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Eminem Writes Rap About 'Rolling Stone' Writer

December 1, 2010 4:44 PM ET

Josh Eells' interview with Eminem in the November 25 issue of Rolling Stone is a penetrating look at the rapper's drug addiction and recovery, his family and his return to musical dominance with his latest album Recovery. It's a serious discussion, one that Eells said had "little evidence of the prankster you hear on his records."

Eminem: A history in photos

Well, not quite: One thing Eells didn't mention is the rap Eminem wrote about him — which you can read for yourself above.

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“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

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Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

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