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Eminem’s Song “Lose Yourself” Turns 15 Years Old

Ann Delisi talks with Detroit composer, arranger and keyboard player, Luis Resto, about working with Eminem, the history of “Lose Yourself” and why it became an international hit.

He also recounts the evening of the 2003 Academy Awards and the prominent Detroiter who dressed him for the ceremony.

Eminem’s hype man, Mr. Porter, also weighs on this song and its impact on him.

Image credit: WDET/Adobe Spark

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Ann Delisi

Host, Ann Delisi Essential Music

Ann will guide you through the “essential music,” both new and familiar, that’s shaping our culture and feature music made in Detroit every hour.

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