Eminem (real name: Marshall Mathers) is at work on three projects: the follow-up to "The Eminem Show" and new releases from Obie Trice and D12, who are signed to his Shady Records label. Songwriter Luis Resto, with whom Eminem and Jeff Bass shared an Oscar for "Lose Yourself," tells Billboard that when Eminem is in Detroit, "[he] and I work together every day."
2002 - Jimmie Lee Robinson, a Chicago blues stalwart known for his pointed lyrics and storyteller's sensibility is found dead in his car on Chicago's southwest side. He is 71. He has a single gunshot wound to his head and his death is ruled a suicide.