Eminem to Host ‘Shady Fireside Chat’ Live this Friday, Dec 15 from Detroit Exclusively On SiriusXM
WHAT: Eminem will host Shady Fireside Chat, a live Q&A, on his exclusive SiriusXM channel, Shade 45. Eminem will field questions directly from fans, media and Shade 45 listeners, live from his home studio in Detroit, discussing his highly anticipated new album, Revival, which will be released on the same day. Shady Fireside Chat will offer a rare glimpse of Eminem chatting directly to fans and audiences, while opening up about his new album, Revival.
WHEN: Friday, December 15 at 5:00 pm ET.
WHERE: Live on Eminem’s exclusive SiriusXM channel, Shade 45, as well as SiriusXM’s Hip Hop Nation (ch. 44), The Heat (ch. 46) and Volume (ch. 106) channels.
HOW: Listeners can participate by calling [888-SHADE45] during the live broadcast.
Over the course of his career, Eminem has sold over 124 million albums and 171 million singles worldwide. He was Nielsen SoundScan’s top-selling artist of the 2000s with 32.2 million albums sold in that decade in the U.S. alone. In addition, Eminem was also named Billboard’s Artist of the Decade for the same period, 2000 through 2009. Eminem has won 13 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award. His last album, 2010’s Recovery, was the first album in the US to ever go platinum digitally. His most recent album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, was released on November 5, 2013, and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart selling 792,000 copies in its first week.
In addition to his solo career, Eminem is an original member of the Midwest hip hop groups Soul Intent and D12. He is also known for his collaborations with fellow Detroit-based rapper Royce da 5’9″; the two are collectively known as Bad Meets Evil. Eminem has developed other ventures, including Shady Records, with manager Paul Rosenberg, which helped launch the careers of artists such as 50 Cent. Eminem has also established his own channel, Shade 45, on Sirius XM Radio. In November 2002, he starred in the hip hop film 8 Mile, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, for “Lose Yourself“, becoming the first rap artist to ever win the award. Eminem has made cameo appearances in the films The Wash (2001), Funny People(2009), The Interview (2014) and the television series Entourage (2010).