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Finding The GOAT (The Final Battle): Eminem vs. Tupac…Who You Got?

The championship round of "Finding The GOAT" has arrived. After eight months, 200-plus MCs, and plenty of down-to-the-wire races, the two finalists meet at last. Both Eminem and Tupac have been undefeated in "Finding The GOAT." For Tupac, twice those triumphs came down to a single percent. For Em', those... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Final 4): Eminem vs. Big Daddy Kane…Who You Got?

Update: Polls have now closed There are now only 4 MCs remaining in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). Both Nas and The Notorious B.I.G. were dismissed at the winning hands of Tupac (even if it took a second, certified ballot in the Nas... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 5): Eminem vs. Busta Rhymes…Who You Got?

With just 11 MCs remaining we have reached the critical Round 5 in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). Now, only five match-up’s—all running this week—separate Round 5 from the final six MCs, including Round 4 bye winner Big Daddy Kane. Since the elimination,... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 4): Eminem vs. DMX…Who You Got?

We have now reached the critical Round 4 in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). With 21 MCs remaining (with the largest winning margin, Rakim receives a bye for the round), things are really coming down to 10 match-ups, leading AFH’s bracket-style series towards... Read more

Yelawolf & Eminem Bring Great Vengeance & Furious Anger To Verse (Lyric Video)

The biggest song of this week—at least evident by the AFH readership—has been Yelawolf & Eminem's "Best Friend." At the intersection of high concept and skillful rapping, the Love Story (April 21) single plays like a prayer—but not of the traditional form. Instead, both of these childhood outcasts ask the... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 2): Kendrick Lamar vs. Royce Da 5’9″…Who You Got?

We have reached the second round in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). We are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups... Read more

Eminem Rhymes Faster Than You Can Read. Just Watch…(Lyric Video)

With the true video already making its rounds from late last month, "Detroit Vs. Everybody" comes in lyrical form. If any artist or song is worth the closer, literal look, it's this Eminem, Danny Brown, Royce Da 5’9”, Big Sean & DeJ Loaf moment. Was 2014 Eminem's strongest year in... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″, O.C., REKS & Your Old Droog On A Track Together? On A Buckwild Beat No Less! (Audio)

One week after bringing Killer Mike and Crooked I (Kxng Crooked) together on a stick of audio dynamite, the powder kegs are far from depleted. "Revolutionary Ride Music" is orchestrated by EFN, who bridged generations of MCs by combining Royce Da 5'9", O.C., REKS, and Your Old Droog. If that... Read more

Detroit Vs. Everybody: How One City Staged a Hip-Hop Takeover (Editorial)

Detroit, Michigan is historically, a fighter’s city. The sharp elbows of the Bad Boy-era Pistons, the unbreakable spirit of the autoworkers through the decline of the industry’s bountifulness, and the cold, harsh conditions of everyday life make for the Great Lakes State to be rugged, never smooth. In the context... Read more

Eminem Grants One Teenage Fan’s Final Wish

Many Eminem Heads know how much the superstar admires the life and music of Tupac Shakur. Eminem even worked extensively, as a producer, on some of 'Pac's posthumous albums, including 2006's Pac's Life. Although a lot can be said about the final years of 2Pac's life, one moment always speaks... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Shift Between 1992 & 2014 In A Non Album Track (Video)

As if the nine-track, acclaimed PRhyme album was not enough, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" vibe overtop Adrian Younge samples for a bonus round. "PRhyme Time" playfully shifts between 1992 and 2014, with varying BMW coupes, sneakers, and fashion signaling the metamorphosis. In the track, Nickel Nine slams skeptics... Read more

Eminem & DJ Whoo Kid Have Released an Epic 66-Song Mixtape of Shady Classics (Mixtape)

Eminem is pulling out all the stops for the 15th anniversary celebration of Shady Records. In the span of two weeks, he released an instant classic 18-minute cypher featuring himself, Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf, and he's released some absolute killer records. He has an anniversary album coming soon and, as we... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Take The PRhyme Message To The Next Level (Video)

Fresh off of premiering the "PRhyme" title track, Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier unload the visual. With some cool imagery, boom shots, and big production value, the video takes Royce's points from the song, in a stream of consciousness, and elaborates them in living color. Footage of Nickel Nine's... Read more

Eminem & Shady Records Plan 66-Song DJ Whoo Kid Double Mixtape

The news surrounding Shady Records' Shady XV won't stop getting bigger. As if including a demo version of "Lose Yourself" didn't sweeten the deal to a ground-swelling Shady cXVpher, it gets better... In a new Rap Radar podcast with Whoo Kid and Eminem's manager/Shady CEO Paul Rosenberg, it has been... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Give All Access In The First Part of This Gripping Mini-Documentary (Video)

On the simple surface, Royce Da 5'9" & DJ Premier's PRhyme project may seem like a purist's buffet of rhymes and beats. However, there's much more to this storyline in the two careers that frequently intersected over the last 15 years. In part one to the "Raiders Of The Lost... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Lupe Fiasco vs. Royce Da 5’9″…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Hear Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier’s Foundation In Their PRhyme Title Track (Audio)

Nearly 15 years after "Boom," Royce Da 5'9" & DJ Premier's full-length together, as PRhyme, is less than one month away. The actualization of the pair's longstanding working relationship to a true LP welcomes guests ranging from Jay Electronica to Killer Mike, Mac Miller to Common. However, for the title... Read more

Ras Kass, Xzibit, Royce Da 5’9″ & Bishop Lamont Are On A Brutal Lyrical Safari (Audio)

Whoa! From Ras Kass & Apollo Brown's upcoming Blasphemy album, the tandem releases "Giraffe Pussy." While the title possibly conjures up some difficult images, the song itself is one of the biggest, most brutal lyrical super-collaborations this year. Xzibit, who rocked with Razzy since the Golden State Warriors days (with... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Are PRhyme With Courtesy (Audio)

Royce Da 5'9" rocks some stream of consciousness as DJ Premier lays down a gliding organ arrangement, complete with a scratch-chorus. Along the way, Nickel Nine opens up about his family's addictions, his latest sportscar purchase, and the respect he's out for. "This one's for my lyricists, courtesy of my... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Announce Group, Joint Album: PRhyme

Today (September 24), DJ Premier has announced his first group since Gang Starr, the legendary duo that spans more than 25 years back to debut album No More Mr. Nice Guy. This unit will be an extension of a decade-plus of working with Royce Da 5'9". Before Slaughterhouse and around... Read more

Royce Da 5’9 Slows It Down & Cuts The Lights Out Alongside Rock Band Pink Grenade (Audio)

Throughout his extensive 15-plus-year career, Royce Da 5'9 has worked outside the box. The Detroit, Michigan mainstay and Bad Meets Evil co-founder toured and worked with late '90s Pop tart Willa Ford on her hit "I Wanna Be Bad," before eventually working with a pre-stardom Amerie on "Life," as well... Read more

Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″) – Lighters (G-SHOCK Performance Video)

Over two years later, it's great to see Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" still working from Hell: The Sequel. Bad Meets Evil seems eclipsed by both solo artists' careers, though it gave Royce his first gold album. In honor of G-SHOCK's 30th anniversary party in Manhattan yesterday (August 7), the... Read more

Bad Meets Evil – Lighters ft Bruno Mars

And just like that, here's another video for an Eminem/Royce Da 5'9" collabo. This time, it's from their Bad Meets Evil project. Check out Lighters ft Bruno Mars.  And, click here for the video for Royce's Writer's Block. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWt4wmZ_EMI&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ dropped a sneak preview of the video for Fast Lane a few days ago. Here’s the full clip.

Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJOsjP33nF4&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ brought their friends along on their latest joint.

Check out Bad Meets Evil's Loud Noises ft Slaughterhouse. Click here to download.  The Bad Meets Evil album, Hell the Sequel, drops on 6/14.... Read more

Can’t wait till June 13 to hear Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s Bad Meets Evil album? Check out samples of every song.

Click here to hear 30 second snippets via Amazon.com. Tracklist is below.  If you missed Fast Lane, the first single, click here. Here's the tracklist: 1. Welcome 2 Hell [Explicit] 2. Fast Lane [Explicit] 3. The Reunion [Explicit] 4. Above The Law [Explicit] 5. I'm On Everything [Explicit] 6. A... Read more

The video for Bad Meets Evil’s Fast Lane is coming soon. Until then, here’s a sneak preview.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glu-JosmhXY&feature=player_embedded Click here for the latest from the Royce Da 5'9" and Eminem collabo.... Read more

New Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ (Bad Meets Evil) ft Mike Epps. Nuff said…

Check out I'm on Everything. Click here to download.... Read more

Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s collabo on Bad Meets Evil was one of the dopest songs on The Slim Shady LP.

They traded hot bar after hot bar. The have flirted with making a full album together called Bad Meets Evil for some time. It looks like it will finally happen and the first single is here. Check out Fast Lane. Here's Bad Meets Evil if you haven't heard it in... Read more