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Eminem has revealed the cover art for his upcoming album The Marshall Mathers LP 2.
The Detroit rapper took an unorthodox approach at unveiling the cover for his much anticipated album by asking Twitter fans a trivia question, with the fan who answered correctly getting a sneak peak at the cover art. The question was what street he and artist Mr. Porter lived on together in Detroit when they were working as cooks at Gilbert's Lodge. The answer was "Novara," which Twitter fan Chris (@bigbuckkilla66) got correct. Chris was given a sneak peek at the cover art, which he then posted on Twitter with permission from Eminem.
The cover of the album is similar to its predecessor, The Marshall Mathers LP, which was released in 2000. It's an image of Eminem's former home, which was located on 19946 Dresden St. in Detroit, hence the "19946" on the door. Here it's boarded up and doesn't picture Em sitting outside on the porch.
Thus far Eminem has dropped one single from his album "Berzerk," which has already reached no. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since being released in late August. The Detroit rapper also recently released "Survival," which serves as a track for the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts video game.
Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 will be released November 5.
Alright I'm gonna ask a trivia question...first person to get it right gets the #MMLP2 album art before anyone else— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) September 20, 2013
What street did me & Mr. Porter live on together in Detroit when we were working as cooks at Gilbert's Lodge? #MMLP2— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) September 20, 2013
For the record. .... he told me to post the art work for the MMLP2 cover.— Chris (@bigbuckkilla66) September 21, 2013
UPDATE: The cover art for the deluxe edition of Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 has been revealed by the Detroit rapper on Instagram. You can view that below.
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