“Recovery” is the seventh studio album by American rapperEminem, released June 18, 2010 by Aftermath Entertainment.Production for the album took place during 2009 to 2010 atseveral recording studios and was handled by various recordproducers, including Alex da Kid, Just Blaze, Boi-1da, JimJonsin, DJ Khalil, and Dr. Dre. Originally recorded as a sequel toEminems previous album Relapse (2009), Recovery featuresmore introspective and emotional content than its predecessor.
List of artist associated with “After Music Production” Current artist •Dr Dre • Eminem •50 Cent • Cashis • Hayes • Slim Da Mobster Past Artist • Dawn Robinson • Busta Rhymes •The firm •Truth HurtsAftermath Entertainment is an American record label founded by Dr. Dre. Itoperates as a subsidiary of, and is distributed through, Universal Music GroupsInterscope Records.HistoryUpon his departure from Death Row Records in June 1996, Dr. Dre quickly launched AftermathEntertainment through Interscope Records (which at the time was Death Rows distributing label). It wasfounded as a "boutique label" that prides itself on "quality over quantity", focusing on small numbers ofhigh-profile releases.In the autumn of 1997, Aftermath released the only collaborative project by hip hop super-group, TheFirm (composed of AZ, Foxy Brown, Nas, and Nature). Despite the highly anticipated album featuringproduction and cameo appearances by Dr. Dre himself, debuting atop the Billboard 200 and beingcertified platinum, it sold below commercial expectation. The group subsequently disbanded.Aftermaths next release was supposed to be by rapper King Tee. His album, however, was shelved, andKing Tee also left the label. Veteran rapper Rakim also signed with the label. Legal troubles forced TruthHurts to leave the label, and Rakims highly anticipated comeback album that was shelved due toproduction conflict, also leading to his departure. Since then Aftermath Entertainment has grown onstrength and its success its crowned till this very day.(For more information on the past artist of the aftermath record label, enter the “Past Artist Link”)
Recovery has become Eminems most sold album (announced in 2011) The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 741,000 copies in its first week in the United States. This made Eminem the first artist in “Soundscan” history to have four albums debut with sales of over 700,000. It became Eminems sixth consecutive number-one album in the US and topped the chart for seven weeks. It also achieved international commercial success, charting at number one in several other countries, and produced three singles that achieved chart success, including the Billboard hit "No Love" and international hits "Not Afraid" and "Love the Way You Lie". Despite some criticism towards its consistency, Recovery received positive reviews from most music critics. As of November 7, 2010 (2010 -11-07),the album had sold over 2.9 million copies in the US.
Eminem did quiet well in school considering the issues hes had until his 9th grade. He failed for the third year in a row and he got fed up and felt school to work on something he is more passionate it; rapping. He had been writing rap lyrics from the age of 4 and wanted to achieve his goal and dream to be a rapper. He started becoming more popular around the hood, considering his talent in creating and making up lyrics in his head very quickly. He was using the initials from his first and last names to form his rap name “M & M” which later became “Eminem” because of his race, he got rejected by people all the time, even though he was a really talented rapper. Determined to prove everyone wrong and not give up on his dream, he forced himself to go on radio shows and participate in freestyle battles. In the year 1995, Eminem recorded his first album named “Infinite”, which only sold about 1000 copies. That same year, his high school sweet heart, Kim, gave birth to his only child, a little girl named Hailie Jade Scott.Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on October 17 1972 to hismother Debbie Briggs-Mathers and his father Marshall Bruce Mathers II. Debbie wasonly 15 when Marshall was born. Not long after Marshall was born, his father packedhis bags and left the family, never to be seen again. This wasn’t the end of a toughrun for Marshall and his family; it was only just the beginning. Marshall got movedaround to different houses and because of this he attended many schools. His momfinally settled down in a house in Detroit. Marshall was only 12 years old. Themaximum time he spent at the one school was 3 months. He got bullied at everyschool he attended and later got back at them by insulting them publicly in his songs
Eminem’s express his The way in love for hallie which Eminem in so many presents his past songs. lyrics is quite These are clever. He is words from well known “Mockingbird” how his use of . Many have words and the seen his effective way emotional side he presents through the his emotions. way he writes his lyricsEminem’s songs have been highly credited for its unique creativity andstyles which created moods and emotions from within the song. Many Kim was Eminemspeople connect with his lyrical style because of the clever way he high schoolproduces moods among the audience. Nearly all his songs expressed his sweetheart. Afteremotions for particular people; emotions such as love, hatred, anger Ect. they got marriedMany attach to Eminem easily because of the way his shows his love for things begin to gethis daughter, Hallie. His love for Hallie has been expressed so hectic and out ofpassionately in a lot of his songs; Mockingbird, Hallie’s song and When control. Now he is at aIm gone, Ect. point where he wasHowever Eminems dark and more fearful side has also been expressed in strong feelingsany songs. These songs shows the violent person he is but many defend against her, for whathim saying, he has been through a lot in the past and has very right to she has done.have an irritated attitude. The dark side alter ego in his lyrics have wonmany fans.
Aftermath was founded in 1996 and since then theyhave developed a lot of artist into the top artist theyare today. Eminem obviously was one of their greatestartist, but they also singed a lot of other youngtalents. Former acts of aftermath include “Stat quo”,“Busta Rhymes” and “The Firm”. All these artist hadreleased albums with Aftermath and later on movedon. However top current producers of aftermathinclude Dr Dre(founder), DJ Khalid and Mr. Potter whoare three of the best producers in their industry. Sincethe beginning of Aftermath, the label company hasgrown to a new high.
Many of the albums that Aftermath Entertainmenthave become such success. These are a few examples:• Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath: Release Date: November 26th1996. Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification: Platinum•The Marshall Mathers LP :Release Date: MAY 23rd 2000. Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification:6 x Platinum•The Eminem Show :Release Date: May 28th 2002. Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification:8 x Platinum• Get Rich or Die Tryin‘ : Release Date: February 6th2003 Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification:6 x Platinum•The Big Bang : Release Date: July 13th 2006 Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification: Gold•Curtis :Release Date: September 11th2007 Billboard chat position: No 2 RIAA certification: Platinum•Recovery :Release Date: July 18th 2010 Billboard chat position: No 1 RIAA certification: None yet
The 1st single from the album was “Not Afraid". The song sold380,000 digital downloads in its first week, and became thesixteenth song in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to debutat number one."Not Afraid" is only the second hip hop singleto debut at No. 1 following "Ill Be Missing You" by Puff Daddyand Faith Evans featuring 112.This song received very positivereviews with special attention to the emotionalexpression, Eminems rhyming skills and his reaching out toother producers (his music is typically produced by mentor Dr.Dre or Eminem himself).The second single was released on June 21, 2010 titled "Lovethe Way You Lie" which features Rihanna. The song was highlysuccessful like its predecessor and debuted at number 2 on theBillboard Hot 100. It has since reached number 1. The songgave Eminem his fourth US Hot 100 number-one hit andRihanna her seventh. It also claimed the top spot on eightother charts. "Love the Way You Lie" has since been numberone on the US Billboard Hot 100 for seven consecutive weeks.“No Love" featuring Lil Wayne was the next single released onOctober 5, 2010.