“I walk on water, but I ain’t no Jesus. I walk on water, but only when it freezes.” “Walk On Water” finds Eminem in a very poignant space. It’s a good thing, because the fact that he got Beyoncé on the chorus automatically means that he’ll find himself with a whole new audience, this time . . .
Eminem is back, and he’s angry. “Campaign Speech” is eight minutes long. Do you need to listen to it in its entirety? It depends how much of an Eminem fan you are. The dark, rambling track feels like it was written fairly aimlessly, but it does offer some political and cultural commentary to chew on. . . .
Mobb Deep dropping rhymes over Eminem‘s “Way I Am”? Sounds like a solid listen. The prediction is proven true, thanks to this new release courtesy of DJ Absolut‘s ongoing Mixtape Mondays series. We can’t pin down exactly when this was recorded, but it still packs a punch in 2015. Stream Mobb Deep’s “Way I Am” . . .
Darker Than Wax quietly released another excellent remix a few days back. Whoeva? took Eminem and Nate Dogg‘s racy 2006 single, “Shake That,” and smoothed it out with some new, futuristic production. Stream the Whoeva? remix of “Shake That” below, and watch the original video afterwards.
It’s no secret that Joe Budden isn’t the easiest artist to understand. His image, not the best for public consumption. His social media tendencies and other actions often lead many to question his motivations. One thing no one can deny is his ability to deliver heartfelt, hard-hitting lyrics in the booth. Joe does just that on “Slaughtermouse,” . . .
Some of us might have heard a sneak preview last week of the new Eminem track “Phenomenal,” which is for the forthcoming Southpaw film. Eminem comes through strong lyrically, sounding as hungry as ever. Stream “Phenomenal” below.
Yelawolf teams up with Eminem to bring us “Best Friend”. Although the two are not extremely religious, they hope their enemies meet their “Best Friend” (God) when their time comes. Stream “Best Friend” in full below. Follow @CollinStrajack on Twitter
After a long wait, Eminem‘s Shady XV compilation album is now in stores and available for streaming. The CD features a total of twelve tracks, including guest spots from Yelawolf, Big Sean, Slaughterhouse, and more. The second disc of ShadyXV features a host of Shady Records classics. Stream ShadyXV below, and purchase via iTunes.
Eminem‘s “Lose Yourself” was an impactful song for millions of people. Over a decade after its original release, we can listen to the original demo of the song, featuring previously unheard lyrics. The demo version will be featured on the forthcoming Shady XV compilation, which is due out on November 24th and is available for . . .
Shady Records lines up a host of Detroit heavy hitters for “Detroit Vs Everybody,” a lyrically intensive cut set to be featured on Eminem‘s Shady XV. Catch Eminem alongside
Once the names of the participants in the SHADYXV Cypher are laid out, not many more words are needed. Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5’9, Crooked I, Yelawolf, and Eminem spend a combined nineteen minutes laying down rhymes. No instrumental is needed. This cypher is released in conjunction with the release of SHADYXV, the . . .
Anger. Aggression. Lots of lyrics. Loud. Lots of loud noises. This is what I expect from a track featuring Eminem and Busta Rhymes. Truthfully speaking, I’m not too far from the truth. “Calm Down” is far from calm, featuring production that borrows a sample from House of Pain’s “Jump Around” and dense doses of lyricism . . .
Directed by Spike Lee, Eminem‘s new “Headlights” video is a particularly impactful production. In the song, Eminem makes amends with his mother in his own way. Those who have followed his career know of the tumultuous relationship they have had. Eminem forgives her mistakes and apologizes for his own. Watch the video below.
Stop the presses, listen up, and prepare to clear some space in your budgets and schedules. IT would appear that Eminem and Slaughterhouse are preparing to launch Total Slaughter, a competitive rap battle league intended to give the performing art a consistent mainstream national presence. The league will commence this summer, specifically on July 12th . . .
Eminem‘s already made a huge imprint on the music scene in 2013 with the numbers behind his latest project, Marshall Mathers LP 2, despite the varying opinions on the quality of the music. Regardless, he returns to the spotlight tonight with the debut of a video for “The Monster,” his smash single which features Rihanna. . . .