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[Eminem]
Aww look at daddy's baby girl
That's daddy baby
Little sleepy head
Yesterday I changed your diaper
Wiped you and powdered you.
How did you get so big?
Can't believe it now your two
Baby you're so precious
Daddy's so proud of you
Sit down b*tch
If you move again I'll beat the sh*t out of you

[Eminem]
(Eminem as Kim)
(Okay)
Don't make me wake this baby
She don't need to see what I'm about to do
Quit crying b*tch, why do you always make me shout at you?
How could you?
Just leave me and love him out the blue
Oh, what's a matter Kim?
Am I too loud for you?
Too bad b*tch, your gonna finally hear me out this time
At first, I'm like all right
You wanna throw me out? That's fine!
But not for him to take my place, are you out you're mind?
This couch, this TV, this whole house is mine!
How could you let him sleep in our bed?
Look at Kim
Look at your husband now!
(No!)
I said look at him!
He ain't so hot now is he?
Little punk!
(Why are you doing this?)
Shut the f*ck up!
(You're drunk! You're never going to get away at this!)
You think I give a f*ck!
Come on we're going for a ride b*tch
(No!)
Sit up front
(Well I can't just leave Hailie alone, what if she wakes up?)
We'll be right back
Well I will you'll be in the trunk

[1] - So long, b*tch you did me so wrong
I don't wanna go on
Living in this world without you

[Repeat 1]

You really f*cked me Kim
You really did a number on me
Never knew me cheating on you would come back to haunt me
But we was kids then Kim, I was only 18
That was years ago
I thought we wiped the slate clean
That's f*cked up!
(I love you!)
Oh God my brain is racing
(I love you!)
What are you doing?
Change the station I hate this song!
Does this look like a big joke?
(No!)
There's a four year old boy lyin' dead with a slit throat
In your living room, ha-ha
What you think I'm kiddin' you?
You loved him didn't you?
(No!)
Bullsh*t you b*tch don't f*cking lie to me
What the f*ck's this guy's problem on the side of me?
F*ck you asshole, yeah bite me
Kim, KIM!
Why don't you like me?
You think I'm ugly don't you
(It's not that!)
No you think I'm ugly
(Baby)
Get the f*ck away from me, don't touch me
I HATE YOU! I HATE YOU!
I SWEAR TO GOD I HATE YOU
OH MY GOD I LOVE YOU
How the f*ck could you do this to me?
(Sorry!)
How the f*ck could you do this to me?

[Repeat 1 (2x)]

Come on get out
(I can't I'm scared)
I said get out b*tch!
(Let go of my hair, please don't do this baby)
(Please I love you, look we can just take Hailie and leave)
F*ck you, you did this to us
You did it, it's your fault
Oh my God I'm crackin' up
Get a grip Marshall
Hey remember the time we went to Brian's party?
And you were like so drunk that you threw up all over Archie
That was funny wasn't it?
(Yes!)
That was funny wasn't it?
(Yes!)
See it all makes sense, doesn't it?
You and your husband have a fight
One of you tries to grab a knife
And during the struggle he accidentally gets his Adam's apple sliced
(No!)
And while this is goin' on
His son just woke up and he just walks in
She panics and he gets his throat cut
(Oh my God!)
So now they both dead and you slash your own throat
So now it's double homicide and suicide with no note
I should have known better when you started to act weird
We could've...HEY! Where you going? Get back here!
You can't run from me Kim
It's just us, nobody else!
You're only making this harder on yourself
Ha! Ha! Got'cha!
(Ahh!)
Ha! Go ahead yell!
Here I'll scream with you!
AH SOMEBODY HELP!
Don't you get it b*tch, no one can hear you?
Now shut the f*ck up and get what's comin to you
You were supposed to love me
{*Kim choking*}
NOW BLEED! BITCH BLEED!
BLEED! BITCH BLEED! BLEED!

[Repeat 1 (2x)]

Song facts

"Kim" is a song by American rapper Eminem which appears on his 2000 album The Marshall Mathers LP. The song reflects intense anger and hatred toward Eminem's then-wife Kim Mathers. It features Eminem imitating her voice and samples the drums from "When the Levee Breaks" by Led Zeppelin. On the clean version of The Marshall Mathers LP, this song is replaced by a clean version of "The Kids." (An unedited version can be found on the CD single of "The Way I Am".)

Ever since their meeting, Eminem and Kim Mathers have had an on-and-off relationship. They had a daughter named Hailie together in 1995, married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. (They later re-married in 2006 and divorced that same year.) "Kim" is the second song by Eminem about Kim, the first being "'97 Bonnie & Clyde" from his debut album The Slim Shady LP. A slower instrumental version of the song is played at the start of the music video of "The Way I Am".

This is one of Eminem's best known songs, despite its differences from his other songs. Eminem is both emotional and aggressive throughout the entire song, as the song portrays Eminem murdering Kim. The song begins with Eminem in Kim's home (after murdering her husband and her stepson). Eminem is talking calmly to their daughter Hailie Jade, who is sleeping. Eminem then starts to shout verbal abuse at Kim, which remains a common element throughout the entire song. In the second verse, the setting changes to Eminem and Kim in a car, while in the third, they are in the woods. The song continues with Eminem slitting Kim's throat, while screaming "Bleed, Bitch! Bleed!". The song ends in a prolonged outro during which the listener can hear the sounds of a body being dragged through the grass and placed in the trunk of a car. This same clip is played as the beginning of "97' Bonnie & Clyde," indicating the association between the two songs and the direct chronology of events.

Kim watched Eminem perform the song live in Detroit. During the performance, Eminem abused a mock-up doll of her on stage to audience approval. This was a recurring part of his performance in the Up In Smoke Tour. Following this concert, on July 7, 2000, Kim attempted suicide by slashing her wrists. She sued Eminem for defamation after he depicted her violent death in the song.

The Rolling Stone album review of The Marshall Mathers LP stated that: "Things degenerate from there into the mountain of bile reserved for Kim, the mother of his baby and the star of the world's most public ongoing murder fantasy... "Kim" has Eminem screaming at his ex in an insane stream-of-consciousness hate spew. There's little humor to blunt the shock of the hellbent animosity of 'Kim.' What makes it powerful is that, of course, he doesn't just hate her. It's the most harrowing sick-love song since Guns N' Roses' "Used to Love Her."

Entertainment Weekly wrote that: "'Kim', a prequel to "'97 Bonnie and Clyde'" is a shout-rapped enactment of domestic violence so real it chills... 'Stan' and 'Kim' blaze significant new ground for rap."

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