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The countdown is on to release of 'The Marshall Mathers LP2' on 5th November - and here's 14 reasons why you should be VERY excited.
Yes, Eminem, rap legend, film actor and all round king of hip-hop is back with new album 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'. Why should you be excited? Follow us...
Yes, during an interview with ESPN, Eminem showed that his trademark humour is officially back! Announcer Kirk Herbstreit asked the rapper what he was "most excited about with this new album". He replied "Umm, nothing."
The Eminem of 1999/2000 is officially back, complete with THAT blonde hair.
Released in 2010, 'Recovery' was a masterful return for the rapper following his battle with addiction, and saw him team up with a host of guest stars including Rihanna.
'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' or 'MMLP2' has it's also being called, is the sequel to the rapper's incredible 2000 album, which boasted the singles 'The Way I Am' and 'Stan'.
With songs like 'Stan', 'The Marshall Mathers LP' was praised by critics and swept the boards at major awards ceremonies, including wins for Best Rap Album at the 2001 Grammy Awards Best Album at the 2000 MTV Europe Music Awards. So 'MMLP2' has a lot to live up to!
The song is the first to be released from the rapper's new album and signifies a shift in the rapper's sound, mainly because it's...
Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz and the late Adam "MCA" Yauch's sound can be heard all the way through the track, mainly thanks to a sample of 'Fight For Your Right To Party'.
The legendary producer is one of several producers that Eminem has teamed up with on 'MMLP2'. Of course, in addition to Rubin, the album has been masterminded by...
In a bid to revisit the history of the original 'The Marshall Mathers LP', Eminem has returned to Dr Dre, the producer and rapper who gave him his break. 'MMLP2' features several songs executively produced by the hip-hop legend.
The rapper, whose career owes a lot to Slim Shady, will also feature on 'MMLP2' when it is released in November.
With a new album coming out, surely Eminem will tour again? Although recent gigs, including the Reading and Leeds Festivals were sparse on new material - only the Call Of Duty-featuring 'Survival' was included in the setlists - you can be sure a return to the live stage would be based around new songs from 'Berzerk'.
In 'Berzerk', the rapper claims he's planning to "start from scratch", bring back the glory days of hip-hop.
'MMLP2' is out in days, so that's probably the biggest reason to be excited about Eminem's return!