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Eminem’s ‘Detroit vs Everybody’

And they’re off! Eminem’s “Detroit vs Everybody,” third single off his compilation album, Shady XV, just jumped out the block. Over Statik Selektah’s menacing piano and rock guitar beat,Detroit rappers sprint (or spit) like a 400 meter relay race. And it looks promising… Eminem’s “Detroit vs Everybody” Coming out the gate first is Royce Da 5’9 (off Shady Records), who comes with clever wordplay and serious disses.  Check this: “Range […]



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Beyoncé Leads MTV Video Music Award Nominations

Iggy Azalea, Eminem not far behind

Who is taking home a moon man this August?  It’s that time of year again when MTV takes over our living rooms and mobile devices with one of the liveliest awards shows in Tinseltown, the MTV Music Video Awards!  This year, Beyoncé leads the pack with eight straight nominations including the highly coveted Video of the Year for “Drunk In Love”.  She is also up for Best Female and Best […]


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Eminem Is First Rapper To Make It To Wembley

Wembley Stadium, the second largest stadium in Europe, heralds the likes of Madonna, U2, Green Day, Bon Jovi, Coldplay, Rihanna, and George Michael (Wembley’s first musical act).  Not a rapper has graced this London venue… until now.  Eminem made history July 11th by headlining the first rap show in the magnificent 90,000 seat venue.  He brought out fellow history maker Dr. Dre (hip-hop’s first billionaire) and performed a medley of […]


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Eminem Goes Digital Diamond–Twice

Eminem has always been a pioneer, ever since he popped out that Detroit trailer with a vendetta against his mom (and all of white America).  He has since flown into a breathtaking ride of breaking boundaries and taking rap territories.  Now, it seems Em has ventured into even more new territory.  He has been awarded not one, but two Digital Single Diamond Awards for for two separate songs, “Love the […]


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Lollapalooza Snags Eminem; OutKast to Headline

Looks like rap fans will have plenty to enjoy on the playbill for this year’s Lollapalooza: Eminem, OutKast, Nas, Childish Gambino (aka Troy in Community), Iggy Azalea and Chance the Rapper among them.  The annual 3-day music festival sold out within hours of going on sale.  Eminem and Outkast will headline the stage along with Kings of Leon, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Lorde and Artic Monkeys. This exciting festival hosts approximately […]


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Eminem’s Stellar Sequel “Marshall Mathers LP2″–Album Review

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By now, you should have been served notice that Eminem is back. Over the weekend he both managed to win an award from YouTube and to be criticized for a lip-synced performance on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Needless to say, the dichotomy is something that the Detroit rhymer probably relishes, considering that it comes on the eve of the release of his seventh studio album Marshall Mathers LP 2 (abbreviated […]


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Rock Rewind: Eminem “Lose Yourself”

Yeah, yeah, I know. This isn’t rock; it’s rap. But I’m the one making the picks, so deal with it. Actually, there’s a solid reason why I chose this tune for the Rock Rewind. While he would likely eschew this fact, Eminem is arguably one of the biggest crossover rap artists on the planet, and “Lose Yourself” is arguably his biggest crossover hit. Not in the sense that he blended […]


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Eminem To Release “Marshall Mathers LP 2” On Nov. 5

Remember those #NewRules from Jay Z’s alliance with Samsung to release Magna Carta Holy Grail via an exclusive Galaxy 4 app? They may have been the biggest strategic partnership to date. It is all but guaranteed, however, to become ancient marketing history when Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2 is released Nov. 5, with Beats by Dre integral to the marketing campaign from the get-go. The commercial announcing MMLP2 – the […]