Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the upcoming boxing film, Southpaw. It’s due out in theaters July 24th and in anticipation for the film’s release, Eminem is teaming up with DJ Khalil for a song inspired by the motion picture. The track, “Phenomenal,” will appear on Southpaw’s official music soundtrack. Listen to Em’s “Phenomenal” after the jump.
Yelawolf’s Love Story album is out now on Shady/Interscope. The album is Yelawolf’s sophomore album following 2011’s Radioactive and features Eminem on the track “Best Friend.” You can stream it now after the jump.
The Outsidarz spitter Young Zee is back and he’s out for Eminem. On Eminem’s “Fine Line” (which appeared on the Shady XV compilation) Slim name dropped Young Zee as he went down memory lane. But now Eminem’s former rhyme partner Zee has a response in “Dear Shady.” Listen to what Young Zee has to say after the jump.
Boi-1da, The Maven Boys and Just Blaze form an all-star production team for “Psychopath Killer”, a track off the upcoming Shady XV compilation out on Monday (November 24th). On “Psychopath Killer” Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf are joined by Eminem. Needless to say everyone who contributes a verse delivers here. Listen after the jump!
Over the summer, Eminem promised that his Shady Records imprint would release a compilation titled Shady XV for Record Store Day Black Friday, November 28th. And now Em is treating everyone with the comp’s second track, the Detroit rap heavy “Detroit Vs. Everybody”. The track, loaded with many all-star Detroit rappers, is sure to make the D proud. Em is joined by Royce Da 5’9”, Big Sean, Danny Brown and DeJ Loaf for the Motor City anthem. Listen after the jump!
Tens of thousands of UK fans got this gift last night. Eminem paused in the middle of an electric set to bring out his mentor Doctor Dre. Watch hip hop’s billionaire make the crowd explode. Video after the jump.
The reason I think Trick Trick possibly threatened Eminem and Royce to be on this track is inconsequential. But let’s just recognize that they don’t belong on a twerking song with him, that their verses sound like they were applied without knowing what the beat was and that Trick Trick only fits with these lyrical giants geographically and not in terms of talent. Anyway, twerk that, pop that after the jump.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Eminems drops off the official clip for “Headlights,” a track dedicated to Mrs. Mathers, which appears on Em’s Marshall Mathers LP 2. Directed by Spike Lee.
Asher Roth barely dodges the bullet of engaging Eminem again. It’s clear Rap God doesn’t take too well to named impersonators. Here is the recently resurgent rapper on why the game is hyper-sensitive.
Full Lyrics Here, courtesy RapGenius.
praise White Jesus! finally! i’m elated to see that marshall mathers is using affirmative action in the way it was intended: to give white men the voice they had long been denied in American History. it espouses a sense of ultimate relief that things are right with the world, flowers can bloom again, and hip-hop does make sense.
This is a vet with respect for the legends. “Rap God” made him smile. He hearts Kanye’s live performances.
Zane Lowe’s interview with Kanye West took on a life of its own, spawning controversy and a feud turned national-television resolution. Eminem’s no stranger to…anyone. Hopefully, this series gives more insight into his process.