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  • Cover of 50 Cent On "In Da Club": "It's Chasing Me, I Keep Running From It"
    50 Cent made quite a splash when he released his breakthrough single, "In Da Club" in 2003. In fact, the track was such a phenomenon that casual listeners still define Fif by it to this day.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: December 15
    This segment of Charts Don't Lie is relatively subdued, as we have no big new entries to speak of just yet.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Talks On The Time He Met Eminem
    Danny Brown has been relatively quite since releasing Old, and while we haven't really been getting any new music from him (apart from "Sweeney Song"), he's still making the interview rounds from time to time. Yesterday he sat down with Sway Calloway on RapFix and shared some of what he's been up to since Old.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: December 8
    This week nothing major dropped in terms of hip-hop. Nonetheless, overall album sales went up by 42%. To what can we blame this spike in sales? It would be safe to say Black Friday, which is basically the commencement of the holiday season/shopping frenzy.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: December 1
    Eminem found his way back to #1 on the Billboard 200, after spending a week at #2. The rapper sold the same amount that some rappers do opening week (if not more) and he's in his third week on shelves with MMLP2.
  • Cover of Asher Roth Responds To Eminem's Diss
    You may remember Asher Roth's track from Asleep In The Bread Aisle where he addressed Eminem comparisons, and if you don't-- Eminem sure does. On a track from his recently released MMLPII Em goes at Asher for what he claims to be a backhanded compliment.
  • Cover of Eminem & Rihanna's "The Monster" Goes Platinum
    Eminem and Rihanna are apparently an unstoppable force. The two teamed up on "Love The Way You Lie" back in 2010, which went on to become Eminem's best selling single, moving six million units in the U.S. alone. Em and RiRi's latest offering isn't doing too bad for itself either, hitting the platinum mark this week.
  • Cover of Eminem's Childhood Home Damaged In Fire [Update: Home Was Demolished]
    Many are familiar with Eminem's childhood in Detroit home through his album covers. First featured on his seminal Marshall Mathers LP in 2000, and revisited on the cover of MMLPII, which dropped this week.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 24
    This week we have two new-comers on Charts Don't Lie, the first being buzzing singer Jhene Aiko and the latter, veteran in the game, Bun B. Jhene Aiko pulled pretty good numbers for her debut EP, leaving us hopeful for what's to come from the West Coast native.
  • Cover of Eminem & Rihanna Shooting Music Video For "The Monster"
    We heard awhile back that a music video for Eminem's "Rap God" was being shot, and now another visual off MMLP2 is in the works.
  • Cover of Eminem Covers Rolling Stone
    Eminem's promo time isn't finished just yet. The rapper nabbed another magazine cover, this time for Rolling Stone's December issue.
  • Cover of Eminem's "Marshall Mathers LP 2" Goes Platinum, J. Cole's "Crooked Smile" Goes Gold
    In a matter of just two weeks, Eminem's new album MMLP2 has already been certified platinum. The album sold 792,000 units opening week, so it's not that surprising that he's now reach 1 million. He's sold approximately 1,003,000 copies, and will drop to #2 on the Billboard 200 this week.
  • Cover of Eminem Speaks On Success Of "Hi My Name Is," Not Compromising "Lyrical Integrity"
    Eminem sat down with Zane Lowe for an extensive interview following the release of the Marshall Mathers LP 2.
  • Cover of 50 Crazy Eminem Verses
    The year 2014 marks the 18-year anniversary of Eminem's underground debut album Infinite. With almost 20 years worth of material floating around, Eminem has one of the densest musical catalogues out there.
  • Cover of Eminem Talks On "Bad Guy" Following Up "Stan," Connecting With Rick Rubin & More
    Eminem's new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, may not have been what everyone expected.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 17th
    Eminem week officially hit us with full force. We've seen legendary rappers like Jay Z and Kanye West both drop albums this past year, but none compared to the chart domination of Slim Shady.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Says He Wants To Work With Eminem & Get Beats From Kanye West
    We recently heard Tech N9ne go crazy (and spit super fast) on Hopsin's "Rip Your Heart Out," which is just one of several collaborations the two rappers have done together.The same day "Rip Your Heart Out" dropped, we hit up DJ Skee's Skee Live show and got to talk to Tech about his music and who else he'd like to wor
  • Cover of All Eight Of Eminem's Solo Albums Charted This Week
    Eminem sold an insane number of copies of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 this week, but it turns out it wasn't the only one of his albums flying off the shelves. The hype around Em's new record was apparently strong enough that ALL SEVEN of his previous solo albums showed up on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Origins: The Samples From Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
    Eminem took things back to basics on his new LP. The Detroit rapper recruited one of Hip Hop's pioneers, Rick Rubin, to help him channel some classic sounds and ideas, many of which came through sampling. 
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Eminem's "MMLPII" Are In
    As expected, Eminem did some big numbers for the opening week of Marshall Mathers LP 2. The album was projected to sell 700,000 to 750,000, and if the initial numbers are correct, he did even better than projected.
  • Cover of Review: Eminem's "Marshall Mathers LP 2"
    The Marshall Mathers LP dropped in 2000 and became the fastest selling solo album of all time, influencing a whole generation of artists with its unique and in-depth look into the bizarre world of Eminem.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: November 1-7
    Repetition remains a reality in the rap game, and specific bars tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Eminem First Artist Since Beatles To Have 4 Top 20 Hits Simultaneously
    Eminem narrowly edged out the Beatles to become the best selling artist of the last decade, and it seems he's still competing with the band, now matching a Billboard record previously set by the fab four.
  • Cover of Rick Rubin Speaks On Producing "Love Game," Says It's "Supposed To Sound A Little Wrong"
    One of the most anticipated tracks off Eminem's MMLPII was the Kendrick Lamar collaboration titled "Love Game." When the album leaked, and thus the track as well, fans were surprised at the concept record, which was in no way a scathing hip-hop record that we expected, but a very quirky song actually about love.
  • Cover of Eminem Lists Favorite Rappers Of All Time, Breaks Down "Rap God" Writing Process
    We didn't hear from Eminem for years, but with MMLPII dropping this week, his recent promo train has been inescapable. The Detroit rapper sat down with Shade 45's Sway for an in-depth interview to talk about the album, his presence in the "Top 5" discussion, as well as sharing his own personal list. 
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