Release Date: Dec 18, 2020
Record label: Shady Records / Interscope
After kicking off the year with the surprise release of his eleventh studio LP, Music to Be Murdered By, Eminem is ending this universally shakey year the same way. Released as a deluxe version of the LP, Side B is a 16-track expansion that delivers familiar territory with some pops of Em at his sharpest. As always, he remains incredibly self-aware -- whether verbalizing common and obvious criticisms à la Eight Mile B-Rabbit vs.
A wise man once said, don't read your mentions. He said to ignore the comments section. He warned artists that it's dangerous to read your own reviews. He said if you get a confidence boost from the positive critiques, you'll also writhe from the pangs of the negative. Try as he might, the quintuple-diamond-certified emcee Eminem still can't help from caring what you think of him.