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Eminem Details His Recovery After 2007 Pill Overdose
Eminem Details His Recovery After 2007 Pill Overdose Aug 2, 2015 at 09:34pm
Eminem nearly died from a methadone overdose in December 2007. It was a defining moment that chartered the course he would take as he recorded his next two albums, 2009's Relapse and 2010's Recovery. In a new interview with Men's Journal, he detailed his recovery in the weeks and months after the overdose.
5 Things We Want From Dr. Dre's "Straight Outta Compton" Soundtrack
5 Things We Want From Dr. Dre's "Straight Outta Compton" Soundtrack Jul 30, 2015 at 01:01pm
Tomorrow, Dr. Dre is dropping... something. Ice Cube said as much in an interview earlier this week, calling the release in question "an album inspired by the "Compton" movie," referring to the August 14th N.W.A. biopic that he, Dre and director F. Gary Gray have been working on. But will this be just another "music inspired by the film"-style soundtrack? Or something bigger?
Fetty Wap The First Male Rapper To Have Two Top 10 Singles Since Lil Wayne
Fetty Wap The First Male Rapper To Have Two Top 10 Singles Since Lil Wayne Jul 28, 2015 at 02:17pm
Fetty Wap clocked on the Billboard charts this week with "Trap Queen"at No. 6 and "My Way" feat. Monty at No. 7, making him the first male rapper to hold down two concurrent Top 10 singles since Lil Wayne accomplished the feat in 2011 with "She Will" & "How To Love." "Trap Queen" is now in its 27th week in the Top 100, while "My Way" skyrocketed from No. 87 to the No. 7 spot this week.
Eminem Talks "Southpaw," Floyd Mayweather, & More In Twitter Q&A
Eminem Talks "Southpaw," Floyd Mayweather, & More In Twitter Q&A Jul 24, 2015 at 07:40pm
Eminem hosted a Twitter Q&A this afternoon to promote "Southpaw," which premieres today. He took 13 questions from fans who submitted queries via the hashtag #DearSlim. Eminem, who was originally slated to star in the film, said he turned down the role because his nose is "already fucked up enough." Among other things, he also discussed who he considered to be the boxing G.O.A.T., compared Southpaw soundtrack single "Phenomenal" to the immortal 8 Mile track "Lose Yourself," and commented on the whereabouts of mysterious and loathsome Em character Ken Kaniff.
Eminem To Host Twitter Q&A Friday Afternoon
Eminem To Host Twitter Q&A Friday Afternoon Jul 23, 2015 at 07:52pm
After spitting possibly the hottest freestyle in radio history this morning on Shade45, Eminem took to Twitter to announce that he will host a Twitter Q & A sesh Friday afternoon at 1 PM EST. 
Eminem Might Be An "Honorary" N.W.A. Member On Their Reunion Tour
Eminem Might Be An "Honorary" N.W.A. Member On Their Reunion Tour Jul 22, 2015 at 01:37pm
With the Straight Outta Compton film right around the corner, there's been a lot of talk about N.W.A. in recent months, and a few of the members even reunited on stage. Apparently, the studio behind the movie is looking to launch an official N.W.A. tour in Europe, this time with all surviving members, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, MC Ren​, Ice Cube in tow, but according to The Hollywood Reporter, another notable MC may be filling a spot as well.
Eminem Says Hip Hop "In A Good Place Right Now"
Eminem Says Hip Hop "In A Good Place Right Now" Jul 17, 2015 at 05:12pm
In a new interview with the New York Times, Eminem stated his belief that hip hop is in a good place in 2015. The interview mostly addressed Eminem's role and experience working on the soundtrack for the upcoming 50 Cent-produced film Southpaw, but also took the time to share his opinion on the state of the genre. Here's what he had to say:
10 Celebrities Who Have Responded To Rappers' Shout-Outs
10 Celebrities Who Have Responded To Rappers' Shout-Outs Jul 15, 2015 at 02:14pm
Rappers name-drop celebrities all the time. Whether making comparisons about their own skills, referencing films, weaving together careful similes, or just being thirsty, MCs have been shouting out other pop culture entities for as long as we can remember. What's much more uncommon is the celebrities in question hearing the shout outs, and then responding. 
Take A Look At Eminem's Handwritten Letter & Drawing To Tupac's Mom
Take A Look At Eminem's Handwritten Letter & Drawing To Tupac's Mom Jul 14, 2015 at 12:00pm
Tupac is generally heralded by any rap fan as being one of the greatest, and Eminem is no exception to the rule. Today an interesting artifact of hip-hop history has surfaced, in the form of a handwritten letter Em wrote to Tupac's mother, along with a drawing he did of Pac.
Top Tracks: July 6 - July 12
Top Tracks: July 6 - July 12 Jul 14, 2015 at 09:20am
As much as everyone loves to hate Young Thug, all that does his push towards the very top of our Top 100 chart. This week Thugger snatches up the first spot, but before we get to that, let’s see what the rest of the top 10 is looking like.   10) Majid Jordan ft. Drake - My Love
Eminem Debuts Official Video For “Phenomenal” On Apple Music
Eminem Debuts Official Video For “Phenomenal” On Apple Music Jul 3, 2015 at 01:30am
Following yesterday’s “Kings Never Die” collab with Gwen Stefani, Eminem decides to come through and premiere the official video for "Phenomenal". Acting more as a short cinematic film, “Phenomenal” finds Eminem running through an action-packed filled night, which includes racing through the streets of Chinatown on a motorcycle and jumping out of an exploding helicopter after having hijacked it.
Eminem Reveals Tracklist For "Southpaw" Soundtrack
Eminem Reveals Tracklist For "Southpaw" Soundtrack Jun 26, 2015 at 03:05am
That Eminem is executive producing the soundtrack for upcoming boxing film "Southpaw" came as a pleasant surprise. His lead single "Phenomenal" went hard. Shady Records tweeted out the soundtrack tracklist early Friday morning a couple weeks after tweeting out the album cover. Gahdam, its stacked.
Eminem To Appear On Zane Lowe's First Beats 1 Radio Show
Eminem To Appear On Zane Lowe's First Beats 1 Radio Show Jun 25, 2015 at 02:12pm
Zane Lowe and Eminem have created some good dialogue in the past, and they'll join forces once more for the inaugural Beats 1 show on the newly-launched Apple Music streaming service.  Zane Lowe's radio show is slated to go live this coming Tuesday, and Lowe teased fans about his Eminem interview with a picture on Instagram. Em will reportedly discuss the forthcoming film "Southpaw."
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time Jun 24, 2015 at 10:48am
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list. You have the multimedia approach that Odd Future takes, and also the full-on lyrical assault that Wu-Tang Clan makes. Both are great crews, but who would comprise a list of the best rap crews of all time?
Eminem Reportedly Set To Executive Produce New TV Series “Narc”
Eminem Reportedly Set To Executive Produce New TV Series “Narc” Jun 16, 2015 at 11:56pm
Coming off his executive producer duties for the upcoming film “Southpaw”, it looks like Eminem is about to take on the same role again, this time for a new television series though. According to Deadline, Eminem is currently in negotiations to executive produce and write music for an upcoming series based on the movie, "Narc".
Eminem No Longer Holds The Record For Most Words In One Song
Eminem No Longer Holds The Record For Most Words In One Song Jun 12, 2015 at 01:46pm
In 2013, Eminem set the record for the most words used in one song, due to his blindingly fast verses on "Rap God". Unfortunately, his 1560-word record has now been bested, and chances are you've never heard of the guy who did it. Harry Shotta is the man behind "Animal"-- another 6 minute song that features some impressively speedy double time, and set a new record for words-per-song, coming in at 1771 total.
Eminem's Top 5 Songs From Movie Soundtracks
Eminem's Top 5 Songs From Movie Soundtracks Jun 2, 2015 at 06:09pm
Eminem's lengthy career has been littered with various endeavors, but the projects he attaches himself too always seem to make sense-- he's not out here making frivolous moves just 'cause. From producing for select artists, to forming his own label Shady Records, to working on movies like "8 Mile," it's usually something that hits home for Em. It was announced the other month that the rapper would be executive producing the upcoming film, "Southpaw," which stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whittaker and Rachel McAdams.
Eminem To Executive Produce "Southpaw" Soundtrack
Eminem To Executive Produce "Southpaw" Soundtrack May 22, 2015 at 12:53pm
We got a surprise back in March when the first trailer for the Jake Gyllenhaal-starring film "Southpaw" dropped with a snippet of a new Eminem song attached. As the film also stars 50 Cent, we should've guessed that Shady Records was involved in some way.