Today In Hip-Hop: Eminem Releases ‘The Slim Shady LP’

On this day, February 23rd, in hip-hop history…   1999: Fifteen years ago Eminem dropped his major debut by releasing his iconic second studio album The Slim Shady LP. With productiobn by Dr. Dre and the Bass Brothers, the world was introduced to Slim Shady in a major way with the album debuting number two on Billboard Top 200. Ten days after the release the album was certified platinum by the RIAA for selling more than a million units and went on to sell over five million records in the United States. The record turned a relatively unknown Detriot MC to superstardom and ...

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