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    His accent [r]

    I've noticed that Eminem pronounces several words with [r] in a strange way. I'm just wonder whether he's kidding or you pronuonce words this way in the US. (Officer, door, freeze, dancer, answer).

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdF5Cumi2PI
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    It sounds like a simulated African American accent. It's an appalling song.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    He's indeed pronouncing some words in a strange way. I can hear him trying to mimick non-native speakers of English.
    But I believe he's doing it in order to create some sort of musical effect.
    This is how he speaks when he is not singing.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    He speaks normally in your video. Thank you. I thought it was a sort of an American accent.

    If I translate it, I'll definetely say he's crazy to say such things. Although, when I'm listening to music, I don't translate it instantly. I just love how your language sounds .
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    It seems that sometimes he is imitating the rolling Spanish "r" and definitely he is sometimes imitating an Eastern European or Russian accent.

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    Last edited by PHenry1026; 01-Jun-2014 at 02:51.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    Haven't you seen the movie of his life story. He was brought up in a black african descent neighbourhood in New york. His accent is genuine.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    I know everything about him (of him probably). I'm the biggest fan . I only wanted to clarify one more thing.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: His accent [r]

    I don't have to see the movie; I am black.

    Percy
    Last edited by PHenry1026; 01-Jun-2014 at 02:51.

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