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His Name Is: Eminem

Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, October 1999

THE ATMOSPHERE of ersatz serenity that is supposed to prevail in newly-refurbished West End hotel lobbies was never going to withstand the arrival of Eminem. It's not that the twenty-four year-old Detroit rapper means to cause trouble. It's just that his very existence seems to divide opinion, or as he puts it himself in characteristically colorful language, "God sent me to piss the world off".

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