Eminem Pauses During Coachella Set to Respond to Mean Tweets

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The rapper reportedly brought 50 Cent and Dr Dre onstage with him at Coachella and received a wealth of praise online for his set from those in attendance.

Coachella day 3 is over and with it also the weekend 1 of the Californian festival.

He also took fans back to the very start of his career, after having US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel introduce a special pre-recorded video edition of his Mean Tweets segment, in which stars read out rude Twitter messages about themselves.

While not every celebrity gets a chance for a rebuttal to the mean tweets highlighted on Kimmel's show, Eminem jumped at the chance, asking the crowd, "Coachella, can I take you back to a time when I was actually good?"

He also performed numerous songs from his catalog that got him noticed, including "Real Slim Shady", "Stan", and "Lose Yourself".

Dressed in a signature white hoodie, the Detroit MC came on stage ready to showcase his incredible lyrical ability, starting off with classics from the 2002 album The Eminem Show including "Till I Collapse", "Square Dance", and "White America". Before these three, Eminem's regular collaborator Skylar Grey filled in for Dido on "Stan", Beyoncé on "Walk on Water" and Rihanna on "Love The Way You Lie". It was midnight, the curfew for Sunday, and fans started rushing to the exits.

The song begins with the question of what you would do if you had one shot, one opportunity.

Eminem's message was clear on Sunday.