Best Eminem Albums


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The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem's most classic and creative album... Had all the emotions
I love this album this really is the real slim shady, my 2nd favorite would have to be the eminem show
The Way I Am is better than the entirety of the Recovery album. That's saying something since I haven't even mentioned Stan, The Real Slim Shady etc yet.
Marshall mathers lp is the best album but all his album is the best and he the only best rapper because no rapper went diamond but he did and I'm proud of him keep working hard em you the best oh I oh I forgot he not king people he a god keep up em
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2The Eminem Show
The best Eminem album? Either TES or MMLP. Relapse is the runner up. The diversity of content in TES and great lyrics makes it the best in my opinion. To be honest, I voted partly because I want Recovery off the number 1 spot.
The Eminem Sow is an outstanding album with beautiful songs squeezed into it. My favorite song will have to be Without Me because the lyrics are genius and funny and it sounds like he is messing around and that's what I like from when I get a little sick of his awesome serious songs.
JUST ahead of the Marshall Mathers LP but only just. The maturity makes this album so different from the SSLP and MMLP. Great songs on the album, not a bad one and Till I Collapse is the best Em song in my opinion.
MMLP and its sequel are damn close, but The Eminem Show is simply the best. Best stories, best jokes, and great beats. If you want an all-in-one-CD package of everything that is Eminem, look no further than The Eminem Show.
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3The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Evil twin, brainless, bad guy, rap god, so much better, so far, love game, headlights, and legacy
Maybe not his best, but amazing in it's own right. Has instant classics like Rap God, Headlights, Berzerk, Bad Guy, The Monster, etc. Showcases all his talents at different rap genres, has something for everyone and takes parts from his whole legacy.
The Best Album ever and its gonna be greater than MMLP. Listening to eminem since I was 12... Now I am 18 and have not heard him like I heard him in Rap God, Survival or Berzerk... He seems different, energetic, and this is the best damn album ever made in music
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I hate how people complain about how this album is mainstream; this can't possibly be father from the truth. While Eminem's album includes several samples of pop singers, Eminem uses these samples in a similar manner that he used Dido's sample Thank You as a basis to his unforgettable song Stan. Haters also seems to forget that this album was a comeback for Eminem, a way of showing his fans that he's still the best rapper, which is definitely what this album delivered. This album doesn't only include the well known singles of No Love and Not Afraid, but also has truly passionate and serious songs that can only come from the heart including Going through Changes where he reveals to the world his pre-Recovery drug problems that drove him to near suicide, in addition to my personal favorite from this album, You're Never Over, where Eminem recounts the love and passion he has for his former friend and D12 member Proof who was fatally shot and killed, and shows that the best thing you can do after the death of a loved friend or family member, is remember the good moments you shared. It can also be noted that Eminem has adopted a truly superior style in delivering raps where he creates lines that seem that the number of syllables he includes just don't fit; then he delivers these lines in an upbeat and powerful manner that leaves the listener without words. Truly the best album for the greatest rapper in the world!
I just love this album as I like the other albums of EMINEM
I absolutely love this album


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5The Slim Shady LP
This Album is simply genius... My opinion one of the greatest records of all time


I think this should be in the top 3 at least, I'm a big eminem fan and I've heard all of his songs, this is one of the best album I've ever heard, "my name is", "role model", "if I had", "rock bottom", "still don't give a f***", just for mentioning few songs of this album, this album is amazing, one of his best
I do prefer Eminem Show and Marshall Mathers LP, but this needs votes because this is his most underrated album and is much better than Recovery. It has the best punchlines, rhymes and hilarious disses. This should be higher.
How can slim shady Lp be 5th! It was the best and is the best there will ever be.
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ultimate album beutiful we made you crack a bottle are the best I don't know how recovery got top its more in the way of pop although I love no love its beast prefer this and the marshall mathers lp and infinte
Most meaningful. Beautiful beats Not afraid and Love the way you lie. Others are equal.
Let r say this. This albums changed my life. This was his COMEBAck albums before recovery come out. this albums was so dark and honest yet so full of positivity ya know the light at the end of the drug tunnel. My favorite besides the Eminem show for 2 and my first albums at 3 by him Slim shady. I tricking hated Marshall mathers low. Everybody jumped on the band wagon then. Love ya em. Stay hard and underground by the way Marshall mathers 2 is at number 4 for me and is totally berserk laugh out loud
So underrated... Better than Recovery and MMLP 2.
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my favourite. close one though


It was very close, but I am going to have to with "Encore", it features a great beret of songs, such as Ass Like That, Just Lose It & Enocre ft. 50 Cent & Dr. Dre, not to mention the people favourite Like Toy Soldiers which was a big hit all around the world, and is still enjoyed today.
This album sold over 10 million copies world wide. It had all of eminems major hits including Mocking bird and like toy soldiers, should be number 1


I think it should get more respect. But then again he kinda lost it, trying to make a sequal to the Eminem show. plus he was on drugs. I loved songs like, Rain man, spend some time, encore, one shot 2 shot, and just lose it and like toy soldiers. the rest are okay and reasonable. But I don't mind to skip songs like, evil deeds, my first single


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8Curtain Call: The Hits
It's just like a "greatest hits" album how could any album be better than a greatest hits album. If you didn't vote this album and voted maybe the Marshall Mathers LP or the Slim shady LP then just know your favorite song is probably in this album.
Its got the best of the best. How the hell can recovery be ahead of this? Its 50% a pop album. And the best off eminem show are on here. So this is why this album should be at the top of the list, followed by the eminem show, and then by marshall mathers LP.
Leaving aside the small FACT that Stan is THE greatest single of all time - even without it this album is Gold. Makes me laugh, shows immense empathy and a refusal not to be himself.
If Stan had been written by someone called a poet then it would be taught in schools - as it should be. Eminem
Is whatever I say he is - and that is - The greatest Wordsmith of our age. No question.
Encore is Eminems worst album by far. All of Eminems greatest songs are in curtain call! Encore is seriously #7? Are you kidding me? Curtain call deserves to be higher than encore and could be better than relapse.
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This should really be top 5, obviously a lot of people have never heard this album, so I recommend that you all listen to it, because some of his best lyrics are on this album and Infinite is one of my favourite Eminem songs. Go listen to this.
Really? This is number 11? Come on people FOCUS. Hands down amazing lyrics, beat, etc/ I'm not even going to go on because this is not a real top List.
Deepest album great flow really get you thinking about how used he used to be
This album deserved so much more respect than it got. the lyricalness was amazing and the flow. But it was missing something missing. That something missing was on the slim shady ep. the violence, the roughness, the contraversy. if he had more of that in this album, he would of got signed on this one. But still listen to songs like infinite, 313, open mic, its okay


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10Hell: The Sequel
Great rapping by both eminem and royce, Fast lane stands out
As way better than any song he did on recovery except maybe no love.
Awesome Album. 11 incredible songs with 2 of the best rappers of our time. A true masterpiece from Royce and Eminem.
I LOVE THIS EP SO MUCH. This is the first time I herd the real slim shady back! Maybe he did bring shady back on relapse a little bit, but in a different direction. Recovery was an album where he was going through his problems. Recovery probably only brought out shady in like cold wind blows, and the untitled track. But listening to this, this is slim shady back, just listen to the lyrics and the flow. It's so badass. listen to songs like fastlane, the reunion, I'm on everything, a kiss, and loud noises. Lighters was good to


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The Contenders

118 Mile
I know this isn't his best album but lose yourself was so awesome
This should be on no. 1, man! Many reviews said Lose Yourself is the best song by Eminem
Lose yourself. Best song from eminem
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12Relapse: Refill
Good to an extent with great tracks but still its quite short and some songs feel hurriedly placed. 3.8/5
I really like marshall mathers and curtain call a lot, but to be honest, refill has tons of high quality songs.
Despite the small number of tracks on this album, I had to include it in the list. Forever and Elevator brings of new sense of Slim back.
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13The Slim Shady EP
This is the one that started it all! The first slim shady album and a lot of songs here are better than the lp version of those songs.
Slim Shady was born here! Eminem made an album with his own unique style. This extended play was produced before he was famous. You can't help but relate to or understand where he is coming from as he poetically spills his heart out on some cool ass beats.
Transition between a bloodchilling opening and the very first Slim Shady track "Low down dirty" is what defines Shady persona the best.
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14Eminem: All Access Europe

15Soul Intent

16Shade 45: Sirius Bizness

17Don't Call Me Marshall

18DJ Hero Renegade Edition

19The Freestyle Show

20Eminem Is Back

21The Freestyle Manual

22F****** Crazy

23Just Finish It

24The Underground Collection

25Platinum Collection 2001

26Steppin' Onto the Scene EP

27Shady XV
This album is coming out on black friday 2014, I heard a song from it that he relased and it was awesome!


And it's a deluxe, its got 1 cd with all his new songs, and the other has all the hits from shady records including not afraid, forever, when I'm gone, and in the club by 50 cent


28Straight From the Lab
A great EP with vibrant songs and a top flow with a constant focus that kind of damaged the EP as well. Still pretty good.
I think it's a good ep, but its not strong enough to compare with the Eminem show wich just came out before. This was practically the Eminem shows left over material. But I liked the songs, Bully, cannibitch and doa rae me. other than that I didn't like it too much. It's a pre-qual to encore 4 me. But with a better flow and style


29Long Time No See

30I'm Still #1
One of his best albums. Better than So You Wanna Freestyle, Slaughterhouse and Remission

31Straight From the Vault
I love this ep, I own it and its fun to listen to, its his left over material, and its awesome. Its probably not the best because it is his left over material, but songs that make it good are, Fame, Oh no, dudey, fly away, things get worse. the rest where okay, but didn't reach the potential Eminem has


It was between this and Infinite, but I enjoy more songs on this then on Infinite. That's why I included this EP to end the list.

32The Singles

33Eminem Presents: The Re-Up
It is a really god album.
He is the best rapper
Of all time
I don't think Eminem did really good, because he wasnt really trying hard, he practically quit, but he kinda was still recording this with cashis, boby creekwater, etc, but he has some good songs, like no appoligies, public enemy, The re-up was okay, and jimmy crack corn was catchy, but the verse was weak. I enjoyed the other artists on the record though, they killed it, so because of them I still think this should be a little bit higher


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