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...


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...


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....


See Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent Look Back in New Doc

March 5, 2015

A new Eminem documentary, featuring interviews with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent, among others, tells the story of how the rapper's self-released tape opened the doors to a hip-hop empire. Not Afraid: The Shady Record Story, which Complex produced, comes on the...


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...


Eminem and More Detroit Natives Rep D-Town in New Video

January 23, 2015

On Friday, Eminem dropped a video for the guest-heavy SHADY XV track "Detroit Vs. Everybody." Featuring Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf and Trick Trick, the song is an ode to the vet rapper's hometown as much as a showcase...



Supreme Court Cites Eminem in Online Lyrics Case

December 2, 2014

After Killer Mike wrote a powerful op-ed lobbying against the justice system's use of rap lyrics as admissible evidence, the Supreme Court gathered in Washington, D.C. Monday to hear the case that pushed this First Amendment issue back in the spotlight....


Eminem Shares Career-Spanning 'Shady Classics' Mixtape

November 22, 2014

Eminem's Shady XV compilation, which collects two discs worth of music to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Shady Records, is out on November 24th, but the set's 28 songs isn't enough to fully tell the story of the rapper's label. Eminem has remedied...


Eminem Channels Boxing for Epic 'Guts Over Fear' Video

November 24, 2014

In August, Eminem released "Guts Over Fear," a triumphant single focused on resiliency in the face of adversity. Now the track – culled from the rapper's new Shady XV compilation – has a perfect visual counterpart...

Song Review

"Detroit Vs. Everybody"

November 18, 2014

As the closing track on ShadyXV, a compilation marking the 15th anniversary of Eminem's record label, "Detroit Vs. Everybody" is an appropriately reflective coda. Several generations of the Motor City's most vital rhymers revisit the struggle they...