Eminem released a surprise LP for his 11th studio album, Music to be murdered by, which was released in January. Detroit rapper was mom on the new album, Music to assassinate – Side B, before his arrival on Thursday at midnight, despite speculations on social media about his existence.
Executive produced by Eminem and Dr. Dre, the deluxe edition of the album includes Skylar Gray, DJ Premier, Ty Dolla $ ign, Dr. Dre, Sly Pyper, MAJ and White Gold.
Clues that a new Eminem album was on the way began to circulate throughout the week. Among the suggestions was a post from Eminem collaborator Dem Jointz, who shared an Instagram photo of the projects the producer had worked on this year, and included Side B cover. Rapper Kxng Crooked also shared what looked like a press release with a track list, release date and featured artists earlier in the week. via Twitter.
Eminem’s last two recent albums, January Music to be murdered by and 2018 Kamikaze, also arrived without warning.
In July, Eminem collaborated with Kid Cudi on the collaborative track “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady”. Earlier this year, Eminem teamed up with Jessie Reyez on her song “Coffin”.