Diddy, Jay Z Top Highest-Paid Rappers of 2015

September 23, 2015

Diddy, Jay Z, Drake, Dr. Dre and Pharrell are the world's five "Highest Paid Rap Acts" of 2015, according to Forbes' latest hip-hop cash round-up. Diddy, ranking Number One, reportedly earned $60 million in the past year from a variety of investments:...


20 Insanely Great Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know

September 22, 2015

So, you think you're an Eminem fan just because you memorized the first verse of "Lose Yourself"? Prepare to have your mind blown by these diabolically brilliant tracks that only our 2013 cover star's biggest fans know about.


Help Fund Hip-Hop Radio Pioneers Stretch and Bobbito's Doc

August 25, 2015

Game-changing hip-hop DJs Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito García are in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to finish a new documentary, Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives. The film covers their remarkable radio career, during...


Dr. Dre Details Long-Awaited 'Compton: A Soundtrack'

August 1, 2015

Update: Dr. Dre will stream Compton, uncensored and in its entirety, early on Apple Music. The album will play in a loop for three hours beginning at 6 p.m. PST on August 6th. DJ Zane Lowe will host a radio show dedicated to the album beginning...


Eminem Jabs Trump, Cosby, Caitlyn Jenner in Freestyle

July 23, 2015

Eminem spiraled into the demented depths of his brain and returned with an outrageous six-minute freestyle on Sway in the Morning, scorching Bill Cosby, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner and more with characteristically grotesque grandeur. Despite...


Dre on Suge Knight Crash: 'Maybe He Was Looking for Trouble'

July 22, 2015

UPDATE: A rep for Dr. Dre and Eminem tells Rolling Stone that despite reports to the contrary, the pair have no plans to tour together either solo or with N.W.A. With the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton due out August 14th, Dr. Dre and...


Read Eminem's Sentimental Letter to Tupac's Mother

July 14, 2015

In an undated letter after Eminem broke out, the rapper penned a heartfelt letter to Afeni Shakur, Tupac's mom, and enclosed a drawing he'd made of the "California Love" rapper. "When I was feeling at my 'worst' (before fame, before Dre), I knew I could...


Watch Stephen Colbert Interview Eminem on Public Access

July 1, 2015

With his Late Show debut still months away, Stephen Colbert recently usurped the Michigan public access show Only in Monroe to discuss traffic with Eminem. The main guests on Colbert's overwhelmingly satirical show, which contains jokes about eating muskrat...


Hear Eminem's Hard-Hitting 'Southpaw' Song 'Phenomenal'

June 2, 2015

After Eminem spent weeks teasing his new track "Phenomenal" by dropping snippets and scoring a recent Beats by Dre commercial, the rapper finally premiered the hard-hitting cut at midnight Monday night. The song will appear on the soundtrack...


'10 Second Songs' Singer Feels Like a 'Rap God' in 40 Styles

April 20, 2015

Following a teaser last week for his 20th video release on the 10 Second Songs channel, Anthony Vincent celebrated his YouTube milestone by tackling Eminem's ferocious hit "Rap God" in 40 different styles. Vincent notes in the clip that...


Eminem Annotates Lyrics for Genius: His 10 Best

April 2, 2015

Eminem has joined the likes of Rick Rubin, Grizzly Bear, A-Trak and The-Dream by becoming the latest Genius-verified artist. The rapper has annotated more than 40 lyrics for tracks from across his own catalog and select songs by other artists....


20 Landmark Films in Hip-Hop History

August 12, 2015

Hip-hop's history on the silver screen is as wild and wide-ranging as the story of the genre itself. It's full of straightforward biopics, like the just-released N.W.A history Straight Outta Compton, as well as fictitious stories inspired...


Eminem Reveals How Drug Use Led to Weight Gain, Recovery

July 31, 2015

Eminem has opened up about his prescription pill addiction and how his habit caused a huge weight gain in a revealing new article. Speaking to Men's Journal, the rapper also discusses how working out assisted in the recovery process and the...


Flashback: Tom Green's 'Bum Bum Song' Tops 'TRL'

July 23, 2015

It's a little hard for people who weren't paying attention to pop culture at the time to understand just how famous Tom Green was in the summer of 1999. Earlier that year, MTV took a chance when they hired the Canadian TV host – best known...


Watch Daniel Radcliffe Rap Eminem's 'The Real Slim Shady'

July 20, 2015

Daniel Radcliffe: actor, wizard, rapper. The Harry Potter star delivered a dexterous version of Emimem's "The Real Slim Shady" during a recent karaoke night at Cameron's Irish Pub in Half Moon Bay, California. Luckily, an audience member filmed the performance...


Eminem Drops Adrenaline-Pumping 'Phenomenal' Video

July 11, 2015

Eminem has unveiled the action-packed, death-defying new video for "Phenomenal," the first single off the rapper's executive produced Southpaw soundtrack. While Southpaw focuses on a down-and-out boxer, Eminem instead looks towards superhero...


'Southpaw' Trailer Shows Jake Gyllenhaal's Ripped Physique

June 6, 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal packed on 15 pounds of muscle for his role in Southpaw and a new trailer for the film shows all that power put into use with intense training sequences set against the searing family drama. The Antoine Fuqua-directed film...


Watch Eminem, Yelawolf Praise 'Best Friend' in New Video

April 24, 2015

Alabama rapper Yelawolf released his second major label album Love Story on April 21st, and now the Eminem protégé has unveiled the music video for the standout single "Best Friend," featuring Eminem. The soulful, southern-fried...


Eminem Joins 'Best Friend' Yelawolf on New Song

April 13, 2015

As Eminem's protégée Yelawolf readies the release of his second studio album, Love Story, for April 21st, the pair have joined forces on the dark, Johnny Cash-inspired "Best Friend." "Best Friend" is the latest Love Story preview...


Eminem Continues Career Victory Lap With 10-LP Box Set

March 12, 2015

Eminem has just compiled every album he has put out since his major-label debut, The Slim Shady LP, into a limited-edition vinyl box set with the perfunctory title The Vinyl LPs. The 10-album set — including his 8 Mile Soundtrack, his greatest-hits...