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Published:May 12th, 2014 08:57 EST

Eminem's Special Mother's Day Tribute: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Eminem celebrated Mother`s Day in his own way this weekend, by releasing a brand new track. In it, the rapper, whose relationship with his mom has frequently been the subject of some of his earlier tracks did a 180 and used the new video for Headlights to apologize to his mom. "



The video isn`t a warm and fuzzy ode to Eminem`s mother; it depicts her taking drugs and drinking alcohol. But it ends on a heartwarming note, watch the video.

Eminem has frequently mentioned his mother in his videos, and not exactly in a positive note. I`m glad he is publicly making amends to her; I can only hope that it will spark reconciliation in many families.

Rap isn`t my favorite genre of music, but at least this video isn`t the usual paean to materialism, violence and misogyny.

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