- Eminem has surpassed Mariah Carey as the second most listened to artist on the music platform Spotify
- One of the rapper's fan accounts on Twitter delivered the news to supporters on social media
- Social media users from all over the world reacted to the news and congratulated the rapper
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Eminem has been trending on Twitter and it's for all the right reasons. The American rapper has now surpassed R&B singer Mariah Carey to become the second most-streamed artist on Spotify.
According to a fan account on Twitter that is dedicated to the rapper, Eminem has 39 million monthly listeners on Spotify, which is two million more than Mariah Carey.
Eminem, real name Marshall Mathers is a rapper, songwriter and a record producer. He made his claim to fame with his EP Slim Shady back in 1997. Thereafter, he released a few more records and started to become more popular.
He's worked closely with Dr Dre, 50 Cent and Lil Wayne to name a few. He has a daughter named Hailie, whom he wrote the iconic song When I'm Gone for.
Social media all around the world reacted to the news. Take a look at some of the reactions below:
"How is Mariah even that good? Eminem keeps churning out bangers, I'm surprised she even comes close!"
"Where is Mariah's fans at? Waiting for December may be."
"I only hear Mariah once a year. The fact that people still listen to her like that amazes me. I don't know anyone myself but it amazes me."
In other news, a Nigerian visual artist, Patrick Chuka, has shown off his latest masterpiece on Twitter, as he posed beside it.
Patrick said that the pen drawing took him arduous work of three months before he could complete it. He, therefore, pleaded with tweeps to help him retweet his work so that it can gain more visibility online.
Many admired his strong sense of determination of working on a single piece for months. Others just wondered and asked how he was able to pull such an amazing job with just a pen.
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