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Eminem: The Slim Shady LP (Aftermath/Interscope)

Steven Wells, NME, 17 April 1999

MMM, LET'S TALK about sweeties! M&M's are the grey squirrels of the confectionery world, driving the indigenous British Smartie to the verge of extinction. A Bounty Bar, on the other hand, is the Brit equivalent of Oreo — a black accused of being white "on the inside". Credibility, authenticity and ownership are what this whole thing's about, baby (the sweeties, of course, are just metaphors).

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