500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Eminem, 'The Slim Shady LP'
275/500

275. Eminem, 'The Slim Shady LP'

Aftermath, 1999

Here's where Eminem introduced himself as a crazy white geek, the "class-clown freshman/Dressed like Les Nessman." Hip-hop had never heard anything like Em's brain-damaged rhymes on this Dr. Dre-produced album, which earned him respect, fortune, fame and a lawsuit from his mom.

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