Eminem “Relapses” This May, Plans Sequel For Later In The Year

Originally scheduled to drop in 2008, Slim Shady’s long awaited and highly anticipated comeback disc, Relapse, has officially received a May 19th release date.

MTV News reports that not only will Eminem finally deliver his first album in over four years, he also plans to put another CD on shelves by the end of ’09. “A lot of people were expecting Relapse to drop last year,” Em shared in a press release. “I was one of them. Then Dre and I went back in the studio in September for a few days, and that turned into six months. We were on such a roll; we wound up with a ton of new music produced by Dre. Putting out Relapse 2 will let everyone get all of the best stuff.”

As XXLmag.com previously reported, Shady’s artist 50 Cent – recently revealed that his album, Before I Self Destruct, has been pushed back until after Relapse comes out. – Elan Macini

  • http://www.myspace.com/menacerapper MENACE

    This is big news, I remember hearing he had more material than previous albums I guess they decided to go the 2 seperate drop dates. Awesome summer and Xmas for shady fans

  • venemez

    About damn time slim

  • Jon Dog

    CAN’T FUCKIN’ WAITE!!!!!!

  • Wallman

    YES! ive waited so long haha SHADYYYYY!

  • tommy gunz

    finally a rap album i can look forward to…

  • K.ing

    3 headed monsters year i put a rack on it….

  • RDS

    Damn son…two albums? I’m not much of a fan of “Crack a Bottle”, but in the end, I think this’ll be worth the wait indeed…

  • 478forever

    Yo, this is better news than expected. Two Em albums and Detox!?!?!? Life can’t get no better.

  • NIG

    PLEASE COME SAVE THIS SORRY ASS RAP CLIMATE………AND OUTCAST RAP NEED YOU BE 4 IT SELF DESTRUCKS>>>

  • DUDE

    I CAN GARUNTEE THERE WONT BE ANY AUTO-TUNE VOCALS………..THANK GOD…….AM I THE ONLY ONE WHOS TIRED OF IT?

  • capcobra

    this album must be average if he promising a 2nd one already…i guess after the internet shit on him for making us wait on a lackluster cd then he’ll be back in angry eminem mode..i might just wait on the 2nd just because this might be a crack a bottle pop type album….good marketing tho’

  • Penelope Rodriguez

    Marshall’s comin’ out with not one, but two albums?!

    *bursts into tears out of joy*

  • jburg

    About fucking time!!! I got my 15 dollars saved up!!!

  • Mutada al sader the king

    Asher who ?? These albums will be sick

  • M. Aghris

    Cant wait, do we finally get the most anticipated album. Even 2 albums from the oldscool king?!? Damn…Shady/Aftermath.

  • mario

    i can’t wait i hope it’s may 19 and
    50 may 20th then dre may 21st

  • Mutada al sader the king

    Asher who ? Yep, two classic on the way .

    • rand

      ..wat did he have to do with this?
      sick of the damn comparisons..

    • CLARK

      You are ignorant em and ash are on two totally different levels

  • drama

    hey, may 19th is my bday! dats da best gift i can ask 4. well..theres a couple other things, but dats still raw

  • gaddic

    Em is on his way to dominate again cocksuckers!!!
    so is 50 and the doc!!!
    Oh haters just copy and paste these comments:

    ” Detox ain’t never coming out!Fuck Doc!”

    “50 hasn’t been good since GRODT, BISD will be no exception with all the garbage after his 1st LP!! The whole G-Unit fell off and will keep falling!!!”

    “Em’s last lp was trash. He better come good or he’ll fuck up his over-rated legcy!!”

    Oh and by the way suck my dick and lick my ass all you faggot haters!!!! # heade monster cliteaters!!!

  • Nate

    Another classic or two to add to the collection.

    Crack a Bottle is o.k. when you first hear it, and it does grow on you if you keep it in a mix. It was a good radio single/download choice.

    Of course, that one song in no way is indicative of a album- for those of you who didn’t care for it. With Em you can pretty much count that it will be released on that date or fairly close to that date. Just put it down for Em in May- high school and college grads will be copping this..

  • adrian smith

    good news may 19 eminem drop relapses part 1 and part 2 droopping later in the new and 50 cent coming after em when dr dre detox droopping 2009 a sick year for hip hop is not dead not yet peace

  • branklin420

    its over yall fakers is finished em’s going to rip it apart

  • drox

    about fucking time like everybody said… we need something that dont got no auto-tunes and something that got ridiculous beats wit banana beatsssssss…. the platinum trios are back on u hoessss!!!!

  • Part 2wo

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  • Laura

    Cant wait till it drops

  • tommy gunz

    sorry asher…push it back til neveruary 31st..we got the real thing comin..

  • Mere Cool

    I think both albums gon be hot, I don’t think Em would even come after 4 years with something that’s not. In 4 years he should have a handful of material, and new topics to touch on. I think Relapse 2 is going to be fire though. Mostly produced by the Doctor, it’s over. Not too many albums have 5 or 6 songs from Dre on it that don’t go platinum. I think we all know this album gon do real well.

  • Knowledgable

    He’s back!!! Shady’s gonna murder all these fake rappers on the pop charts these days. He’ll show ‘em what spittin fire is really about.

    With the two Em albums, Detox(?), and Blueprint 3 coming out, this is gonna be a good year for hip-hop!!

  • ?

    Oh yes Im sOoO hype!
    Im copping me like 5 copies lmao

  • http://myspace.com/twooddaproducer Young History in the Making

    well im glad to see em is comin back with a vengeance and i dont wanna sound like im hating but i will believe it when it happens…it seems that too many albums are getting pushed back and/or shelved lately that ill just wait until i see a commercial saying its out already or just walk into the store and see them with my own 2 eyes before i get too too excited….but thats just my opinion….yep..

  • O.G. Kush

    Weakest shit I’ve heard all day. I dont even think teenage girls listen to his shit anymore. You want the real detroit wicked shit check out Esham bitches.

  • maCaso

    King of the 3 Headed Monster is Back!

  • http://detroitrap.com Jason T

    BOUT GOD DAMN TIME I WAS BOUT TO DIE FROM ALL THIS WACK SH%t I MEAN HEAR AND THERE U HEAR A TRACK DAT IGHTTT BUT NOT LIKE THESE GUYS DRE AND EM AND 2 ALBUMS MAN I BEEN DONE WAITIN FOR DIS ITS HARD OUT HERE IN THE D i need dis music its my drug lol i jus hope em doesnt get me so pumped up i get locked up again lmao

    JT

  • cold

    i don’t believe anybody from aftermath until i have the album my hand

  • macdatruest

    So is Fiddy’s album pushed back until after the 1st or 2nd Eminem album??? I guess that means Before I Shit my Hand in 2010 and Detox in 2012 right???? Three Headed Monster: hurry the fuck up and do something big

  • http://www.myspace.com/distortedmindzdistorteddjz benjamin bixby III

    EM IS A GREAT RAPPER WHEN HE WANTS TO BE BUT IF ITS ON THAT CRACK A BOTTLE SHIT I AINT EVEN HYPED TO HEAR IT…THE LAST ALBUM OR SO HE DROPPED DIDNT REALLY MOVE ME EITHER….AND I DONT CARE WHAT 50 DOES THIS IS HIS LAST ALBUM NO IF AND BUTS ABOUT IT….BUT I HOPE EM DOES WELL…DRE IS IFFY SO IF HE DROPS A HOT ONE ILL COP IT IF NOT OH WELL……THE MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUM FOR ME….BIG BOI…ANDRE 3000….OUTKAST!!!! NOW THEM BOYS CONTINOUSLY DROP HOT MUSIC…WHO DARE DISAGREE??

  • Fully Equipt

    I’ve been waiting for this album. Hope it don’t get pushed back again.

    http://www.myspace.com/fullyequiptonline

    Free mixtape:
    http://www.zshare.net/download/55766703a50b694f/

  • D-Block

    all i gotta say is if these two albums are full of more “crack a bottle” type songs, em can go fuck himself. he has so much skill but for some reason he is reluctant to use it.

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