Eminem News

  • 20 References To Horror Flicks In Hip-Hop
    20 References To Horror Flicks In Hip-Hop
    Oct 31, 2013 at 09:53pm
    As we've mentioned in previous features, the inspiration rappers draw from film can't be denied, and horror movies are no exception. Films such as American Psycho, The Omen, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shining, The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby have inspired many of your favorite emcees, and references to them show up regularly in their lyrics. From pioneers such as Public Enemy and the Wu-Tang Clan to contemporary acts such as RiFF RAFF and Durag Dynasty, emcees have been referencing horror movies since the beginning. 
  • Eminem Covers Billboard Magazine
    Eminem Covers Billboard Magazine
    Oct 31, 2013 at 07:57pm
    This is as brief as it gets, folks. Eminem is the latest emcee to appear on the cover of Billboard magazine.  The title reads: "Marshall's Law - The Making And Marketing Of A Rap God's Return". The Marshall Mathers LP 2 drops next week.  Peep the cover in the gallery above.
  • Joe Budden On New Slaughterhouse Album: "We're Not Doing Nothing While Em Is Coming Out"
    Joe Budden On New Slaughterhouse Album: "We're Not Doing Nothing While Em Is Coming Out"
    Oct 26, 2013 at 11:07am
    Slaughterhouse are getting ready to drop their follow-up to welcome to: Our House, and while the project is complete, the rap supergroup have no plans on releasing it until Eminem is done with his chart takeover. MTV spoke to Joe Budden about the crew's new record. "We're not [releasing] nothing while Em is coming out," said Budden, laughing. "Let him go ahead and sell his 20 million records and then when he's finished, we'll roll out."
  • Eminem Reveals "Deluxe Edition" Artwork For "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
    Eminem Reveals "Deluxe Edition" Artwork For "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
    Oct 25, 2013 at 04:12pm
    Eminem has already given us the tracklist for the deluxe edition of his upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2, and has now revealed the cover. The deluxe artwork incorporates the same image from the original album cover, but comes from a new perspective. Em's old Detroit house is seen through the backseat window of a car, illustrating the distance that now exists between him and his former-self.
  • Eminem To Release New Single With Rihanna "The Monster" Next Week
    Eminem To Release New Single With Rihanna "The Monster" Next Week
    Oct 24, 2013 at 02:14pm
    A new single from Eminem is slated to arrive next week. We recently saw the deluxe edition tracklist for MMLPII, and although Em recently dropped "Rap God," that won't be a radio single. 
  • Air Jordan 3 - Eminem Custom
    Air Jordan 3 - Eminem Custom
    Oct 24, 2013 at 11:37am
    This Air Jordan 3 "Eminem" custom comes to us by way of Sal of The Cllctiv IV. This custom draws inspiration from the Air Jordan 4 "Eminem" which utilizes the same colorway.The base sneaker for these Eminem-inspired customs was the Air Jordan 3 "Stealth", which received a blue overhaul on the upper, complete with red and grey accents. How do you guys feel about the Air Jordan 3 "Eminem"? Cop or Not?
  • Eminem Speaks On "MMLPII," Says It's "Not Necessarily A Sequel"
    Eminem Speaks On "MMLPII," Says It's "Not Necessarily A Sequel"
    Oct 23, 2013 at 01:29pm
    It's safe to say all of the rap world is excited for Eminem to release the follow-up to his 2000 effort The Marshall Mathers LP. Eminem has been quiet for three years, following the release of Recovery, and now he's back with a vengeance, if you've heard "Rap God," you know.
  • Eminem Reveals "MMLP2" Cover Art [Update: Deluxe Edition Tracklist Revealed]
    Eminem Reveals "MMLP2" Cover Art [Update: Deluxe Edition Tracklist Revealed]
    Oct 22, 2013 at 12:40pm
    Eminem took to twitter to reveal the artwork for his new project today, in a fairly unconventional way. The Detroit emcee asked a Trivia question to his followers, and apparently DMed the artwork to the first person to get back to him with the correct answer. Take a look at the official MMLPII artwork, as revealed by twitter user @bigbuckkilla66, below. pic.twitter.com/da62yBC6iX
  • Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    Oct 22, 2013 at 11:04am
    As we reported earlier this month, Eminem is set to perform at the first-ever YouTube Music Awards going down November 3rd in New York City. As we approach the date, YouTube has released their nomination categories and nominees.
  • Boy George Criticizes Eminem For Homophobic "Rap God" Lyrics
    Boy George Criticizes Eminem For Homophobic "Rap God" Lyrics
    Oct 20, 2013 at 06:18pm
    Boy George is the latest to take offence to Eminem's use of the words "fag" and "faggot" on his new single "Rap God". Although he apparently has yet to hear the record, the openly gay English singer-songwriter took to Twitter to voice his opinion.  "Fag? Is this really recovery talk or are you running your own program these days?" George tweeted at Eminem. "Really unhelpful."
  • Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson & 360 To Join Eminem On Australian Tour
    Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson & 360 To Join Eminem On Australian Tour
    Oct 20, 2013 at 03:01pm
    Showbiz.com.au has just revealed the details of a brief Australian tour Eminem will embark on in February 2014. He'll be joined by Chance The Rapper, J. Cole, Action Bronson, 360 and Kendrick Lamar, which is a dope lineup, to say the least.  The official statement reads: "EMINEM has handpicked the now, and the next, for the debut dose of Rapture."
  • 8 Iconic Hip-Hop Tours
    8 Iconic Hip-Hop Tours
    Oct 18, 2013 at 02:29pm
    Expectations are high for both Drake's "Would You Like A Tour" and Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour, which kick off this weekend, so we've decided to take a look back at some of the most iconic hip hop tours in history. While there are plenty of festivals and performances that will never be forgotten, we're focusing solely on tours, from Yeezy and Jay Z's Watch The Throne stint, to Diddy's No Way Out, as well as tours including Eminem, Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, J. Cole and more!  
  • Eminem To Appear On SNL In November
    Eminem To Appear On SNL In November
    Oct 16, 2013 at 11:52am
    Eminem is poised for rap domination once more, with his new album MMLPII on the way. The other day we heard his lyrical acrobatics on the single "Rap God" and today there is more good news for Em fans, as the rapper will be making an appearance on Saturday Night Live come November.
  • Full Album Stream For Ca$his' "The County Hound 2"
    Full Album Stream For Ca$his' "The County Hound 2"
    Oct 15, 2013 at 10:15am
    Ca$his dropped his new album today, The County Hound 2, which follows up his debut effort while on Shady Record, The County Hound EP in 2007. Although Ca$his is no longer on Shady Records, he still received some help from Eminem while making his new LP, with production from the Detroit rapper on four joints, as well as a lot of production coming from Rikanatti.
  • Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    Eminem’s "Berzerk" & Drake’s "Hold On" Go Platinum, Jay Z’s "Holy Grail" Goes Double Platinum
    Oct 9, 2013 at 12:50pm
    The numbers are in, and these rap game heavyweights are still killing it.  Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP II single "Berzerk" sold 115,000 copies this week, which put him at 1,110,000 total copies sold, solidifying the track's platinum status. The album is scheduled for release on November 5th.
  • Rick Rubin Breaks Down The Creation Of Eminem's "Berzerk" Single
    Rick Rubin Breaks Down The Creation Of Eminem's "Berzerk" Single
    Oct 5, 2013 at 11:19pm
    Veteran record producer Rick Rubin, who's responsible for Eminem's new 'Berzerk' single, opened up about it during a recent interview conducted at the video shoot for the track.
  • Eminem To Perform At First Ever YouTube Music Video Awards
    Eminem To Perform At First Ever YouTube Music Video Awards
    Oct 1, 2013 at 12:38pm
    Nowadays artists can blow up over night, literally, courtesy of YouTube. YouTube is becoming more and more of a leader when it comes to breaking new artists and music, as rappers and singers alike take to YouTube to post their amateur videos, in hopes of catching a little fame. On top of this, Billboard has begun counting YouTube views for the charts.
  • Chance The Rapper Says There's "No Reason" To Sign A Deal In This "Dead Industry"
    Chance The Rapper Says There's "No Reason" To Sign A Deal In This "Dead Industry"
    Oct 1, 2013 at 12:35pm
    Chance The Rapper's success seemed to happen overnight. Even the anticipation over his Acid Rap project seemed to culminate only a week or so prior to its release. Since then, he's appeared on Lil Wayne's Dedication 5 mixtape (contributing what was arguably the best track), and toured with the likes of Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
  • Eminem Will Produce 4 Tracks On Ca$his' "The County Hound 2"
    Eminem Will Produce 4 Tracks On Ca$his' "The County Hound 2"
    Sep 28, 2013 at 12:23pm
    While Ca$his has departed from Shady records to form his own label, the rapper still keeps what he calls a "familial" relationship with Eminem. Apparently family makes beats for family, as Eminem will serve as producer or co-producer on 4 of the tracks on Ca$his' upcoming album, The County Hound 2. The album will also feature guest appearances from Obie Trice, King Los, Kuniva and more. View the the cover artwork in the gallery above, and the full tracklist below.
  • Shady Records Announces The Launch Of Shady Films
    Shady Records Announces The Launch Of Shady Films
    Sep 25, 2013 at 02:30pm
    Eminem's Shady Records have announced a big business move, they are now venturing into film production with Shady Films. The label has announced a new deal for content development and production with Ben Silverman’s LOUD channel in partnership with Electus.
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