01/07/2013 06:42 BST | Updated 31/08/2013 06:12 BST

Eminem Reveals Drug Overdose Nearly Killed Him In Documentary ''How to Make Money Selling Drugs'

Eminem makes an extraordinary confession in a new documentary detailing his use of drugs - that at one point he was two hours away from death.

The platinum-selling rapper has revealed that his addiction nearly killed him, as his organs began shutting down following an overdose.

WATCH the video above to hear him speak

In the documentary titled 'How To Make Money Selling Drugs', Eminem explains that his dependence on drugs including Vicodin, Xanax and Valium led to an overdose that put him in hospital, where he had to relearn how to speak and move.

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Eminem is one of the contributors to the film, directed by Matthew Cooke and co-produced by 'Entourage' star Adrian Grenier, which examines different aspects of the drug trade. Other voices in the film are those of 50 Cent, 'The Wire' creator David Simon and actor Woody Harrelson.

Watch the trailer below...