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  • Eminem Tells Fans "There Is No Relapse 2"

    "There is no Relapse 2," Eminem wrote on Twitter in the wee hours of this morning, effectively putting to rest any chance that the promised sequel to his 2009 comeback album Relapse will be released in the near future — if ever. The rapper didn't indicate whether another fresh album would replace the disc or […]

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  • On the Charts: Eminem's "Relapse" Fends Off Manson, Stays On Top

    The Big News: Even an uncomfortable encounter with Brüno couldn't stop Eminem from trumping the competition on the charts this week as Relapse stayed at Number One for a second week with another 210,000 copies sold. That total nearly tripled the units sold by the Number Two album, Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown, which moved […]

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  • Producer Says Eminem Was in "Rare Creative Form" for "Relapse"

    Everyone knows Dr. Dre produced Eminem's new Number One album, Relapse, but he didn't do it alone. Among the Aftermath staff producers who helped put together beats and hooks for the album is Dawaun Parker, who joined Dre's team in 2005, two days after he graduated with the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Parker spent […]

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  • On the Charts: Eminem's "Relapse" Rules, Lambert Beats Allen

    The Big News: New albums stormed the charts last week, and seven debuts moved into the Top 10. The fresh blood was led by Eminem's Relapse, which moved 609,000 copies to easily grab the title of 2009's top-selling debut. The LP is also Em's fifth consecutive Number One album. After topping the charts after only […]

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  • Eminem's "Relapse" Expected To Set 2009 Sales Record

    Early sales estimates predict Eminem's Relapse will capture his fifth consecutive Number One on the charts next week with an astounding — for this economy, anyway — 650,000 copies sold. Even if Relapse merely surpasses 600K, the album will easily be the bestselling for a debuting album this year, and the highest sales week since […]

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  • Eminem Honors Proof at Free "Relapse" Show in Detroit

    Eminem made his official return to the stage last night, performing a free concert at Detroit's Motor City Hotel to celebrate yesterday's release of his long-awaited new album Relapse. The rapper performed eight songs in just under 40 minutes, rifling through seven Relapse tracks before bringing some D12 members on the stage for an encore […]

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  • Eminem Readies "Relapse" Party, Visits "Kimmel" and "Family Guy"

    With Relapse out tomorrow, Eminem took over television this weekend. First, Em sat down for a Jimmy Kimmel Live interview before treating the crowd — which included 200 out-of-work Detroit auto workers — to a performance of his new album's snarky "We Made You." The laid-off workers from Eminem's hometown also received invites to a […]

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  • Eminem Reveals Rehab Confidant Was Elton John, "Relapse" Bonus

    Eminem has launched his Relapse pre-order page with a bonus: anyone who buys his new four-star album from the official Relapse site gets a copy of the grisly "3 A.M." video now. Plus, for some added incentive, "I'm giving away an extra free song with my album if you buy the Relapse CD. I'm still […]

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  • Eminem Books Three Nights on Kimmel, "Relapse" Radio Special

    David Letterman nabbed U2 for a week-long residency on his show in March, and now Jimmy Kimmel's getting one of rap's biggest and most reclusive stars to hype up his late-night program. Nine-time Grammy winner Eminem, who releases his new LP, Relapse, on May 19th, will be performing (albeit in pre-taped fashion) on ABC's Jimmy […]

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  • Eminem's 20-Song "Relapse" Track List Hits the Web

    In an interview on his Shade45 satellite radio station last week Eminem said there's only one copy of his upcoming Relapse — and he's carrying it around himself to prevent leaks. But today Rap Radar confirmed the titles and lengths of Relapse's 20 tracks, four of which are skits. In addition, the iTunes Music Store […]

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