The Slim Shady LP

Eminem - The Slim Shady LP
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Based on 6 reviews
1999 Ratings: #46 / 114
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1999 Ratings: #35
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I know MMLP is considered to be Eminem’s magnum opus and it is a truly great album that forever will be one of the top albums of all-time, but I personally like SSLP more as I feel like it’s fun without being too overly dark

Best Tracks:
Role Model (favorite)
Just Don't Give A Fuck (favorite)
Bad Meets Evil
Guilty Conscience
Brain Damage
My Name Is
My Fault
‘97 Bonnie & Clyde
Best of 1999
A fun, catchy and a exciting album, that doesn't sound like other hip-hop albums from that era. The problem with Eminem is that he delivered only one more great album. His later records are not on the same level.
Okay, maybe I was a bit too quick to discredit Eminem, because this album is still great. Not as good as I remember, but still really good.

Most people consider this to be his actual debut, but I actually consider Infinite to be the debut (because it is), so, considering just how bad I thought that album was, this is a fantastic sophomore project. Every single problem I had with Infinite has been fixed here. The production is consistently great; the beats are brilliant all throughout; the ... read more

I will always- ALWAYS respect Eminem as an artist for releasing this debut- ESPECIALLY in that time's landscape of the industry. Because not everyone was going to get behind a persona like "Slim Shady", and all of the amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic, cartoony and overly violent performances.

When you rely on a single like "My Name Is" to spearhead your first major release, you know you have balls.

It's shocking how much of an improvement this ... read more
This for me is Eminem's greatest moment. SSLP is a raw and fun record that doesn't take itself all too seriously. I often feel Eminem's lyrical ability here is often overlooked, each track's stories and lyrics are so brilliantly delivered that the events being played out become as vivid as a movie, and this album definitely isn't for everyone. I can see how maybe some might find the words here immature or cringe but for me, it's Eminem genuinely being funny as this is easily his most unfiltered ... read more
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Track List

  1. Public Service Announcement
  2. My Name Is 
  3. Guilty Conscience 
  4. Brain Damage
  5. If I Had
  6. '97 Bonnie & Clyde
  7. Role Model 
  8. Lounge 
  9. My Fault
  10. Ken Kaniff 
  11. Cum On Everybody
  12. Rock Bottom
  13. Just Don't Give A Fuck
  14. Soap 
  15. As the World Turns
  16. I'm Shady 
  17. Bad Meets Evil
  18. Still Don't Give a Fuck

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