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Eminem Pens Essay Praising The 'True Genius' Of Tupac Shakur

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Eminem has long stated his allegiance to Tupac Shakur, having co-produced the soundtrack to the 2003 documentary "Tupac: Resurrection" and the 2004 p...

20 Insanely Great Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know

Rolling Stone | Adam Goldberg | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

Shady's sickest underground hits, for true fans only...

A Glimmer of Hope for Detroit

Al Eisele | Posted 09.22.2015 | Detroit
Al Eisele

A pair of stories on the front page of the Sept. 16 Detroit News, which I picked up during a change of planes in Detroit's vast airport while enroute ...

2 Guys Play 1 Guitar, Perform Spot On Cover Of 'Slim Shady' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.10.2015 | Weird News

Here's your next party trick. Laurier Lachance and Mathieu Paquin totally nail this cover of Eminem's 2000 hit "The Real Slim Shady." And the novelty...

Eminem Discusses 81-Pound Weight Loss After Overdose

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

Eminem's weight was up to 230 pounds when he overdosed on pills eight years ago.  "In 2007, I overdosed on pills, and I went into the hospital,"...

What Do Computers 'Think' of Pop Music?

Lior Shamir | Posted 07.28.2015 | Science
Lior Shamir

When Stevie Wonder wrote "Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand," the word "all" meant "all people." But that was in 1976. With the rapid advancement of technology, music is gradually becoming a language that can also be understood by computers.

The Journey Behind Southpaw

Kurt Sutter | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Kurt Sutter

They wanted to do a remake of The Champ. I'm not a big fan of remakes, nor am I the guy to go to for an adaptation or reinvention. That said, I pitched them the idea of telling the next chapter of Marshall's story through the analogy of boxing.

We Need These Old-School Baseball Cards Featuring Hip-Hop Legends

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

Hip-hop and baseball have blended well in the past -- remember when 50 Cent's infamously terrible first pitch received its own commemorative baseball...

Eminem And Gwen Stefani Release 'Kings Never Die' For 'Southpaw' Soundtrack

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment

If you asked us what Gwen Stefani and Eminem had in common, we'd answer that they are both platinum blondes whose best songs came out in the mid- to ...

Detroit Emcee/Producer Denaun Porter Reminiscences About His Early Days in Hip-Hop

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.08.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Recently, I was able to chat with Denaun Porter. We talked about those early years in hip-hop and the struggles that came with it that he still deals with, along with what he learned from Dr. Dre, Eminem, Big Proof and J. Dilla.

Eminem Puts Punch Into Message with "Phenomenal"

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 07.06.2015 | Entertainment
Marcia Dawkins

While others wish to send the monster back under his bed, I won't. I want him to stay right out in front of our eyes. And I want critics to really turn an ear to their own sidestepping rhetoric.

Hip-Hop Artist Tech N9ne Speaks of Collaborations With Eminem and Others Along With His War Between Good and Evil

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.06.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Tech N9ne is like a blueprint for how hip-hop artists should go about building their own empire. Tech N9ne has made mistakes in his past and he's learned from it, but through all of those obstacles raised a man who's been able to construct one of the best indie record labels in the music industry with Strange Music.

Stephen Colbert Takes Over Cable Access Show, Interviews Eminem

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment

No music. No studio audience. Pure genius. Stephen Colbert surprised a few locals when he dropped in for a beer and a burger in Monroe, Michigan, o...

10 Things I Loved About the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.29.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Here's a question for you Angelenos: What has a 2000 person workforce, puts on more shows than any other theatre festival in the country, runs for over three weeks in June in dozens of theaters, and is probably Hollywood's longest party of the year?

Dana Liebelson

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Man Convicted Of Threatening Wife On Facebook | Dana Liebelson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 on Monday to limit convictions for threats made on Facebook, a decision that avoided First Amendment issues but provi...

'Lose Yourself' In Sign Language Will Get You Super Pumped

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment

We always wondered how to say, "Mom's spaghetti" in American Sign Language. Luckily we have Shelby Mitchusson, an ASL interpreter who performed Emi...

Ben Carson Loses Himself In Detroit, Announces Presidential Bid With Gospel Eminem

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

Ben Carson made an unusual musical choice as he officially announced his presidential bid Monday at the Detroit Music Hall. To set the scene, Cars...

Analysis of the Taste Effect and Olfactory Sensations of Mint M&Ms

Francis Levy | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The company that produced M&Ms (pronounced Eminem) famously advertised that their product "melts in your mouth, not in your hand." If there had been ...

First Nighter: New Dance Craze "Flexn" Fills Park Avenue Armory

David Finkle | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Would the 21 dancers of Flexn, directed by Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and Peter Sellars, object to their movement styles being described as break-dancing hiked to another level?

Eminem's Daughter Hailie Scott Is All Grown Up

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment

More than 10 years have passed since Eminem penned "Hailie's Song" for his little girl. Today, little Hailie Scott is all grown up. Scott, 19, loo...

For Audiences, Loving Ben Scheuer Will Be Easy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Benjamin Scheuer sat at Buvette in the West Village, a casual grin stretching up toward his perfectly coifed 'do. "I dressed for spring today," he said with a velvet voice, sliding over words like they were made of silk.

Hip-Hop Legend DJ Premier Teams Up With Detroit's Own Royce Da 5'9" to Form PRhyme, Tour Set to Hit Ann Arbor

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.25.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The recent chapter in the career of DJ Premier is PRhyme, a project he did with long time collaborator, Detroit emcee Royce Da 5'9", in which Premier sampled songs from the world-renown producer/composer Adrian Younge.

Iggy Azalea Lost Best Rap Album, So We Can All Sleep Tonight

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment

Eminem was awarded Best Rap Album at the Grammys for "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," beating out Iggy Azalea's heavily favored "The New Classic." Eminem ...

Eminem's New Music Video Is All About Detroit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.23.2015 | Entertainment

Featured on his "Shady XV" compilation, Eminem recruited some of Detroit's finest emcees -- Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Royce da 5'9" and Trick T...

A Lot Of People Wanted To Know The Lyrics To 'Drunk In Love' Last Year

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Rap Genius has revealed the most-viewed songs and artists on its site in 2014. In terms of songs, the top spot went to Beyonce and Jay Z's "Drunk In L...