Today exactly Four Years ago,Hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil of Eminem & Royce da 5″9 released their debut album Hell: The Sequel EP. Below are some facts that you might not know:
1. It debuted #1 at Billboard Top 200 albums, making Eminem first artist to get 2 debut albums ( Recovery & Hell: The Sequel) in 12 months, in last five years.
2. A commercial was launched on Eminem’s channel a week before the release of the album. You can watch it below:
3. Eminem requested SLY too sing the hook of Fast Lane, after Listening him in Dr. Dre’s “KUSH”
4. The two songs “Living Proof” and “Echo” were leaked very earlier than the release of the album, and were later changed to Bonus Tracks.
5. Production was held by Mobb Deep’s Producer Havoc, D12’s Mr. Porter, DJ khalil, Bangladesh, Sup dups and Eminem himself.
6. Album’s second single “Lighters” was supposed to be in Royce’s Second studio album but after Eminem heard the beat, he wrote a verse and rest is History.
7. The EP was recorded in course of 6 months, according to Eminem in an Interview with Shade 45.
According to Eminem, this EP was Epic.