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Eminem to release two albums this year
By Greg Cochrane
Newsbeat music reporter

Eminem
Eminem, aka Marshall Mathers, releases Relapse in May

Eminem has confirmed that his first new album in four years will be released this spring.

The much-anticipated Relapse will hit shelves on 18 May.

It has also been confirmed that Slim Shady is already working on a follow up to the album, Relapse 2 due for release later this year.

Eminem said: "A lot of people were expecting Relapse to drop last year - I was one of them."

Two albums

Continuing to explain the album's delay Eminem said: "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."



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