The songs listed here, in no particular order, represent the look and feel of hip-hop in 2013. A song hopes to capture a moment, in the same way that an album, more broadly, hopes to capture an experience. Some of the more complex emotions about luxury, love, loss, defiance, honesty, lust, ingenuity, politics and compassion sprouted from this year’s crop of rap moments. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Eminem’
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. (more…)
Eminem channels Max Headroom for his “Rap God” visual. It seems like he wants to be the ambassador of the time warp at all costs. Be sure to check out the review of “Rap God” the single.
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.
Part 2 Of Eminem’s Interview With Zane Lowe Part 3 after the jump. (more…)
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.
With MMLP2′s release to an adoring public, even as it earned uneven marks, Eminem’s perceived maturity has emerged as a red herring in terms of ways to evaluate this clumsily-conceived sequel. Like many of Hollywood’s clunkers, it is necessarily weighed against and down by the success of the first. (more…)
A bonus track from MMLP2 that is a departure from the album’s overall sound. Just Em’s verse on this.
On the surface, “The Monster” seems like a felicitous title for yet another collaboration from Rihanna and Eminem; a match made in hip-hop hell that we first encountered three summers ago. (more…)
Eminem releases the official tracklisting for upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2. Marshall looks to be keeping it relatively light with the guest spots on this one, with King Kendrick being the only rap feature on the project. Unlike most big-budget, stilted sequels, maybe this one won’t suck. Peep the full tracklist after the jump. (more…)
This is Eminem carving his face on rap’s Mt. Olympus. This is Eminem striking down mortals with the hand of a lyrical super-being. This is Eminem on a quirky beat, twerking flows and generally proving that rhythm has no race and no confines. He still comes down to bless us occasionally. Off MMLP2.
iHipHop Blog Team