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The Slim Shady LP

Album information
NameThe Slim Shady LP
ReleasedFebruary 23, 1999
RecordedDecember 1996-January 1999
GenreHip hop
LabelAftermath, Interscope
ProducerDr. Dre (exec.)
Mark & Jeff Bass (exec.)
Eminem, Mel-Man
Previous albumThe Slim Shady EP
Next albumThe Marshall Mathers LP

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'The Slim Shady LP' is the second studio album by American rapper Eminem, released on February 23, 1999. It is his major-label debut and was released under Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment and Web Records.

The album was met with critical and commercial success. It debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart behind TLC's FanMail with 283,000 copies sold in its opening week. The album went on to be certified quadruple-platinum by the RIAA. To date, it has sold over five million units in the United States and over nine million units worldwide. "Just Don't Give a Fuck" was the first and only underground single from the album. The first official single was "My Name Is". The album won the Grammy for Best Rap Album. It also won Outstanding National Album at the 2000 Detroit Music Awards.

In 2003, the album was ranked number 273 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, the highest ranking of Eminem's albums on the list.

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