• Dean Geistlinger
    Eminem

    Who is the 19 year old Interscope intern who discovered Eminem?

    The answer: Dean Geistlinger. And, if you belief the story, he was aided by co-Interscope intern at the time, Evan Bogart. Here’s Gesitlinger, talking about how he discovered Eminem: “How Eminem’s tape came to be in Jimmy’s [Iovine] hands was that I went to the ’97 Rap Olympics which is a [rap event], I used to go out and still do go out to a lot of clubs and a lot of freestyle battles cause I’m into more rap than alternative or rock music. I went to the ’97 Rap Olympics aware that it’s a big freestyle contest with rappers and there’s about a hundred MCs there battling against each…