Revival: Eminem fans hail rapper’s comeback release 'album of the century'

Hip hop superstar launches first studio album since 2013

Alexander Britton
Friday 15 December 2017 12:10
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The rapper just dropped his new record
The rapper just dropped his new record

Eminem fans have had their craving for new material satisfied after the rapper dropped his new record in the early hours of Friday.

Weighing in with 19 tracks - including a collaboration with Ed Sheeran on "River" - Revival is his first studio album since The Marshall Mathers LP 2 in 2013.

The Detroit rapper recently returned with a collaboration with Beyonce on single "Walk On Water" and was the musical performer on Saturday Night Live, when he performed that track along with older hits "Stan" and "Love The Way You Lie".

At 5am UK time and 12 midnight in his native Detroit, the best-selling rapper tweeted a clip of "River" and a link to download the tracks.

And fans of the rapper quickly piled in giving their views on the new record.

Twitter user Eminem-2017- called it "album of the century", while Wifisoxx tweeted in response, "Nah that's a bold statement and a false one too."

Nick Valery wrote: "I have already been listening to it and OH MY GAWDD it's soooooooooo good the KING is back baby."

Meanwhile, Eminem will be hosting a pop-up spaghetti event in Detroit this weekend to celebrate the launch of the album.

According to the menu, "mom's spaghetti" will be up for grabs for five dollars - undoubtedly a reference to his hit "Lose Yourself".

PA

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