Eminem, Dre and Fiddy break digital records
The rap trio that is Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent has broken a download record.
Their new single "Crack a Bottle", has set a Nielsen SoundScan record for opening week download sales.
Featuring the memorable line, "Lick the Frumunda cheese from under my nuts" (presumably a culinary reference), the second collaboration from the three artists has been (officially) downloaded 418,000 times.
The previous record for such a first week sales record was set by the 335,000 downloads achieved by T.I. featuring Rihanna in October 2008.
"Crack a Bottle" is currently available to download in the UK, it's 69p on Amazon MP3, 65p on Play.com, 79p on 7digital.com and also 79p on iTunes.