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Eminem´s art beats
Gaga´s pop

The Sunday Times (UK), by Camille Paglia

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Posted By:Zarin, 2/15/2014 11:09:31 PM

Lady Gaga never saw it coming. After a relentless, mammoth, publicity extravaganza for her new album, ArtPop, she was upstaged by a comet seeming to swoop in out of nowhere — the release of Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Eminem’s sales boomed big, while Gaga’s embarrassingly fizzled, leading to quick deep discounts to keep ArtPop on the charts. Eminem, now 41, did few interviews and personal appearances for this formidable double album. As with Adele sweeping the Grammys two years ago, his instant commercial triumph demonstrates the readiness of a discerning world public to respond to power and passion

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Paglia trashes Gaga & admires Eminem´s authenticity.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/15/2014 11:29:25 PM     (No. 9734276)

Whatever...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: robwin, 2/15/2014 11:41:21 PM     (No. 9734288)

What a pile of pretentious bovine excrement.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: vigilant, 2/16/2014 3:50:06 AM     (No. 9734331)

Camilla i like you- but the hell are talking about?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/16/2014 5:32:15 AM     (No. 9734351)

Camille, I still admire you, but Eminem is a pretentious potty mouth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Zarin, 2/16/2014 5:53:16 AM     (No. 9734360)

Surely it is a matter of taste. At least M&M has energy vs. Gaga´s fakiness. I think Camille was really offended when Gaga confused the Venus de Milo with Botticelli´s Birth of Venus during an interview. The Botticelli was used in Gaga´s album´s cover art.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Corndoggies, 2/16/2014 8:47:57 AM     (No. 9734510)

I´m guessing the posters who are trashing Eminem don´t listen to his music. I´m a 54 year old grandma who really enjoys his music. People who don´t listen Rush don´t like him either.

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