'Shady XV' Album Review: New V.S. Old The Evolution Of Shady

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The real slim shady has compiled some of his artists best work as well as his own to bring their fans some of Shady's best on "Shady XV." The all star line-up includes Slaughterhouse (Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5' 9", Joe Budden & Crooked I), Yelawolf, Skylar Grey, D12, and the man himself Eminem.

(Stream/Download Mixtape Below)

In fifteen years Eminem and his all star cast of emcees have managed to produce a body of work that should be envied by many other hip-hop factions. Offerings on the album include 12 all new songs with every member of Shady Records getting the opportunity to shine.

Eminem is featured on more than 50 percent of the tracks so fans who are looking for some fresh Eminem lyrics, you most certainly will not be disappointed.

Along with the new tracks fans will find 16 classics from members both old and new. Obie Trice, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Bobby Creekwater, Cashis and Stat Quo are the artists included in the classic 16 as well as Eminem, Yelawolf and Slaughterhouse.

Classics such as "Lose Yourself," "I Get Money," "Pop The Trunk," "The Setup" and "Hammer Dance" grace the 16 that will cause a nostalgia trip and a half.

Each piece strategically shows the growth of Shady from its raw beginnings to its ever evolving sound.

The album still manages to keep the listener engaged and it's almost as if it takes you back to that very moment in time where you first heard your favorite Shady artist. If the album isn't enough Eminem and DJ Whoo Kid came together to compile 66 songs both old and new for a free mixtape for all fans.

Featured on both the mixtape and album is the track titled, "Detroit Vs. Everybody," featuring Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf and Trick-Trick, as well as Eminem and Royce Da 5' 9".

These two pieces are a staple for any hip-hop fans who know how raw the Shady Records crew is lyrically.

Their body of work speaks for itself so the best advice that can be given is to listen to it for yourself.

Shady XV Tracklist:

2."Psychopath Killer" Slaughterhouse (featuring Eminem and Yelawolf)
3."Die Alone" (featuring Kobe)
4."Vegas" Bad Meets Evil
5."Y'all Ready Know" Slaughterhouse
6."Guts Over Fear" Eminem (featuring Sia)
7."Down" Yelawolf
8."Bane" D12
9."Fine Line" Eminem
10."Twisted" Skylar Grey, Eminem and Yelawolf
11."Right for Me" Eminem
12."Detroit Vs.

Everybody" Eminem, Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf and Trick-Trick

1."I Get Money" 50 Cent
2."Purple Pills" D12
3."Lose Yourself" Eminem
4."Cry Now (Eminem Remix)" Obie Trice, Kuniva, Bobby Creekwater, Ca$his and Stat Quo
5."Let's Roll" Yelawolf (featuring Kid Rock)
6."Hammer Dance" Slaughterhouse
7."P.I.M.P." 50 Cent
8."You Don't Know" Eminem, 50 Cent, Ca$his and Lloyd Banks
9."My Band" D12
10."Wanna Know" Obie Trice
11."Wanksta" 50 Cent
12."The Setup" Obie Trice (featuring Nate Dogg)
13."In da Club" 50 Cent
14."Fight Music" D12
15."Pop the Trunk" Yelawolf
16."Lose Yourself" (Bonus track)

Listen/Download The Eminem VS. DJ Whoo Kid: Shady Classics Mixtape

Eminem - Eminem Vs. DJ Whoo Kid: Shady Classics


The Eminem VS. DJ Whoo Kid: Shady Classics Mixtape Tracklisting:

01. Eminem, Paul Rosenberg Intro
02. Public Enemy #1
03. We're Back
04. Invasion
05. 50 Cent- What Up Gangsta
06. Go To Sleep
07. Rabbit Run
08. We All Die One Day Feat. 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks
09. American Psycho Feat. B Real
10. D12- Fight Music
11. Freestyle #1
12. Obie Trice- Lady Feat. Eminem
13. The Re-Up
14. 50 Cent- Don't Push Me Feat. Eminem
15. Stat Quo- By My Side
16. Yelawolf- Hard White (Remix) Feat. T.I.
17. D12- Devil's Night
18. Hit Em Up Freestyle
19. Dr. Dre- Say What You Say Feat. Eminem
20. 50 Cent- Heat
21. Eminem- Wanksta
22. 50 Cent- Wanksta
23. 50 Cent- My Gun Go Off
24. Quitter
25. Lloyd Banks- Where I'm At Feat. Eminem
26. Bad Meets Evil- Living Proof
27. Eminem Skit
28. Bad Meets Evil- Scary Movies
29. 50 Cent- Ski Mask (Remix)
30. 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards Freestyle Eminem
31. Obie Trice- The Set Up Feat. Redman & Nate Dogg
32. D12- 6 In The Morning
33. 50 Cent- I'll Still Kill Feat. Akon
34. 50 Cent- Position Of Power

Eminem Skit
36. Detroit Vs. Everybody Feat. Royce Da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf &
37. Shady XV Shoutout
38. 50 Cent- PIMP (Remix) Feat. Snoop Dogg
39. 50 Cent- Man Down
40. 50 Cent- Patiently Waiting Feat. Eminem
41. Alchemist Freestyle
42. 50 Cent- Gunz Come Out
43. Freestyle 2
44. Symphony In H
45. D12- Git Up
46. No Apologies
47. Ca$his- Pistol Poppin Feat. Eminem
48. Obie Trice- All My Life Feat. Nate Dogg
49. Bad Meets Evil- Above The Law
50. 50 Cent- I Get Money (Forbes Remix) Feat.

Jay Z
51. Obie Trice- Cry Now (Remix) Feat. Kuniva, Bobby Creekwater, Cashi$ & Stat Quo
52. Eminem Skit
53. I'm Having A Relapse Freestyle
54. D12- These Drugs
55. Girls
56. Eminem & Nate Dogg- My Name
57. 50 Cent- In My Hood
58. 50 Cent- High All The Time
59. D12- How Come

Obie Trice- Shit Hits The Fan Feat. Dr. Dre
61. Yelawolf- Box Chevy
62. Session One Feat. Slaughterhouse
63. Tony Yayo- Drama Setter Feat. Eminem
64. 50 Cent- The Mechanic
65. Guts Over Fear Feat. Sia
66. Eminem Shady XV Outro