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Watch the trailer of “How Music Got Free,” produced by Eminem with 50 Cent cameo



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A new docuseries titled HOW MUSIC GOT FREE will be released on June 11, 2024. The documentary details the amazing story of the technology-driven disruption that changed music during the late-90s and early-2000s. File sharing technology, combined with the unprecedented demand for new music, created both the means and the motive for millions of young people to participate in outright theft on the internet.

HOW MUSIC GOT FREE is executive produced by LeBron James and Eminem along with Slim Shady’s manager Paul Rosenberg, Maverick Carter and Steve Stoute, and is based on the popular book of the same name by author Stephen Witt. The documentary is produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television/Telepictures in association with SpringHill, Interscope Films and Shady Films. Narrated by Method Man, the series features interviews with Eminem, 50 Cent, Timbaland, Jimmy Iovine, Rocsi Diaz, Rhymefest, Steve Stoute and many more.

Dell Glover from Shelby, NC became the main leaker of music in the wild wild mp3 days who used to work a job at the Universal Music CD pressing plant. The series throws light on his story and how his actions changed the music industry forever.

In the trailer, Eminem says: “When Napster came about I didn’t understand the internet yet. I thought Yahoo was a person…Here is what you don’t understand if music should be free. I have entire army of people that need their paycheck.” You can watch the trailer below: