Eminem fans can listen — legally — to the “Marshal Mathers LP 2” a few days before its official Tuesday release.
Like pretty much all highly anticipated albums — especially those in hip-hop — “MMLPII” leaked and is being illegally shared and downloaded across the internet.
In response, Slim Shady’s manager Paul Rosenberg decided to allow fans to stream it legally over the somewhat-new iTunes Radio.
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The rapper’s newest single from the album, “The Monster,” featuring his third collaboration with Rihanna, is on course for a No. 1 debut on the Digital Songs chart next week, according to Billboard. Industry insiders believe that the song might sell more than 300,000 downloads by Sunday’s weeks-end.
A previous single from the new album, “Berzerk” sold 362,000 downloads in its first week.
Here’s is Rosenberg’s tweet with link to live-stream “MMLPII”:
Stream it legally. (US Only) http://t.co/RZc5OvGTFL
– Paul Rosenberg (@rosenberg) November 1, 2013
Eminem also made an anti-music piracy plea to consumers on Thursday. Here it is via YouTube: