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Deluxe edition of ‘8 Mile’ soundtrack due out Friday


Ahead of the film’s 20th anniversary next month, a 20th anniversary deluxe edition of the “8 Mile” soundtrack will hit streaming services on Friday.

Eminem does announcement on social networks Wednesday. No details were immediately available on the project.

“8 Mile: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture” was released on October 29, 2002, 10 days before the film’s theatrical release. The soundtrack featured Eminem’s No. 1 hit “Lose Yourself,” along with several other Eminem tracks and songs from 50 Cent, Nas, Jay-Z, Gang Starr, Rakim, Xzibit and more.

The set spent four nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart. It also spawned a follow-up, “More Music From ‘8 Mile'”, which featured tracks from Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, Outkast and more that were featured in the film but not on the soundtrack.

“Lose Yourself” spent 12 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and won two Grammys, as well as the Oscar for Best Original Song.

Eminem did not appear at the Oscars that year, but returned to the show in 2020 for perform “Lose Yourself” live.

“8 Mile” opened at No. 1 at the box office with an opening weekend of $51.3 million, and went on to earn $116 million at the North American box office.

Eminem will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a ceremony next month in Los Angeles.

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