Famous much? Eminems discography hits billboard 200

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  1. OutLaw613

    OutLaw613 Well-Known Member

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    Eminems whole discog on the bilboard 200

    #1. Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - 793,000 (793,000)

    #30. Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP - 10,000 (10,766,000)

    #58. Eminem - The Eminem Show - 7,000 (10,270,000)

    #64. Eminem - Recovery - 7,000 (4,509,000)

    #94. Eminem - Curtain Call - 5,000 (3,778,000)

    #115. Eminem - The Slim Shady LP - 4,000 (5,433,000)

    #158. Eminem - Encore - 3,000 (5,343,000)

    #159. Eminem - Relapse - 3,000 (2,335,000)

    jesus christ!!!
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  2. ThatsNotMyName

    ThatsNotMyName The Conquering Lion

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    I know he is the highest selling artist in rap but how does he stack up against everybody else in music biz? Did he outsold the Beatles, Prince or MJ?
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  3. OutLaw613

    OutLaw613 Well-Known Member

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    Beatles were jesus sold over 2 billion records worldwide them and Mj have sold billions of albums collectivley..

    But what eminem is accomplishing today is incredible in itself
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  4. Twamp

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    it's cuz he's white.
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  5. OutLaw613

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    ^^ This is the debate I was hoping to spark...
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  6. ThatsNotMyName

    ThatsNotMyName The Conquering Lion

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    Imagine a top 10 of the highest selling artists in rap, I don't even know about sales but I assure you that the first one is Em but the rest of them are black rappers: Jay, 50, Dre, Wayne...

    Every other white rapper alive that isn't Em is living proof that Em's success isn't because he is white... alone.
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  7. OutLaw613

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    Pac is the closest to em some would argue ahead of him but I can 100% say they both have sold 80-100 million records worldwide. Pacs been dead for 17 years.

    Once you hit the 100 million mark there are so many different interpretations and perspectives of the artists music as a whole it's impossible to base record sales on skin colour
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  8. NinjaMic

    NinjaMic Brian Disease

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    it's 'cause he's overrated
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  10. thedream233

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    it aint cause hes white. there would seriously be a shitload of white rappers selling if that were true.

    only Em, vanilla ice, beastie boys, mac miller, paul wall bubba sparxx and maybe a couple others in rap history can sell rap music... to other WHITE fans.

    if being white sold, hip hop would be crowded as fuck with white people like rock n roll is.
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    that's awesome
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  12. Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Yeah, it's me nigga

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    The are many reasons why eminem sells so much:

    - he was cosigned by Dr dre
    - he's a good rapper
    - the real slim shady is probably the best single/video ever made
    - he's white / 8 mile
    - he get's special treatment from his label
    - he makes music everybody can enjoy, even people who don't know shit about hip hop

    But to me, the main reasons he sells so much is because his label believe in him, mass appeal and the fact that he's a great white rapper. A black rapper with eminem's talent and content would never get embraced by the mainstream the way he did and wouldn't get the same push from his label.
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  13. ThatsNotMyName

    ThatsNotMyName The Conquering Lion

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    And what he said on Rap God:

    "Well, to be truthful the blueprint's simply rage and youthful exuberance"

    One big reason Eminem is big is because of the shock value.
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  14. King-Vis

    King-Vis Buy Any Beats Necessary

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    Did Thriller become the biggest selling album of all time because Michael Jackson was black?
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  15. King-Vis

    King-Vis Buy Any Beats Necessary

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    Eminem is a selling product. When people see a cd with the imprint "EMINƎM" they'll buy it. Noticed how people other than hardcore fans don't care about D12? They all want a peace of Eminem, he's one of those artists with that image, that suits the publics interest.
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  16. NinjaMic

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    Eminem is so successful in music because he was molested by Michael Jackson as a kid.
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    ^^lmaooo
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    My opinion is that his fame has mostly come with time. Don't get me wrong, I'm a huge Em fan, but the reason he is where he is today is because he is constantly showing that he still has it, and he just hasn't stopped yet.
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