Great news for South African fans, Eminem is bringing his Rapture 2014 tour to SA, which is brought to you by Primedia in association with Dainty group. They have secured two South African concerts, Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 26 February 2014 and Johannesburg’s legendary Ellis Park Stadium on Saturday 1 March 2014. This is Eminem’s first visit to South Africa and the African continent.
Fans get ready for Rapture 2014, a game-changing hip-hop event curated by Eminem, with ears tuned to the streets, and eyes locked on rap’s future. Eminem has handpicked the now, and the next, for the debut dose of Rapture. Over the coming weeks, Eminem will reveal the full line-up of Rapture 2014 in South Africa.
EMINEM: in a headline spot hot off the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, released on November 5, has sold well over 750,000 units and is billed as one of the hottest albums of the year.
The Guardian said of his recent shows in Britain: “His stage presence is as potent as ever.”
A 13-time Grammy and Oscar winner, Eminem has sold 80 million albums, scanned 120 million singles and had 2.5 billion views online.
In South Africa, Eminem remains one of the most successful chart acts of all time. Of his eight albums released here, 7 of them went to #1. He has hit the top of the Top 100 airplay Singles Chart 6 times, including “Without Me” and “Lose Yourself”, and most recently with his 2010 Rihanna collaboration “Love The Way You Lie” which was the second biggest selling single that year. His new single “Monster” with Rihanna is this week’s highest debut on the South African RAMS chart; the new album “The Marshall Mathers LP2” debuted at #1 on iTunes chart and #9 on the physical albums sales chart.
RISA has certified The Slim Shady LP (1999) 1 x gold, The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) 2 x platinum, The Eminem Show (2002) almost 3 x platinum, Encore (2004) approaching 2 x platinum, Curtain Call (2005 1 x platinum ), , “Re-Up (2006) 1 x gold, Relapse (2009) 1 x Gold and Recovery (2010) 1 x platinum.”Eminem
The following albums have been number 1 on the sales charts in SA: The Eminem Show, The Marshal Mathers LP, Encore, Curtain Call and Recovery.
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