Eminem: 50 Greatest Songs

The best from the bloody, bombastic, brilliant career of the hip-hop troublemaker

Load Previous

41. The High & Mighty feat. Eminem, "The Last Hit" (1999)

As his fame ballooned at the turn of the millennium, Eminem was still reaching back to the (mostly East Coast) underground that had inspired and sustained him since before his 1996 debut album Infinite. Hence, this fiery boom-bap scratchfest from the Rawkus debut of Philadelphia duo High & Mighty. With samples of EPMD's "Never Seen Before" and Hambone's Salsoul disco-funk banger "Hey Music Man" lending the veneer of a vintage buddy-cop flick, Eminem trades bars with Mr. Eon. However, this is Slim Shady's showcase and he goes bonkers, gobbling acid and snatching mics: "Escaped Bellevue, stuffed the nurse in a purse/Disperse like I added too many words in a verse." 

Back to Top