Eminem Launched A New T-Shirt, But Fans Want More
Eminem dropped a new T-shirt on his online merchandise website. But fans quickly ignored the launch. They’re demanding less clothes and more music from the rapper.
Eminem released his first album, Infinite, in 1996, but became a star with the album The Slim Shady in 1999. “My Name Is” was on this album. When the rapper launched a new T-shirt on social media, there were fans excited to get their hands on one, while others flew to the comments asking about new music.
Taking to social media on Wednesday, the rapper whose real name is Marshall Mathers III shared images of the new merch from “The Slim Shady 25th Anniversary” collection. The T-shirt itself is a tribute to Eminem’s “My Name Is” track. It’s a black short-sleeved shirt that says, “Hi, my name is Slim Shady” on the front and “Hi, Kids! Do you like violence?” on the back. The rapper captioned his post, “Want to copy me and do exactly like I did? Hit the store for the #MyNameIs ’99 vintage T-shirt reissue.”
This shirt is definitely giving vintage feels. However, it’s just not quite filling the void of new Em music for fans. “Drop the album old man. It’s been more than 4 years [eye roll emoji],” one person commented. Someone else chimed in writing, “Ok, but we still want a new album.” Another person came into the defense of the rapper saying, “Yall talking thinking like dropping an álbum is an easy and not complex thing.” This person may have a fair point. New albums don’t happen overnight.
While Eminem has released plenty of special editions, greatest hits, and anniversary albums, his last album put out was Music to Be Murdered By in 2020. It was released on January 17 through Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. The album before this one dropped in 2018, Kamikaze.