Curtain Call, Eminem’s 2005 “greatest hits” album, contains 24 songs culled from his previous six years of catalog.
How, then, should we consider Em’s unflappable assertion of elite-tier MCing “Rap God,” the heart-wrenching testament to his vulnerability “Not Afraid,” or even blockbuster collaborations like “Walk on Water” (Beyoncé), “Won’t Back Down” (P!nk), or “The Monster” and “Love the Way You Lie” (Rihanna)? Anyone up for Curtain Call 2?
The MC’s post-Encore output is well-represented here, with the project’s curators including everything from late-career collaborations with the big dogs of his era (Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent) to his work with fans turned formidable MCs in their own right.
At 35 tracks, it’s a heaping helping of Em, and one that’s sure to remind fans why we can’t help but stick around long after he’s left the stage.
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