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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Recording artist Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for MTV)

When Eminem came out with the song “Lose Yourself,” we don’t think he anticipated that a lyric from that song would follow him for all eternity.

Naturally, on National Spaghetti Day, we must honor the song that was made famous for the movie ‘8 Mile’ starring Eminem.

“There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti.”

For some reason, years after this song was released, Mom’s Spaghetti became a meme. Parodies of the song, looping the line “Mom’s Spaghetti” in the song for YouTube videos, pictures shared online, the works.

Eminem - "Mom's Spaghetti" (Music Video)

parody Lyric subtitles available in video options (click the CC icon)


Well – Eminem has finally accepted the meme in the last few years, and now he’s playing into it, and capitalizing it.

First, with a commercial for the NBA:

Eminem - Mom's spaghetti.

Uploaded by Unicorn'sDick on 2015-10-29.


And then, with releasing his newest album ‘Revival’, Eminem opened a merch pop up, that brought people lined up by the dozens, all to get a taste of Mom’s Spaghetti.

Channel 7 Detroit has the inside scoop in the video here:

WXYZ-TV Channel 7

We're taking you inside Eminem's Mom's Spaghetti pop up party...


The fact that Eminem has owned up to the meme makes this all worthwhile and the meme comes full circle.

Whether you like it with meatballs or just sauce, we hope that your National Spaghetti Day doesn’t result in vomiting.


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