fun fact: Eminem and Snoop Dogg don't even remember recording their debuts because they were too drugged out. so perhaps one could argue it wasn't even them. they both had Dr. Dre's guidance though.
drugs seem to have been a big influence on Em in general. back then he was quite the character, right? now he's extremely reserved.. when i saw him on TV when he promoted MMLP2 he seemed really anxious. poor guy.