Eminem is 49 and instead of hanging up his boots, the hip-hop heavyweight releases new music from time to time. Weeks after releasing a collab with nemesis-turned-friend Snoop Dogg titled “From The D 2 The LBC,” the “Not Afraid” hitmaker has announced a new greatest hits compilation album in the form of “Curtain Call 2. “.
The Grammy-winning rap veteran took to Instagram to share the big news with his nearly 40 million followers while revealing the cover art for it. Social media users, however, weren’t thrilled with the album cover as they took to Twitter to talk about it. Eminem had also recently released a song with CeeLo Green for the ‘Elvis’ biopic titled ‘The King and I’.
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Eminem gets dragged on the cover of ‘Curtain Call 2’
Eminem announcing his new project on Monday July 11, captioned the post, “#CURTAINCALL2 DROPS 8/5.” The cover of his new compilation album features the rapper with devil horns, holding a shovel while digging a grave, a chainsaw and random number numbers – all hinting at his previously released projects. According to several reports, the new album will contain only one unreleased song and the rest of the songs will be from 2009’s ‘Relapse’, 2010’s ‘Recovery’, 2013’s ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’, 2017’s ‘Revival’, ‘Kamikaze’ from 2018′, and ‘Music to Be Murdered By’ and ‘Music to Be Murdered By – Side B (Deluxe Edition)’ from 2020.’
For the uninitiated, Eminem had released “Curtain Call: The Hits” in 2005, which turned out to be a compilation of the rapper’s greatest songs, including “The Way I Am”, “My Name Is”, “Guilty Consciousness” and “Without Me”. ‘. As of 2017, it is the longest running rap album in Billboard 200 history.
‘Whack a** cover to be honest’
Hip-hop fans rushed to Twitter to slam the cover art for Eminem’s “Curtain Call 2.” “Ngl the cover for Eminem’s Curtain Call 2 looks shitty,” one said as another posted, “What a bummer. 1 new song. Well not even new. Previously unreleased.” Another posted added, “I mean this album cover is fine. But there’s a little too much going on. The first one is simple. Eminem bows as roses are thrown at his feet. How many tracks do you expect on this one?” Considering one user shared, “The original cc cover is always better and more fitting, but I still don’t understand why in the name of God he’s doing a greatest hits album at the streaming era.”
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The following tweeted: “Not really good but also irrelevant lol no matter how good or bad an album cover is no matter why someone is there as another said, “That blanket is the worst thing he’s ever done. it looks so unprofessional, he would have just stood in front of a crowd in a tuxedo again. One added: “Whack a** cover to be honest.” Meanwhile, one individual posted, “If Kanye had the same cover Eminem chose for Curtain Call 2, MFS would be so hard to call it the best they’ve ever seen.” And, one concluded, “Eminem just released the worst album cover in hip hop/rap’s entire existence with Curtain Call 2.”
Ngl, Eminem’s Curtain Call 2 cover looks shitty
— MER∆KI (@MerakiDelta) July 11, 2022
What a desappointment. 1 new song. Well not even new. Unpublished
— Sean (@smp0614) July 11, 2022
I mean this album cover is good. But there’s a little too much going on. The first is simple. Eminem bows as roses are thrown at his feet. How many titles do you expect on this one?? pic.twitter.com/ZAhPdF4XvH
— Alonzo (@adlawrence04) July 11, 2022
The original cc cover is always better and more appropriate, but I still don’t understand why in God’s name does he make a greatest hits album in the age of streaming
— Zaili (@zidiooo) July 11, 2022
It’s not really good but it’s also not relevant lol no matter how good or bad an album cover is no matter why someone is there
— Big Nate (@BigNateN64) July 11, 2022
this blanket is the worst thing he’s ever done.😭
it looks so unprofessional, he would have just stood in front of a crowd in a tuxedo again.
— Ugonna🎈 (@ugonna09) July 11, 2022
Whack ass cover to be honest
— π•m¶™… (@iam_sylars) July 11, 2022
If Kanye had the same cover that Eminem chose for Curtain Call 2, MFS would be so hard to call it the best they’ve ever seen 😭😂
— Elijah (@RapCityB1tch) July 11, 2022
Eminem Just Dropped The Worst Album Cover Of Hip Hop/Rap’s Entire Existence With Curtain Call 2
— Luis (@zeuskidkash) July 11, 2022
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