By Derek Lawrence
February 09, 2020 at 10:07 PM EST
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Eminem seized his second opportunity to be on stage at the Oscars.

Seventeen years after winning the Academy Award for Best Original Song, the rapper appeared for a surprise performance of “Lose Yourself,” the memorable anthem of his semi-autobiographical film 8 Mile.

As Eminem tweeted after his performance (with the help of a tweaked “Lose Yourself” lyric), this was a longtime coming, considering he didn’t make the trip in 2003 to accept his trophy.

And the surprise nature of the performance resulted in some A-plus reaction shots from the Hollywood elite in the crowd. People like Gal Gadot, Zazie Beetz, and others were feeling the beat and losing themselves in the music.

Credit: The Academy Awards/Giphy
Credit: The Academy Awards/Giphy

Meanwhile, Martin Scorsese looked calm but not ready. Maybe he’s more of a lasagna guy?

Credit: The Academy Awards/Giphy

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