by Low Key
Has Eminem just lost it, or has he simply run out of ideas? Either way, Eminem’s highly anticipated release, “Encore”, is his worst album to date. With a combination of bland production, horrendous hooks and gimmicky concepts, “Encore” is a strange album that finds a confused Eminem. One moment Em sticks to his guns and produces his usual assortment of lyrically brilliant songs, while the next minute, he is consumed with producing childish and immature pop songs that will have every Hip Hop fan scratching his head. It is this fight between Em’s Hip Hop and pop side that ultimately divides the album, making for one of the most disappointing albums of the year.
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