One of the most polarizing relationships in hip hop was between Eminem and Kim Mathers. Early on in Eminem’s career, he vividly painted a morbid picture of his relationship with Kim. His candor was limitless: he hated his wife. He oftentimes rapped about wanting to kill his wife. Even though they had a messy relationship and faced innumerable hindrances, together, they were able to climb over them.