Eminem is planning to release his ninth studio album later thisy ear, according to the music industry trade magazine HITS Daily Double. This follows the Detroit-area rapperâ€™s â€śDonâ€™t worry Iâ€™m working on an album!â€ť social media post to fans as he released the one-off anti-Trump track â€śCampaign Speech.â€ť
Other recent reports of Eminem activity have come from fellow rapper Chainz as well as Allen Hughes, who directed the HBO documentary â€śThe Defiant Onesâ€ť about Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine who said Dre was working on a last-minute track for the Eminem album.
The set has not been officially announced by Eminemâ€™s camp or his record label. It will be his first new album since â€śThe Marshall Mathers LP 2â€ť in 2013.
The album will be Eminemâ€™s first since his manager Paul Rosenberg, who was raised in Oakland County, was named the new CEO/President of Def Jam Recordings, effective in 2018.