Eminem's childhood home from 'The Marshall Mathers LP' artwork up for auction

The starting auction price for the boarded-up bungalow is set at $1

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Eminem

Eminem's childhood home, made famous by its depiction on the sleeve of the rapper's 2000 album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', has been put up for auction in north east Detroit.

The house at 19946 Dresden, just south of 8 Mile, which is pictured in sepia tones on the artwork with Eminem sat outside on the steps, is currently vacant and will have a starting bid of $1, reports the Detroit Free Press. The property is one of many abandoned and burned-out houses in the neighborhood and is currently owned by the Michigan Land Bank – a government program that manages over 11,000 vacant properties in the Detroit area.

Eminem's new album 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' – the sequel to 'The Marshall Mathers LP' – is set for release on November 5. The record features production credits from the likes of Rick Rubin, Dr. Dre and DJ Premier, while recent tracks 'Bezerk' and 'Survival' are also set to be included.

The rapper recently took to ESPN’s Saturday Night Football Show, however, to talk about the forthcoming release and claimed that "nothing" excited him about the record. He then continued by saying, "I'll probably be most excited to just be done with it. It's called 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2' and it's kind of a revisit to the first Marshall Mathers LP. That's pretty much all I can probably say about it."

The Detroit rapper was accused by fans of miming during his Reading & Leeds festival headline slots this summer. Festival organizer Melvin Benn, however, refuted the claims, saying: "There's some talk of [Eminem] miming? Fuck off. I have never heard such fucking nonsense in all my life.”


Read More On This Artist

Eminem - 'We Made You' Eminem - 'We Made You'

Video: Eminem - 'We Made You'

Eminem Merchandise
More News
Drake matches The Beatles' record of having 14 Billboard Hot 100 songs simultaneously
Iggy Azalea says she quit Twitter as it made her 'want to punch everyone in the face'
Tobias Jesso Jr performs 'How Could You Babe' on 'The Tonight Show' - watch
Frank Turner announces details of solo tour in support of 'The Road Beneath My Feet'
House DJ Lil Louis confirms he is deaf in one ear following Manchester CO2 cannon incident
Dave Grohl stops Foo Fighters gig to give drum stick to blind fan - watch
The Cribs, Peace and Everything Everything lead latest Liverpool Sound City additions
Noel Gallagher on Alt-J: 'One of them's got a moustache, and that's...
Chvrches troll manager with fake 'new material' - watch
ITV deny reports Kanye West 'refused to speak' to Jonathan Ross
Second tree planted in honour of George Harrison after beetles eat original
Action Bronson releases 'Actin Crazy' video – watch
Cold War Kids unveil new video for 'Hot Coals' – watch
Kid Rock is 'flabbergasted' by Beyoncé's popularity
Court rules that Courtney Love is not as famous as Marlon Brando
Skrillex and Diplo's 24-hour DJ set shut down by police
Damon Albarn reveals a new Blur song was inspired by 2014 Sydney hostage siege
Fearne Cotton announces decision to leave BBC Radio 1
Chris Evans to host 20th anniversary episode of 'TFI Friday'
Brandon Flowers: 'I couldn't make a record like Julian Casablancas. I'm too much...
Frank Turner backs James Blunt in debate over classism in music
Israeli man suspected of leaking Madonna's new album 'Rebel Heart' is formally...

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM