It’s no secret that Eminem has been avoiding the limelight for some time now. In 2008, he sits four years away from his last solo effort Encore [click to read], and is two years removed from the fatal night that saw the tragic death of his best friend and fellow D12 member Proof.

However, Em may finally be ready for the stage again as Entertainment Weekly caught word from Bishop Lamont [click to read] that Eminem has recently been in the studio, and that he’s heard “some amazing stuff.

A fellow member of the Aftermath camp, Bishop Lamont has been around Eminem long enough to understand the situation at hand. “He’s been quiet too long, and he’s got a lot to get off his chest,” stated Lamont, referring to Proof and other incidents that have occurred in the last four years.

Knowing that Eminem faced many struggles and adversities to get to this point though, Lamont appropriately described the process that has manifested within Em. “He went through what he had to go through, and now he’s been able to take all the pain and stress and put it out in his music.

To reiterate Lamont, the label (Aftermath/Shady) also confirmed that Eminem has indeed been in the studio.