In a recent trailer of Beats By Dre video series, Beat-By-Beat, we got to hear Em briefly speak on one of his most recognizable tracks, "Lose Yourself." The full interview, which has yet to drop, is expected to find Eminem share the full story behind the making of the hit record. The original demo version of the cut dropped today, as it also appears on the upcoming Shady XV album (arriving in four days time).
You'll notice the differences between the final version of "Lose Yourself" and this one off the bat. The instrumental is more paired down, while Em is a little less aggressive with his rhymes, and the hook itself is also different. What do you think of it compared to the "8 Mile" version?
And that's when you hit the roof because you can sit through it
Your passion's too much for you to not be dancing to it
And as you do it your movement's become fast and fluent
You're mashing to it, moshing til your black and bluish
You're actin' foolish, this music it has influenced you
To be rowdy but in a orderly fashion truance
Chaotic, but it's got your body movin' as a unit
Uniting together the night so make it last, you better just...