Darren Stewart, who performs under the name Zee the Dungeonous, believes the Detroit hip hop star also copied the release date and title for the new Music to Be Murdered By album from his release. The Dundee rapper said his suspicions were heightened after Eminem — real name Marshall Mathers — unveiled his new record on January 17, exactly five years to the day after Mr Stewart released his single. Mr Stewart and Mr Bain both have links to Eminem through D12, a hip hop group formed in the late s by up-and-coming Detroit artists, including Mathers and his alias Slim Shady.
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Eminem, credited as Slim Shady, and Dr. Dre served as executive producers, while production for individual tracks comes from a variety of musicians. Following the polarizing reception of his previous album, Revival , music journalists debated over whether the rapper's relevance and ability were waning. In response to the criticism, Eminem released a remix of the song " Chloraseptic " in January with 2 Chainz and Phresher.
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Credited with popularizing hip hop in Middle America, Eminem's global success and acclaimed works are widely regarded as having broken racial barriers for the acceptance of white rappers in popular music. While much of his transgressive work during the early s made him hugely controversial, he came to be a representation of popular angst and the American underclass. He has been influential for many artists of various genres and is often cited as one of the greatest rappers of all time. After the release of his next album, Encore , Eminem went on hiatus in partly due to a prescription drug addiction. He returned to the music industry four years later with the release of Relapse , and Recovery was released the following year. Recovery was the best-selling album worldwide of , making it Eminem's second album, after The Eminem Show in , to be the best-selling album of the year worldwide. Sign in or Register. Eminem Born 17 October
The appearance of Juice WRLD on the album is bittersweet, as the hip-hop world is still mourning the tragic death of the year-old Chicago rapper who passed away this past December. Music To Be Murdered By arrives in the same fashion as Kamikaze did, overnight and with little to no warning. The Detroit MC left no hints he was working on a new project, but his producer S1, mentioned he was hard at work in the studio in a recent interview with HipHop-N-More. Still the highest-selling rap artist in the world.