One of the best-selling music artists of all time, Eminem, has touched on his record label Shady Records and excited fans by revealing the main purpose of the label.
As you know, Eminem has founded Shady Records with his manager Paul Rosenberg in 1999. Currently at press time, the record label has signed thirteen acts for now. Some of the greatest 50 Cent albums, including Get Rich or Die Tryin’, The Massacre, Curtis, Before I Self Destruct, and Best Of, have been released under the name of Shady Records.
Recently, the Grammy Award-winning musician has commented on what he and his label looks to gather musicians under their label’s roof. Speaking to Complex, Eminem has expressed his excitement about signing with GRIP. He also mentioned young musicians and their talents while revealing the purpose of the label.
“We all got excited about GRIP after we heard Snubnose,” Eminem says. “It was really refreshing to hear a new artist so focused on making a conceptual project and it caught my attention.”
Eminem Adds They Wants Anyone Who Signs With Shady Record Label To Succeed
After all, the 48-year-old rapper has mentioned the record label’s audience. He touched on his longtime friend 50 Cent‘s signing with Shady Record Label and said that he was a great example of what he said. Eminem also stated that they’re always focused on the raw talent of the artists as an MC.
“It’s definitely great when artists we sign connect with a larger audience, and 50 [Cent] is a perfect example of that,” Eminem continues.
“Obviously, we want anyone who signs with Shady to succeed. But first and foremost we’ve always focused on the raw talent and ability of the artist as an MC. We’ve always been pretty clear on that being the main thing we look for: high-level fundamental skills and mechanics are definitely the priority.”