The lineage between any emcee usually would connect them to the legendary Tupac Shakur.
Detroit rapper Eminem gives his love and respect for the late rapper in a special and touching hand written letter to Tupac’s mother Ms. Afeni Shakur.
According to HipHopDX.com, The letter is part of The Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Georgia, Mathers expressed how the subject of “Dear Mama” actually inspired his life growing up as well.
“When I was feeling at my worst, I knew I could put that Tupac tape in, and suddenly things weren’t so bad,” he admitted. “He gave me the courage to stand up and say ‘F**k the world!’ ‘This is who I am! And if you don’t like it, go f**k yourself!’ Thank you for giving us his spirit and yours. Thank you for giving us his spirit and yours! God bless you!”
He also showed off his stencil skills by enclosing a drawn portrait of her son with the caption: “To Afeni, your friend 4-ever!–Marshall.”