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Nick Cannon Challenges Eminem To $100,000 Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment

Nick Cannon is simply "obsessed" with facing off with Eminem. After a yearslong feud with the "Love the Way You Lie" singer, he's putting his money wh...

Fearless Boy Who Has Incurable Disease Sings Eminem's 'Not Afraid'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.15.2016 | Good News

You don’t need to be a hip-hop head to heart this 12-year-old talent. Sparsh Shah, a singer and musician who also goes by his rapper name, Purhythm,...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Skylar Grey Shoots a "Cannonball"; Free Pizza for Everyone

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

For years, Skylar Grey has been the go-to artist to collaborate with. Everyone from Eminem to Diddy to Moby. The singer/songwriter is also as in-dema...

Conversation With Phife Dawg of a Tribe Called Quest

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

The opportunity came up to interview Phife Dawg of the legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest right before the Christmas holidays. For those of ...

Harold Arlen at 110: Before It's Too Late

Barry Singer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Beyond "Over the Rainbow," however, The Wizard of Oz proved that Harold Arlen was capable of writing a sophisticated, integrated musical score, creating songs that advanced the plot of a superior story, rather than songs that merely ornamented pedestrian scripts.

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism 'Tea' | Posted 10.30.2015 | Black Voices

A native daughter of Detroit, jessica Care moore first won hearts with her five-time winning streak on It's Showtime at the Apollo back in 1995, after newly transplanting herself to New York City at age 22 a year after her father's death.

Dr. Dre Proposes Tour With Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar

Rolling Stone | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.14.2015 | Black Voices

Although Dr. Dre released what he dubbed his "grand finale" with Compton, the rapper isn't entirely closing the book on his music career. On Dre's The...

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 po...

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," the r...

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 l...

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

Kelly Frazier | Posted 07.07.2016 | 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 07.02.2016 | 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 07.05.2016 | 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 06.28.2016 | 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 M...