at Ford."

Eminem "Bad Influence" Audio

Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mention #1: "Tylenol Island" (2000)

Tylenol Island is from the Off the Wall mix-tape.Short but sweet, only Marshall could come up with the crazy ideas presented in this pure Slim Shady creation.

Honorable Mention #2: "Fly Away" (2010)

A Just Blaze produced track that didn't make it onto Recovery.

Honorable Mention #3: "Cocaine" Featuring Jazmine Sullivan (2010)

A slow tempo song about Marshall's rise to super stardom. The metaphor is comparing the need and addiction some individuals feel for more fame to the addictive properties of cocaine.

Honorable Mention #4: "Syllables" Featuring 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Ca$his, & Stat Quo (2007)

These six emcees confess their perspective on the state of Hip-Hop during a period when rap was becoming less creative. Simple songs with lots of bass and a catchy hook were becoming more and more popular.


Know of any other lesser known Eminem songs that should have made the list? Comment below and i'll check em' out.

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      Tristan Wixom 

      3 years ago

      I am the hugest fan of Eminem, well other than Stan, but he's dead now. I have recently been listening to some other really good Eminem songs, and I was thinking that Kim is one that not many people really know, and Fack is a good one, but unfortunately that didn't really make it. White America is good but it didn't seem like it was all that popular. Inside Demons is pretty good but once again not much publicity there. Rabbit Run was good I don't really know if anybody listened to that when it came out. Deja Vu is really good too. My Mom is awesome. I am not sure about Kill You but that's a good one too. That is all that I know.


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