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New Eminem album surfaces online

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 03 Nov 2004 7:39 User comments (49)

New Eminem album surfaces online Rapper Eminem's new album, Encore, which is set to be released on November 16th has appeared online today, 13 days early. The album is currently being traded and distributed in many ways online, including XDCC bots on IRC, on P2P networks and many BitTorrent sites. This is the third major item from the entertainment industry to appear online in about a month, after two major games, Halo 2 and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas both leaked before their official release date. It seems that Internet release groups are becoming more and more of a nuisance to the entertainment industry, demonstrating their skills in beating several copy protections and acquiring works long before they are due to be released.
It's not a major thing to see albums appear online in MP3 format, but this one in particular is interesting after rumors were circulating online that there were "plans" for this album that would prevent mass piracy of it. The group responsible for the release has left some comments packed with it...

Guess Who's Ripped, Ripped Again? It's
RNS And We Bring A Friend!

He is familiar to us and all of you as
well. We bring you the new Eminem album
to ring in the end of 2004 and the
start of 2005! Consider this your early
Christmas present from RNS.

As well as the main CD, the group has also released a bonus CD containing three more tracks. It will be interesting to see some later comments on this release from Recording Industry. Some have made claims that the major success of the third Eminem album, The Eminem Show was due to many of the tracks appearing on P2P networks. Downloaders who got these early tracks claim it made them go out and buy the album when it was released.

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49 user comments

13.11.2004 8:23

Good stuff! I love it!

23.11.2004 16:20
pcshateme
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who cares, hes a white trash wannabe anyway.

33.11.2004 16:32

Good stuff

43.11.2004 16:36

damn, not quite in time for halloween ;) jk lol i hate rap and eminem.... theres this retarded kid in my school who calls himself "skittles" who raps.. i hear hes pretty good:) he ought to be better then eminem

53.11.2004 17:06

I would've loved to be a fly on the wall when Eminem heard his album got jacked, him being such an anti-music sharer and all. Hahaha... the cruel, bitter irony! You gotta love it.

64.11.2004 7:40

First off.... you guys dont know what the hell your talking about. 1. Try to find some of your gay music, the thing is most of your shit you probably can't find because no one likes it, or cares to post it. BILLIONS of fans like eminem, therefor they took the time to get his shit out there. 2. Hes a white trash wannabe? Eminem has paved the road for all the rappers to follow... they only WISH they could be as good as him. In a matter of a few years he has come to, and surpased the rappers who have run the game since the beginning, SINGLE HANDEDLY. 3. About being a fly, yea I'd like to be a fly on the wall too, because being in his presence would be an honor. Yea it sucks his cd was leaked, but I'm guilty of taking it too, but I still plan on giving him his well deserved 14 dollars when the cd comes out, just cant wait. IF EMINEM SUCKS SO MUCH WHY HAS HE BEEN THE NUMBER 1 RAPPER FOR YEARS? AND ON TOP OF THAT, HE HASNT EVEN MADE A CD IN OVER A YEAR AND HE STILL TOPS THE CHARTS WITH HIS LITTLE SONGS HE DECIDES TO THROW UP IN NO TIME.

74.11.2004 7:50

he is the number 1 rapper because of morons like you, big niggy, that heap your hard earned money at his feet so he can buy more writers and video producers and churn out more bullshit than those without the money. Same as in politics, if you didn't see an ad with nader in it then you probably didn't vote for him and so long as morons like you exist, without any music appreciation at all, then eminem will remain number 1 and he thanks you. Not that rap is my thing but there are MANY better rappers than this idiot, yet still not a one of them deserve my money. Anyone can rhyme and play with their little nuts on stage, but true musicianship is earned, not bought.

84.11.2004 8:06

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IF EMINEM SUCKS SO MUCH WHY HAS HE BEEN THE NUMBER 1 RAPPER FOR YEARS? AND ON TOP OF THAT, HE HASNT EVEN MADE A CD IN OVER A YEAR AND HE STILL TOPS THE CHARTS WITH HIS LITTLE SONGS HE DECIDES TO THROW UP IN NO TIME.
Because he is WHITE, and white america loves WHITE! ever heard of chart fixing? or how labels pay radio stations to play certain songs more than others? (which they are currently under investigation for) I like a lot of eminem songs but i dont by any means think he's anywhere near the best artist in the world because, quite simply, he's saying the same shit over and over again. Even on encore which ive listened to, there's too much stuff we've heard already, even herbsman here, who usually likes eminem stuff said he was very disappointed with encore.

94.11.2004 15:34

<rant> I couldn't be more pleased to see this album get jacked. You got rappers whos lyrics are negative, always killing, dealing, pimpin' bleh. They got an attitude of "you can't touch me". I love the sound and beat of rap, I hate the lyrics! I can't stand to listen to eminem, though his sound is good, the lyrics are ridiculous. How about rapping about some positve things, so the kiddies will quit wanting to punch their moms and sisters and maybe help them out or go get an education instead of smoking pot and banging hoes. OH! wait that would step the bounds of freedom of speech and thus cause a more moral world. If media wants to turn the world into a world where nobody cares only about their money, screw any girl, knock her up...give her the title "my baby mamma" and all is ok, bleh its a path to destruction. Rapper's are immature, its a shame cause the talent is there. </rant>

104.11.2004 15:46

bigniggy u big bitchy

114.11.2004 16:05
pcshateme
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eminem is trailer trash with a big mouth- sorry, didnt mean to insult the trailer trash.

124.11.2004 17:21

wierd, is this showing up as a thread or an artical?.... i got 2 emails saying theres been a reply to this artical, and one saying a reply to a thread.... thread http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_jump.cfm/122466/640049-107135 artical http://www.afterdawn.com/news/archive/5752.cfm


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136.11.2004 9:40

That happens sometimes, sorry about that. Basically someone updated from the news article and someone updated from the "news comments" forum so u get both update alerts in your email!

149.11.2004 1:51

<wick780> They ARE positive lyric rappers about, many of them, its just the record labels won't aggressive promote them. It's better for the bottom line for them to promote hate-gangsta lyric stuff than to promote the real shit. Try listening to The Roots, Common, De la Soul, Tribe, etc. But most Rappers at some point in their career have to put out the hate lyrics thing to make money i.e Nas, Ras Kass, even ol' Jigga. It's a sad world we live in when some of our socially conscious and brilliant rappers, like Ras Kass, has to completely change his "positive" stance to feed his family.

159.11.2004 21:50

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1611.11.2004 19:17

Maybe he's just one of the best rappers the world has ever heard. Your all jealous. Get a life and stop bitching about race on the forums. peace.

1712.11.2004 16:40
Spoilage
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LMFAO

1813.11.2004 0:56

What I find amusing about the whole thing is that the people who promote killing,degrading women,stealing, and general anarchy in their lyrics are now bitching about illegal downloads. Poetic justice-1 Rappers-0

1921.6.2005 23:03
fuckahoe
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eminem does suck why is he one of the most famous rappers because the country is full of white people the only reason people like him is because hes white and no hes not the number 1 rapper snoop dogg is his frist 2 cd's topped the charts in the year they came out hes holding a world record for it! what does m&m have nothing but some crapy scares on his wrists because he didnt press down hard enough to do any damage

2028.6.2005 12:13
shadyrule
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All you faggot mutha fuckas don't be dissin my home dawg like that... Em's my brutha, and u be talkin that kinda shit, I'ma pop a cap in ur ass! He's such a good rapper and all his lines are original. I don't know what kind of shitty ass music u listen to....punk, country, gospel....all of that shit sucks. And even if you listen to rap, you should probably go jump off a bridge or sumthin for not loving Shady's beats and rhymes...He is better than anything you listen to and better than anything you think is better. SO SHUT THE FUCK UP! EMINEM RULES AND YOU SUCK IF YOU THINK OTHERWISE!!!

2128.6.2005 12:47

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All you faggot mutha fuckas don't be dissin my home dawg like that... Em's my brutha, and u be talkin that kinda shit, I'ma pop a cap in ur ass! He's such a good rapper and all his lines are original. I don't know what kind of shitty ass music u listen to....punk, country, gospel....all of that shit sucks. And even if you listen to rap, you should probably go jump off a bridge or sumthin for not loving Shady's beats and rhymes...He is better than anything you listen to and better than anything you think is better. SO SHUT THE FUCK UP! EMINEM RULES AND YOU SUCK IF YOU THINK OTHERWISE!!!
Shut up. You are talkin so much $hit. I'm a rap fan and don't listen to much else. As far as Eminem is concerned he sold out after making 8 Mile. His first 3 albums were good but now he's a sell out. He's been messing with 2Pacs beats and created a piece of crap album in Loyal to the Game. Having Elton John on Ghetto Gospel is a serious insult into Pacs music. Its bad enuff having that G-Unit crap said every 5 seconds but this takes the toll. I'm sorry but it's true. I liked the Eminem of 5 years ago when he used to offend at least 1 person in every song he did and dis groups like N*Sync and Backstret Boys. That Eminem has unfortunately died. If you wanna talk about great rappers talk bout Pac, BIG, Snooo, Dre and the rest of them players from the early to mid 90's.


R.I.P. 2Pac, Eazy-E, Biggie, Big L, Big Pun, Mac Dre, Aaliyah, Left Eye and all the other fallen soldiers

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To make gapless audio cd's out of MP3's
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To check vital info on your MP3's download Encspot
http://www.guerillasoft.co.uk/encspot/
To get past copy protection on Audio Cd's read this
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To tag your MP3's the easy way download T&R
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2229.6.2005 14:50
shadyrule
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First you say: "He's been messing with 2Pacs beats and created a piece of crap album in Loyal to the Game." But then you go on to say: "If you wanna talk about great rappers talk bout Pac....." I just don't understand what you're saying. I own Loyal To The Game and I think Em did a great job with this album. He is featured in 2 of the songs and he had a hand in some others. On a different note, I think Eminem's The Eminem Show and Encore are his best albums. I liked his first 2, but these deffinately top my charts (and the bilboard charts also if you didn't notice). Everything in rap doesn't always need to be about drugs, sex, and killing people, and Eminem does a great job entertaining listeners in a different and better way! p.s. WHATS WITH HOMER SIMPSON? HE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ANY OF THIS!!

2329.6.2005 21:09
fuckahoe
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so songs about killing birds and how his little daughter is a spoiled bitch are better u idiot rappers sing about what they know and grew up around so im suprized M&M isnt rapping about poor white trash and bleach

2430.6.2005 15:49
shadyrule
Inactive

Eminem (NOT M&M!!!) isn't white trash...Do you even know the meaning of White Trash?? I don't think so, cuz Eminem deffinetely isn't!!! So Hailey is a spoiled bitch huh? I dont think so.... Her parents love her and her dad loves her so much that he keeps her safe however he can...that's not spoiled. Check your facts bro!

251.7.2005 11:38
fuckahoe
Inactive

wow you actullay know his daughters name thats pretty sad and when we say white trash we mean when he was a kid now as an adult hes rich white trash and hes incredibly stupid you people like him cause he does stupid things like bleaching his hair or sliting his wrists and he couldnt even do that right

261.7.2005 11:42

i don't understand y these female friends of mine are crazy fan of eminem< is he cute or hot?? or they like him cuz he's the only white rapper。


stop hoping, start loving.

271.7.2005 11:43

anyway i'm going to the Anger Management Tour yaaaa they are stopping by CT way to go!!! i'll probably see some of your mofos there hehehe


stop hoping, start loving.

281.7.2005 19:55
shadyrule
Inactive

You think the only reason we like him is because he bleached his hair and he slit his wrists? WOW, you are way off! And, maybe he decided it was stupid shit to slit his wrists, thats why he didnt "do it right" You are so retarded.... Oh, and I know his daughters name because some of his songs mention her name...Like Toy Soldiers, Mockingbird, and Hailey's Song (Eminem Show) just to name a few. When someone comes up with a real comeback, let me know! Have fun at the Anger Managemant tour evilh0ly!!! I wish I was goin.

291.7.2005 22:08
fuckahoe
Inactive

so he decided sliting his wrists was a bad idea so he still did it only really crappy hmmm thats intelligent "im gonna kill myself by sticking a shotgun in my mouth and shoot myself but thats a silly idea so im just gonna not load the gun but still do it " wow toy soldiers he threw a chair cause he was mad if i wanted to see choreagraphed violence id watch wwe mocking bird i still havent figured out what its about a bad parodie of a childrens song ,something about his wife and drugs i don know i wasnt listening ,or killing a bird and yes i do think bleach is the only reason u like him it certinally isnt his lyrics and dont expect my comments to stop im here until the year 2068

301.7.2005 23:22

shadyrule do you listen to any other rappers. Im not saying I hate Eminem but I think he has changed since 8 Mile. Regarding Pac's beats he had no reason whatsoever to touch them. All he wanted to do is make a quick buck because he new it would sell. Im not sayin I hate Pac infact Pac's my fav rapper of all time. But Loyal to the Game was made for the money not for the music. Do you really think Pac would of chosen to have Elton John in one of his songs. I own all of Pac's albums from "2Pacalypse Now" through to "Better Dayz". Any other Pac album is just BS.




R.I.P. 2Pac, Eazy-E, Biggie, Big L, Big Pun, Mac Dre, Aaliyah, Left Eye and all the other fallen soldiers

The best MP3 ripper around (Exact Audio Copy)
http://www.afterdawn.com/guides/archive/mydeneaclame.cfm
To make gapless audio cd's out of MP3's
http://www.chrismyden.com/040207.php
To check vital info on your MP3's download Encspot
http://www.guerillasoft.co.uk/encspot/
To get past copy protection on Audio Cd's read this
http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/70597
To tag your MP3's the easy way download T&R
http://www.softpointer.com/tr.htm

311.7.2005 23:47
evnflow
Inactive

i normally wouldn't have responded to this thread but i wanted to point out that, Pac's mother has controlling interest over her son's music and name..pretty much anything to do with Tupac




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323.7.2005 18:17

Ya ems getting older u can tell in his music but the boy does got skills and as far as him being a sell out HE DID we all need that green. I see him as a more mature em than back 5 years ago, he cant keep rhyming about dope and guns it gets old after a while but as an artist he is the first white boy besides 3rd base to ever make me listen. The album he made for pac wasnt that good except the cut with obie trice the rest was booty. Em needs to find that spot at where he was before but as people get older so is they way they flow and think, act and speak.

336.7.2005 18:18
shadyrule
Inactive

ppiper---"Ya ems getting older u can tell in his music but the boy does got skills and as far as him being a sell out HE DID we all need that green. I see him as a more mature em than back 5 years ago, he cant keep rhyming about dope and guns it gets old after a while but as an artist he is the first white boy besides 3rd base to ever make me listen." I totally agree... So, All you Haters out there gotta learn what real music is. Eminem rules! His beats and rhymes kill in the rap industry and on the charts. Im not sayin he's the only rapper I listen to..... I also listen to 50 cent, The Game, D12, Ludacris, Nappy Roots, a little Chingy and a little Nelly. I listen to others also, I just don't listen to very many of their songs. I'm sayin, Eminem puts everything on the line and thows what he's got down and it always sounds awesome! PEACE

348.7.2005 11:29
shadyrule
Inactive

whats up fuckahoe, no reply??? I though you said "and dont expect my comments to stop im here until the year 2068 "...... whats up with that man? its been a couple days man wtf? damn, can't count on many people these days. except for eminem, you can always expect something great from him cuz he keeps puttin out the right stuff! I look forward to your commets! lol

358.7.2005 16:19

Lol this thread is back from the dead! Ems album has been out for a while now.

368.7.2005 20:21
shadyrule
Inactive

LOL i know, Its fun huh? I think so

379.7.2005 15:56
fuckahoe
Inactive

i was traveling dammit and about that 2068 thing i got really bored and figured out when i was going to die but anyway and how im a unreliable u didnt make me promise to keep commenting u should have not even noticed / cared that i wasnt here god its like u have nothing better to do then to answer comments to this thread and about M&m being reliable shure he is when dre needs his ass licked

389.7.2005 16:00
fuckahoe
Inactive

oh yah i also didnt comment because i didnt think i needed to the last few comments where all talking about how hes not as good as he use to be and ill bet his fame will compleatly go out when his fans reach puberty and finally mature

399.7.2005 18:21
shadyrule
Inactive

Wow, you got funny shit up your sleeve. "when dre needs his ass licked" and "ill bet his fame will compleatly go out when his fans reach puberty and finally mature" where are you getting this? do you dream about reaching puberty and licking dres ass? is that why you wrote that, from your personal goals? I know pleanty of people that are older that 20, and even 30 that listen to, and Enjoy eminem. I know that you're trying hard here to get your sucky point accross, but maybe you should just quit while you are behind. OH, believe me, I have pleanty to do, its just that, when I need a good laugh, I look to this thread and read your hilarious comment to see how far off you are. lmao

409.7.2005 20:58

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I know pleanty of people that are older that 20, and even 30 that listen to, and Enjoy eminem.
I know plenty of people that are order than 10 that can spell "plenty" right. Oh, they probably enjoy Eminem, but I think they like Punk better. Not my fault.
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OH, believe me, I have pleanty to do, its just that, when I need a good laugh, I look to this thread and read your hilarious comment to see how far off you are. lmao
When I need a good laugh I look at your post and I laugh. Thanks for letting us know you're laughing your arse off, let me send you a get well card when you get out of hospital. While you're in hospital, try to learn how to spell plenty, and try to learn how to insult people.
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oh yah i also didnt comment because i didnt think i needed to the last few comments where all talking about how hes not as good as he use to be and ill bet his fame will compleatly go out when his fans reach puberty and finally mature
Change your name and your opinion might matter. Oh wait, it won't. You can't even put fullstops in your sentence. Go back to Kindergarden.
Everyone is entitled to their own true opinion. Either respect that or don't.


419.7.2005 21:07

@shadyrule, nice language ... see ya. @fuckahoe ... choose a new nick.

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Because he is WHITE, and white america loves WHITE! ever heard of chart fixing? or how labels pay radio stations to play certain songs more than others? (which they are currently under investigation for)
I used to listen to alot of rap back in the day. I don't think Eminem is popular cause he's white or chart fixing ... he's actually a pretty good rapper (at least IMO). If you listen to alot of rap you know what I mean.

4210.7.2005 18:43

I GOT NO LEGS OR NO BRAIN i forgot my name my new name is RAINMAN!

4310.7.2005 18:47

Cristopher Reevse WONT STAND FOR THIS EITHER! Close this thread ems been out a while now.

4410.7.2005 18:51

WHO cares about this.....the article is ALL about: New Eminem album surfaces online NOT who likes him/how many people like him/or whatever. Damn...why don't you all who have such strong opinions about this go to his website and go to his forums. Keep this site here for tech news and tech help. Or post in the Safety Valve or something! ;)

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4510.7.2005 19:10

ppiper, refrain from stupid off topic posts .. or I will ban you.


4610.7.2005 19:16

ok if u know the album its a part of his lyrics geez if u ban me u will be losing a memeber of the "new generation" im 30 years old bro and i still listen to emenem i build pcs and have alot of knowledge to give to these forums and you should have closed this thread a while back ems new album has been out for a while now. no disrespect i enjoy AFTERDAWN.

4710.7.2005 19:21

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I GOT NO LEGS OR NO BRAIN i forgot my name my new name is RAINMAN! Cristopher Reevse WONT STAND FOR THIS EITHER!
WTF does that have to do with this thread? You need to read the forum rules.
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u will be losing a memeber of the "new generation" im 30 years old bro and i still listen to emenem i build pcs and have alot of knowledge to give to these forums
New generation? Dude I'm 30 ... who are you kidding? And your a junior member ... If you have soo much to offer, start offering instead of making pointless posts.

4810.7.2005 19:32

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4910.7.2005 22:04

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and this thread does need to be closed bro
Yea .. I don't know how ****ahoe was able to post to this thread since the last post was back in November of 04.

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