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The Internet has resurfaced a true gem.

There's no denying that Eminem has made a dent in the hip-hop game since he stepped on the scene, but he made sure to let one very important person know that rap legend Tupac Shakur was partially to thank for his success.

The rapper, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, penned a heartfelt letter to 2pac's mother, Afeni Shakur, which is currently on display at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, Ga. And while our initial reaction to seeing this letter was, "What? No way that's actually from Eminem," E! News has confirmed that this is legit.

(Which brings us to this quick side note: How incredibly neat is Eminem's handwriting? No, seriously. It should be it's own font. Color us impressed!)

Eminem's letter to Tupac's Mom

"When I was feeling at my worst, I knew I could put that Tupac tape in, and suddenly things weren't so bad. Thank you for giving us his spirit and yours! God bless you!" Em writes in the letter to Afeni, which can be read in its entirety above.

Slim Shady also praised Afeni for being so warm to the rapper, writing, "Thank you for being so kind to me. You are a true Queen, and I mean that in every sense of the word. I will never forget the opportunities you have given me."

He included a drawing he created of Pac with his signature bandana, and signed it,"To Afeni, Your friend 4-ever! Marshall"

Looks like Em's talents expand beyond spittin' some hard-hitting bars.

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