For SPIN's August cover story, photo director Michelle Egiziano and photographer Maciek Kobielski traveled to Detroit to shoot Eminem in his hometown.
"All the photos were taken in an abandoned office of a former factory called the Budd Wheel Factory," says Egiziano. "The offices were left almost entirely intact, which gave the space a really spooky vibe. File folders, coffee cups, memo slips were scattered about."
The above shot was taken in the factory's boardroom. In the background, Chrysler's test track is visible, where cars drove in circles throughout the day.
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