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.
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.
A bonus track from MMLP2 that is a departure from the album’s overall sound. Just Em’s verse on this.