Eminem, Kate Voegele, Busta Rhymes and more
Eminem, "Relapse" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope)
Slim Shady is back with twice the vitriol on this double CD, his first studio album in five years. First two singles, "Crack a Bottle" and "We Made You" failed to ignite any but the faithful, but fans of his explicit, hate-filled, revenge fantasy raps will find plenty to love here, as Marshall Mathers hates on everyone and everything, but no one so much as himself. He may be sober, but he certainly isn't happy, joyous and free. See the full review.