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Words for Eminem
Aug 30, 2023 12:30 AM CDT
Ramaswamy Has Words for Eminem
Presidential candidate responds after rapper's cease-and-desist letter
- Vivek Ramaswamy discussed Eminem's cease-and-desist letter in an interview on MSNBC on Tuesday, first joking, "Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?" (and laughing at his own joke, per the Daily Beast ) before getting a bit more serious. "Eminem, in his rise, used to be...
May 4, 2022 11:25 AM CDT
Dolly Parton's Resistance Was Futile
Country legend has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
- Eminem, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, Eurythmics, Duran Duran, and Pat Benatar have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a list that also includes Dolly Parton, who initially resisted the honor. The honorees—voted on by more than 1,000 artists, historians, and music industry professionals—"...
NFL Says It Knew Eminem
Would Take a Knee
Feb 14, 2022 6:17 AM CST
NFL Says It Knew Eminem Would Take a Knee
Reports before the game suggested otherwise
- Eminem caused a social media buzz when he took a knee during the Super Bowl halftime show . It seemed to be a clear show of support for exiled QB Colin Kaepernick , and all the more interesting because of reports before the game—notably in
—that the NFL had...
Super Bowl Halftime Show
Had 2 Surprise Guests
Feb 13, 2022 8:25 PM CST
Super Bowl Halftime Show Had 2 Surprise Guests
50 Cent and Anderson .Paak joined the headliners
- The Super Bowl LVI halftime show was already epic with the five known performers—Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, and Kendrick Lamar—but when the time came around for it Sunday, two surprise guests joined in. Rapper 50 Cent performed his hit "In Da Club,"...
Feb 2, 2022 8:20 AM CST
Rock Hall Nominations Include 7 First-Timers
Dolly Parton, Eminem among them
- Dolly Parton, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Duran Duran, and A Tribe Called Quest are among this year's first-time nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Cleveland-based institution announced 17 artists and groups being considered for Rock Hall induction, including Rage Against the Machine (the band'...
There'll Be No 'I' Onstage
for Next Super Bowl Halftime
Sep 30, 2021 5:51 PM CDT
There'll Be No 'I' Onstage for Next Super Bowl Halftime
Team effort will include Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar
- Five big names will team up for the next Super Bowl halftime show, taking the stage together for the first time. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar will form a hip-hop supergroup for the event in Inglewood, California, on Feb. 13, the
Los Angeles Times
With 'Tone Deaf'
Mar 8, 2021 4:00 AM CST
Cancel Eminem? Rapper Responds With 'Tone Deaf'
Lyric video appears to address recent controversy
- A recent campaign on TikTok aimed to cancel Eminem, with Gen Z users of the social media service pointing out problematic lyrics like those of "Love the Way You Lie," which, they argue per NBC News , glorifies domestic violence. But Eminem will not be canceled. The rapper responded...
Rapper's Surprise Release
Includes an Apology
Dec 19, 2020 1:02 PM CST
Rapper's Surprise Release Includes an Apology
He says sorry to singer Rihanna
- Eminem's surprise album, which was released Thursday night, includes a apology. In a track titled "Zeus," the Detroit rapper seeks to atone for a line from a decade-old song in which he endorsed singer Chris Brown's 2009 assault on his then-girlfriend, singer Rihanna. That song—which...
Taylor Swift Isn't the Only
One Full of 2020 Surprises
Dec 18, 2020 7:36 AM CST
Taylor Swift Isn't the Only One Full of 2020 Surprises
Eminem drops 2nd album of year, a companion to January's 'Music to Be Murdered By'
- It's been a year of curveballs from Marshall Bruce Mathers III. The 48-year-old (aka rap star Eminem) has spent 2020 pulling off unexpected performances at the Academy Awards , granting rare interviews , popping up on
, and now, coming out with yet another surprise album at midnight, Taylor Swift-style . The...
Reports: Eminem Confronts
Intruder in His Living Room
Apr 30, 2020 2:40 PM CDT
Reports: Eminem Confronts Intruder in His Living Room
Matthew Hughes is arrested in Michigan
- Eminem is stuck at home like the rest of us, but police say he had one very unwelcome visitor. A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into the celeb's home in the middle of the night, only to be confronted by Eminem himself in the living room, reports TMZ and the...
In Rare Chat,
Mar 31, 2020 11:47 AM CDT
In Rare Chat, Eminem Opens Up About Daughter
Rapper tells 'People' he's proud of 24-year-old Hailie
- If you've ever listened to the Marshall Mathers discography, it soon becomes apparent that he's obsessed with someone named "Hailie." That someone is his daughter, and the rapper more commonly known as Eminem just opened up about her in a rare interview. "It definitely is...
Here's Why Eminem
Performed at the Oscars
Feb 9, 2020 9:13 PM CST
Here's Why Eminem Performed at the Oscars
'Lose Yourself' won in 2003, but he didn't even attend the ceremony
- If you were wondering what in the world Eminem was doing on stage at the 2020 Academy Awards, performing a song that won an Oscar back in 2003, you weren't alone. But as
explains, when "Lose Yourself" from 2002's
was nominated, he reportedly refused...
Jan 17, 2020 3:46 AM CST
Eminem Drops Surprise Album
'Music to Be Murdered By' was announced at midnight
- Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing
Music to Be Murdered By
on Friday. The follow-up to 2018's
—also released without warning—was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper also released a new music video for one of the 20 tracks on the...
These Are the
Songs of the Decade
Dec 3, 2019 10:50 AM CST
These Are the Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade
Ed Sheeran, Drake come out on top
- As we approach the end of the 2010s, Spotify is out with the most-streamed songs and artists of the decade, per the BBC . The top five songs streamed around the world:
Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"
Drake, Kyla, Wizkid, "One Dance"
Post Malone, "rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)"
of Eminem on
Oct 24, 2019 6:07 PM CDT
TMZ Sparked Investigation of Eminem on Trump Lyrics
BuzzFeed files for documents on Secret Service interview
- An email from a "concerned citizen" who worked at TMZ brought some Eminem lyrics to the attention of the Secret Service on the day the track, "Framed," was released. "I want to know if your agency is investigating Eminem for his threatening lyrics about First daughter...
Bonnaroo Freaks Over
Jun 11, 2018 1:48 AM CDT
Bonnaroo Freaks Over Eminem's 'Gunshot Sound Effect'
Rapper slammed for 'irresponsible' song ending
- Gunshot sound effects at an outdoor music festival, when memories of last year's Las Vegas concert massacre are still fresh, goes way beyond poor taste, critics told Eminem after his Saturday night set caused panic at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee. Witnesses say some fans screamed, ducked, or dropped...
Man Found Dead
Jun 8, 2018 7:08 PM CDT
Bonnaroo Festival: Man Found Dead
This is the 13th death in the festival's 17-year history
- A person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee, reports the AP . Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves confirmed a body was found Friday morning at a festival campground. The sheriff's office has identified the man as 32-year-old Michael Donivan Craddock, of Mount Juliet, Tenn....
Kiwi Party Learns Copying
Eminem Song Was Wrong Move
Oct 25, 2017 7:53 AM CDT
Kiwi Party Learns Copying Eminem Song Was Wrong Move
New Zealand's National Party to cough up $415K, plus interest, for ripping off 'Lose Yourself' in ads
- A New Zealand judge said Eminem's lyrics "You own it, you better never let it go" turned out to be prophetic after ruling that a political party breached copyright by using a song similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" in its campaign ads. High Court Judge Helen...
Eminem Unloads on Trump
During Awards Show Rap
Oct 11, 2017 7:42 AM CDT
Eminem Unloads on Trump During Awards Show Rap
He raises a fist for Colin Kaepernick, who notices
- Tell us how you really feel, Marshall. Eminem delivered a scathing freestyle rap against President Trump that aired during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards, reports
. You can watch the video here , but it comes with the obvious warning on language. In fact, the video was both profane...
Slim Shady's Fans May Soon Be
Able to Fatten Their Wallets
Sep 27, 2017 11:50 AM CDT
Slim Shady's Fans May Soon Be Able to Fatten Their Wallets
Company plans on offering unique investment opportunity
- Between 1999 and 2013, Eminem released some of his most famous work, including 1999's
The Slim Shady LP
The Marshall Mathers LP
, and 2002's
The Eminem Show
. Now a new company has formed to nab the royalties income stream from his songs from that period, and...
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