Eminem Signs Exclusive Agreement With Universal Music Publishing

As

fans await a new musical offering from Eminem, the Grammy-winning rapper is celebrating

his latest business endeavor with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG)The

company, part of the Universal Music Group, announce today that it has signed

Eminem to an exclusive worldwide administration agreement.The

deal includes songs from the rapper’s greatest hits collection, Curtain Call,

as well as tracks from Eminem Presents: The Re-Up and songs co-written

on 50 Cent’s The Massacre album, as well as the Akon-featured single "Smack

That.""Eminem

is an icon for millions of music fans around the globe," said UMPG chairman

and CEO David Renzer. "His success as a writer and producer for both his

own records as well as other artists continues to grow. We are honored that Eminem

and his representatives have chosen Universal Music Publishing Group as their

new home."In

addition to the worldwide administration of the rapper’s song, Eminem and UMPG

will launch Shady Music Publishing, which will give Eminem and his manager Paul

Rosenberg the opportunity sign other writers and artists.

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