Exclusive Interview With Eminem to Air on SIRIUS XM's Shade 45 Channel

The unprecedented three-hour interview with the iconic artist will be broadcast on the uncensored, commercial-free hip-hop channel created by Eminem, Shady Records, Interscope Records and SIRIUS

Eminem to sit down with Shade 45's program director, Reef, to take listeners on a guided tour through the making of his highly anticipated comeback album "Relapse"

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast an exclusive, in-depth, three-hour interview with Eminem on its Shade 45 channel.

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The unprecedented special "Shade 45 Presents...Eminem: The Prelapse Special" will air on Friday, May 15 at 8:00 pm ET on Shade 45, SIRIUS channel 45 and XM channel 66. During the three-hour special, Eminem will take listeners on a guided tour through the making of his highly anticipated comeback album Relapse, in stores May 19.

Eminem will give track-by-track analysis and behind-the-scenes commentary on his triumphant return to the music scene while overcoming tragedy, loss and confronting his own personal demons. "Eminem: The Prelapse Special" will offer listeners a rare and candid look at Eminem reflecting on his life, career and his future.

"Eminem: The Prelapse Special" will be rebroadcast on SIRIUS XM's Shade 45 channel every day from May 15 through May 19.

Shade 45 is SIRIUS XM's uncensored, commercial-free hip-hop channel created by Eminem, Shady Records, Interscope Records and SIRIUS.

For more information and rebroadcast times, please visit www.sirius.com/shade45 or www.xmradio.com/shade45

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