Eminem surprise-released his 11th album on midnight Friday, ending weeks of rumors and hypothesis on when the rapper would unveil the follow-up to 2018’s Kamikaze.
The 20-song album options visitor appearances by Ed Sheeran, Black Thought, Q-Tip, Royce Da 5’9″, Anderson .Paak, Younger M.A. and a posthumous look by Juice WRLD. The album additionally finds the rapper enlisting three-quarters of the Em-affillated supergroup Slaughterhouse with “I Will,” that includes Royce, Joell Ortiz and Kxng Crooked.
To accompany the album’s launch, the rapper unveiled the video for “Darkness,” during which a sparse piano ballad and minimalist drums anchor the quiet monitor. What begins off as a music about loneliness and the crushing weight of solitude builds to a story of a person murdering folks with weapons as his outlet. The clip channels the 2017 Route 91 Harvest music pageant taking pictures in Las Vegas, the place a gunman opened fireplace from his resort room and killed 58 folks earlier than killing himself.
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