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Eminem: The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Mike Diver, Clash, 12 November 2013

RAP WOULD BE poorer without Eminem in it. His voice is a colourful, powerful, persuasive one – and his career achievements have undeniably brought a greater audience to his music of choice, listeners of a certain age who might not have discovered Nas, Public Enemy or Biggie without the impact of 'My Name Is'.

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