Eminem News

 
  • 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. 
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
     It appears Eminem is going to rock the Billboard charts next week. His new album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, is on course to earn the second-largest sales week of the year and debut at No. 1.
  • Cover of 15 Dope Eminem Freestyles
    Eminem is undoubtedly one of the best rappers of this generation, but his ability to freestyle it pretty untestable as well. His rhymes are intricate, complex, and sometimes just plain crazy. This list shows off Shady’s rare ability to spit off the cuff.
  • Cover of Eminem Talks About Using The Word "Faggot" In "Rap God"
    After Eminem dropped his single "Rap God," which is jam-packed with lyrical content, a familiar criticism arose, when he was called out for using the word "faggot" in the track.
  • Cover of Eminem Covers Complex Magazine
    Eminem has returned to the music, and with his return has come (what are usually) rare interviews with the "Rap God," including this one for Complex's December/January cover.
  • Cover of Meet Jon Bellion, The Co-Writer Of Eminem's "The Monster"
    Eminem's new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, officially hits stores tomorrow. The lead singles he's dropped thus far have left fans with opposing views-- some stand by their fierce support of Em, while others wish the old drug-addled rapper would return.
  • Cover of Eminem & Macklemore Among Winners At 2013 YouTube Music Awards
    The first annual YouTube music awards aired tonight, and while the Spike Jonze-helmed production was far from smooth, it was certainly interesting. Eminem, who also performed at the event, took home the "Artist Of The Year" award, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis beat out Kendrick Lamar for "YouTube Breakthrough".
  • Cover of A Visual For Eminem's "Rap God" Is Dropping In The Coming Weeks
    More Marshall news, folks - we'll keep it brief once again.
  • Cover of Stream The YouTube Music Video Awards, Feat. Performances From Eminem, Tyler, The Creator & More
    YouTube will be streaming its inaugural YouTube Music Awards ceremony live at 6 p.m. EST, with performances from Eminem, Tyler, the Creator and more. Relevant rap game nominees include Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
  • Cover of Eminem & Dj Whoo Kid Discuss Lyricism, Rock-Influenced Hip-Hop & Rihanna's Vocals
    Y'all have been inundated with Eminem coverage lately, so we'll keep this one brief.
  • Cover of Eminem On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse:  "If You Get Mad... You Might Look Foolish"
    Eminem has already given Kendrick Lamar, who appears on his new track "Love Game," quite a bit of praise.
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