The Marshall Mathers LP is the third studio album by American rapper Eminem, released on May 23, 2000 by Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The album was produced mostly by Dr. Dre and Eminem, along with The 45 King, the Bass Brothers, and Mel-Man. It was recorded over a two-month period in several studios in the Detroit area, and during this time, Eminem felt significant pressure to improve upon the success of his previous record.
The Marshall Mathers LP is the second major-label studio album by Eminem, released on May 23, 2000, through Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. Make sure to check out the liner notes and the cover art breakdown. Building off the success of his second album The Slim Shady LP, Eminem came back harder and with even more targets. Considered by many as his magnum opus, The Marshall Mathers LP also set the one week sales record for a solo artist’s album. It went on to become diamond, and is considered by many as one of the finest records of the 21st century, if not all time.
After the release of The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem would shatter sales records with . million copies sold in the first week alone, . million in the first month, and eventually, over 35 million sold worldwide. It’s still the best-selling rap record of all time. He would cross over from rap to pop and rock radio, sell out arenas, win Grammys, rankle Lynne Cheney in front of the . The album established his to-put-it-lightly Freudian relationship with his mother, his clear love for legends like Big Daddy Kane and Masta Ace and Nas, and his come-up battle-rapping at the Detroit hip-hop clubs.
Romaine Patterson at GLAAD said "The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem has been the most homophobic albums and lyrics we ever seem at GLAAD. The controversy came to prominence at the Grammy Awards which gave the album 3 Nominations much to GLAAD's dismay. They would protest the event and convinced CBS to air a anti-bullying advertisement during the Grammy broadcast. A critic for The Villiage Voice gave the album an A saying it's "a record that rarely flags for more than two or three tracks" and called Eminem "exceptionally witty and musical, discernibly thoughtful and good-hearted, indubitably dangerous and full of shit", while declaring the album "a work of art whose immense entertainment value in no way compromises its intimations of.
This album is dedicated to Hailie Jade and the memory of Ronald Dean Polkinghorn & Cornell Pits a/k/a Bugz from D-12. Eminem would like to thank everyone that knows they deserve it. And fuck you to everyone that deserves it too. Track 3: "Stan". Dido appears courtesy of Arista & Cheeky Records. Track 9: "Remember Me". Sticky Fingaz appears courtesy of Universal Records.
The Marshall Mathers LP is the third studio album by American rapper Eminem. Released May 23, 2000, the album sold more than . 9 million copies in its first week just in the US, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest selling solo album ever. In 2001, the album won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and was nominated for Album of the Year. The Marshall Mathers LP is the third studio album by American rapper Eminem.
The Marshall Mathers LP. Eminem. Though the template of laying irreverent societal critique over bouncy Dr. Dre beats is left essentially intact, Marshall Mathers is darker and meaner. It mixes homophobia and misogyny with murder fantasies. The epic narrative "Stan" was Eminem's attempt to reconcile his responsibility as an influential public figure with his role as an entertainer and artist.