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Eminem sold more albums than any other artist in 2018

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Oct 27, 2017
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Eminem is no goat and never was. If you look at streams or digital album sales, I'm sure he isn't above Drake
He's easily one of the most popular rappers of all time. Period. End of story. If he doesn't appeal to you that's one thing, there is no denying his impact on rap, the music industry, culture, etc... most of his peers and even those before his time would agree. If that doesn't make him ONE OF the GOAT, I don't know what the hell does.
Nobodies "butthurt", just pointing out the realities of "best selling physical album", he sold more albums than me
Sounds like you need to step your game up.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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All this shows is that no one buys albums anymore. Less than a million sales for the number album? Do albums even go Platinum anymore?
 
Aug 7, 2018
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Eminem is no goat and never was. If you look at streams or digital album sales, I'm sure he isn't above Drake
Drake just crossed the 50bn stream mark last summer...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/markbe...ion-streams-record-company-says/#22b0c51923f9

1,500 stream = 1 album sale, therefore meaning he "sold" 33.33m album-equivalent via streams.

Eminem SSLP, Curtain Calls, and Recovery alone sold > 10m units each. And TES, MMLP and Encore sold > 20m units each. And that doesn't include individual single sales, and I haven't even mentioned 8 Mile OST which sold >5m units.

Drake is "big" now, but that doesn't even compare to how big Eminem has been from the late 1990s through early 2010s.
 
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Oct 27, 2017
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Cool,
Kamikaze was solid album, play it every now and then still.
Dont think I was able to get through revival even once straight through without skipping tracks but it had some good songs sprinkled in there.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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Kinda hilarious how salty Eminem makes you guys. I’m not a huge Em fan, but there’s no denying his legacy as an all time great.

Looking at the hip hop names in the best selling list, Cardi B, Post, Lil Uzi, Migos, Juice will be lucky to have a 20+ year career.
 
Oct 31, 2017
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I'm not even a big fan of Eminem (Kamikaze was only ok) but the hate he gets on here is embarrassing. Same people coming into every Eminem topic to say how bad he is.

He clearly is still relevant.
 
Dec 7, 2017
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Kamikaze was a very good album. So well deserved.

Eminem is a legend and must be involved in any GOAT conversations. Anybody who claims otherwise do not know anything about Hip Hop.

He is in the Top 10 All Time without question ! Now Top 5, I won’t put it there, but that’s just me.
 
Apr 12, 2018
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I can’t stand his lyrical content ( and how he still says “faggot” ) but he has his loyal fans. That said , your taste is sus asF if you have him near any GOAT list / Rap Mount Rushmore
 
Oct 26, 2017
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I can totally see the types that still buy physical albums also not minding the use of the word “fa**ot”.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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So many people using streams as a metric for quality yet there are fucking two Post Malone songs on the top streamed music. And he was number 2 behind Drake on Spotify's most streamed artist of 2018. Say what you want about Kamikaze but it was better than anything Post has done. And Kamikaze was pretty weak.
 

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Kinda hilarious how salty Eminem makes you guys. I’m not a huge Em fan, but there’s no denying his legacy as an all time great.

Looking at the hip hop names in the best selling list, Cardi B, Post, Lil Uzi, Migos, Juice will be lucky to have a 20+ year career.
The 'rappers' listed will have made no meaningful impact on music history. Their whole act is a gimmick. I completely believe the current gen will fade fast and those into mumble rap will look back in horror what they used to consider music. It will not age well at all. Much like how the cringey emo trend died off.
 
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