‘Kamikaze’ makes Eminem a record-breaker, proving he still got relevance

Eminem has set a new record with his ninth consecutive chart-topping album in the UK.

The 45-year-old rapper surprised everyone when he dropped his latest record ‘Kamikaze’ out of nowhere this month, and he has broken a 36 year UK Official Chart record which he previously held with ‘Mamma Mia’ hitmakers Abba. He joked: “Does this mean I can call myself Sir Eminem?”

In the US it means he is now tied with Garth Brooks and Rolling Stones in fifth on the all-time chart toppers rankings, behind only Elvis Presley (10), Barbara Streisand and Bruce Springsteen (11 each), Jay-Z (14) and The Beatles (19).

Each of his nine Number One albums all debuted in the top spot, and he’s now the fourth act of the year – including BTS, Logic, and Migos – to have two Number One albums in less than 12 months’ time, as this latest success follows 2017’s ‘Revival’. The hip-hop star – whose real name is Marshall Mathers III – isn’t resting on his laurels though, as it was revealed he is already back in the studio working on more fresh material.

Shady Records-signed producer Mr. Porter told Skoglund16 TV: “Right now, he is there working. We doing something else right now, but trust me, we’ll get to it. I’ll tell you this: I wouldn’t wanna be [Machine Gun Kelly]. It’s great that you took that opportunity and did that, hey, kudos to you, good for you. The one thing that I’m worried about . . . You remember when Thanos threw that whole planet at Iron Man? [It will be like that].”

Eminem decided to get back in the studio after Machine Gun Kelly, 28, released his diss track ‘Rap Devil‘ in response to his newly-released song ‘Not Alike’.

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