Actually, there isn’t that much to say about Eminem that isn’t already known. He is one of the most successful rappers ever, has sold over 130 million albums and 389 million singles worldwide. In the 2000s alone, he was the best-selling artist with 32.2 million albums sold (US only). Billboard named him Artist of the Decade from 2000 through 2009. He has won 15 Grammy Awards and an Oscar. His 2010 album Recovery was the first album to achieve platinum status for digital sales in the States. In March 2021, his greatest hits album, Curtain Call: The Hits , became the first hip-hop album to chart a full decade on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. His most recently released album, Music To Be Murdered By , was released on January 17, 2020, making it his ninth studio album to debut directly on the Billboard Top 200, selling over 279,000 units. ” Music To Be Murdered By-Side B” was released in December 2020 as an extended version of its predecessor and propelled the album back to #3 on the Billboard Top 200, breaking the record for the largest chart jump in the past 50 years.
The success story now continues with the announcement of his second greatest hits compilation “Curtain Call 2” for August 5th. There was already a foretaste with the release of the sensational single “From The D 2 The LBC”, a cooperation with none other than rap god Snoop Dogg . The song was accompanied by a no less great video by director James Larese. In addition to the standard CD, there will be a limited edition box set and a small number of signed vinyls (available at shop.eminem.com ). ” From The D 2 The LBC” was the follow-up to the single “The King And I,” a collaboration with CeeLo Green and featured in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming feature film “Elvis . ” In addition to these two songs, there will be another previously unreleased track that will be revealed in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!