The most powerful manager in hip-hop, Paul Rosenberg, hosted a call with RIck Rubin about his involvement in MMLP2 and his approach.
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.
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.
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.