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Eminem interview with DJ Whoo Kid (Audio)

Here's a rare extended interview of Eminem by DJ Whoo Kid. Em talks working with Dre on his next album, participating in Ice-T's recent Art of Rap documentary, his love of the Beastie Boys and more. Check it out below. Related: Eminem spits a verse for Ice-T's The Art of... Read more

Here’s a freestyle from the one and only Eminem that’s a promo for Ice-T’s documentary on hip-hop called Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Video)

Ice-T's new documentary on Hip-Hop, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, will be in theaters on June 15. Here's a clip from the film featuring Eminem going on an a capella lyrical assault. Check out the video below. Related: Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Preview (Video)... Read more

50 Cent – The Lost Tape (Mixtape)

Here's the latest mixtape from 50 Cent. Standout cuts include Murder One featuring Eminem, Remain Calm featuring Snoop and Can't Help Myself. You can listen to all of The Lost Tape and download it below.  Related:  Slaughterhouse performs at SXSW (Video) Download Mixtape... Read more

Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg perform at Coachella 2012 with Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and 2Pac’s Hologram

The performance with 2Pac's hologram got all the shine earlier today, but from the looks of it, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg all around shut it down last night at Coachella. In addition to the 2Pac hologram, Eminem, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa and Kendrick Lamar all shared the stage with... Read more

Slaughterhouse, 50 Cent and Eminem perform at the Shady 2.0 Showcase at SXSW (Video)

Shady 2.0 took SXSW by storm last night. Slaughterhouse, 50 Cent and even Eminem put in work. The only person missing was Yelawolf. Below are videos of the full shows for both Slaughterhouse and 50 Cent (where he performed all of Get Rich Or Die Tryin,' accompanied by a full... Read more

Aftermath Entertainment kicks off the Top 10 as the 10th most important hip-hop record label of all time.

#10 Aftermath Entertainment In 1996, Dr. Dre was wounded from his departure from Death Row Records. He had virtually given up everything (ownership of his masters, future revenues and equity interest) to extricate himself from the madness that had swallowed up Death Row, not the least of which was the... Read more

Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf – 2.0 Boys (Video)

Here's a video for Shady 2.0's 2.0 Boys. It features footage of Eminem, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce Da 5'9" and Yelawolf performing in Detroit (though the soundtrack is the actual recording, not their performance). Check it out below. Also, if you missed their cypher from the 2011... Read more

Here’s a look at the 20 most important hip-hop record labels of all time, starting with #20: Rawkus Records.

Before record labels were considered "the enemy" their brands actually meant something.  Artists dreamed of being on the same label as the MCs they grew up idolizing and some labels had such credibility fans would buy the record just because it was on that label. Over the next several days... Read more

Yelawolf – Throw It Up ft Gangsta Boo & Eminem

Yelawolf's Radioactive will be in stores on 11/21. Here's another release from the album. Check out Throw it Up featuring Gangsta Boo and Eminem.... Read more

Here’s a playlist of songs that have focused a critical eye on the status quo and expressed a desire for something better. Some of the names you would expect (Public Enemy, Talib Kweli, Common, Lupe Fiasco, 2Pac) and others might surprise you (Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye West). Regardless of whether or not you share their views or not, it’s food for thought in these interesting times.

With the global economy in chaos, people are standing up for their beliefs across the world. The many "Occupy" protests are just a few examples of this. Throughout time, music has played an important role in such movements. Hip-hop was that voice of unrest for many in the 80's and... Read more

Here are some of the best of the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers. These include, Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar, TechN9ne, Machine Gun Kelly, B.o.B., Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, Skillz, Blind Fury and of course Shady 2.0. Click below to check them out.

Who had the best verse? Big K.R.I.T., TechN9ne, Machine Gun Kelly, Kendrick Lamar and B.o.B. Reek Da Villain, 2 Chainz, Busta Rhymes and Ludacris Lady of Rage, Blind Fury, Dom Kennedy and Skillz Yelawolf, Joe Budden, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5'9" and Eminem Click here for the rest... Read more

Here are The 50 Best Radio Freestyles, according to Complex. They discuss each freestyle AND provide audio for each one. It includes freestyles from Tribe, Wu, Snoop, Kanye, Common, Biggie, Nas, Eminem, Jay-Z and many, many more. It’s unbelievable. Just classic.

Complex has been doing a "best of" series for a while but THIS ONE is the best yet. They recently compiled The 50 Best Radio Freestyles and each entry is accompanied by the audio. This compilation would have been worth it for the legendary Common/Kanye battle, alone. The fact that... Read more

Back in the Day: Eminem, Dilated Peoples & Aristotle Wake Up Show Freestyle

Here's a vintage freestyle from the classic Wake Up Show featuring Eminem, Dilated Peoples and Aristotle.  Eminem has that Bad Meets Evil (the song not the group) flow, so it sounds like this one is from the late 90's. This is a gem courtesy of Ruby Hornet.  It's 11 minutes... 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 is one of the best at creating cinematic songs and videos. His video for Space Bound is film noir.

Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JByDbPn6A1o&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

Check out this preview of a MONSTER new track from Detox, set to 24/7-like visuals of Shane Mosley and Manny Pacquiao. The song is called Die Hard. It’s about to go down…

Check out this preview of a MONSTER new track from Detox, set to 24/7-like visuals of Shane Mosley and Manny Pacquiao.  The song is called Die Hard.  It's about to go down...... Read more

Here’s a mix to take you into your weekend and beyond…You’ll find new music featuring Curren$y, Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar, Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Styles P, DJ Quik, Wiz Khalifa, Rapper Big Pooh, Stalley, Wale, Devin the Dude, J. Cole, Mobb Deep, EDO.G, Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″ and more.

There's been a lot of good music released in the last few weeks. Here's just a taste.  It starts off laid back and soulful and finishes with that boom bap. Check it out. Ambrosia For Heads LONS Mix by Parfit... 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

Royce Da 5’9″ puts in some serious work on Writer’s Block (he didn’t have it).

The track sounds like it could be from Lex Lugar and features Eminem on the hook.  Check it out. Click here to download.... Read more

The audio for Dr Dre and Eminem´s I Need A Doctor dropped a few weeks ago. Here´s the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VA770wpLX-Q&feature=player_embedded#at=206... Read more

The interesting collabos continue. This time Eminem and B.o.B. link up for Things Get Worse.

This sounds like a throwback to the Slim Shady/Forgot About Dre era with some B.o.B. added to the mix. Click here to download.  And, in case you forgot... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5a93wABHNM... Read more

Here’s a new installment of New World (Au)der in honor of Grammy-nominated best rap albums Recovery and The Blueprint 3.

NEW GRAMMY AUDER If you've missed past New World (Au)ders, here's how they work: I flip your favorite joints in the order they should've been when you copped them. These NEW WORLD AUDERS are in honor of this year's Grammy nominees for Best Rap Album. Check how I flipped the... Read more

Dr. Dre’s second release from Detox, I Need a Doctor ft Eminem, could not be more different than Kush.

The word is Kush does not reflect the overall direction of the album. It is Detox after all...Which direction do you like better? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3WlVhvyMnY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuJDaOVz2qY... Read more

Rewin(d) – AFH Samples (Video Playlist)

We recently posted a documentary about sampling so it seems fitting to make this week's playlist one dedicated to some classic samples. You'll find music sampled by Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, DJ Quik, Biggie, 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Redman, Black Moon and more. The tracklist... Read more

So while we’re on the topic…what is Underground anyway?

Is it a genre? A description of an artist's commercial status? A reflection of whether you're signed to a major label? All of the above? Neither? People use the term all the time. "I like underground rap." "They're too underground, they'll never sell." "Let's keep it on the underground tip..."... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #4 Whut? Thee album???…there have been a lot of great songs in hip-hop over the years but not a lot of great ALBUMS. In 2010, there were at least 10…

When's the last time you went back and listened to some of your favorite hip-hop albums from back in the day? I'm guessing if you randomly picked 10 of your favorites and listened to them from front to back, you would want to skip at least 5 tracks on each... Read more

New Eminem and he brought Jay-Z, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent with him. Check out Syllables.

Stat Quo and Ca$his are also on the track, but I think Eminem, Jay-Z, Dre and Fitty got your attention... Click here to download..... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #5 Big pimpin’…there’s a lot of big money talk in hip-hop but in 2010 the money did the talking.

Why is it not a surprise that Jay-Z is all over this one?  Jay-Z has been talking about Dead Presidents ever since Reasonable Doubt in 1996 and his relentless pursuit of C.R.E.A.M. has been documented thoroughly on every album.  In 2010, he was associated with some major firsts for hip-hop... Read more

Ever debated what was the best year in hip-hop? Here’s a little something from The Rub to make the conversation a LOT more interesting. Check out these mixes of the best songs in hip-hop from 1979-2009, year by year….30 years of hip-hop. It gets no better.

These are courtesy of The Rub, one of the dopest DJ collectives around.  For 1979-1980, click here.  For 1981-1990, click here.  For 1991-2000, click here.  For 2001-2009, click here..... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #7 Rappin’ all over the world…you know that’s right when the hottest rapper of the year was from Canada.

Everyone knows New York City was the birthplace of hip-hop.  For years, the dominant s0und in the genre was from the city that never sleeps.  In the late 80's the West Coast, particularly LA, began to take over and it had a several year reign that corresponded with the fall... Read more

10 reasons why 2010 was the best year ever in hip-hop: #10 Don't call it a comeback…but this was the year for some of the best ever.

Now that the year is winding down and new music is slowing to a trickle, it's the perfect opportunity to take a look back at 2010 and what made it such a phenomenal year for hip-hop.  Stay tuned for 9 more reasons until the end of the year.  First up... Read more

Eminem and Lil Wanyne together performing on the same stage. This is a fitting coda to the best year ever in hip-hop.

Eminem and Lil Wayne performed on SNL last night. Welcome back, Weezy.  They did No Love, Won't Back Down and the first televised version of 6'7".  Could this be the next hip-hop stadium bill? .... Read more

What would Black Sabbath, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Eminem, Jane's Addiction, Cali Swag District and Aaliyah sound like if they did a song together? Kinda like this…

Oh, and The Brothers Johnson, Dorrough, N.W.A., David Banner, The Ramones, Missy, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, and The Doors also jumped on the track.  Confused?  Check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bMM7tGV9MI&feature=related This is one song from a mix called All Day from Girl Talk.  Click here to download the whole mix. ... Read more

Detox is definitely close to dropping. The second song in a week has leaked. This one ft Eminem and is called I Need a Doctor.

The mix on this one is pretty poor but you get a decent idea of what the finished product will sound like. Click here to download.  Speaking of mixes, Dr. Dre has always been a super-perfectionist.  The version of Kush that leaked a few days ago was not the final... Read more

T.I. and Eminem get it in on All She Wrote. T.I. is starting to come with it for his album. Check it out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFF_0ES4B-w Click here to download.  .... Read more

Interested in what's on Nicki Minaj's mind? Check out this interview. The visual is kinda crazy but the audio is pretty insightful.

Looks like somebody didn't come to the station all barbied up.  It's all good though.  She discusses Wayne, Eminem, Kanye, Drake and much more. http://www.vimeo.com/16802119.... Read more

In case you missed 8 Mile, check out Eminem's interview on 60 Minutes. You'll also learn about 5 words that rhyme with "orange.'

There's also a fairly intense moment when Anderson Cooper (who is openly gay) questions Em about his reputed homophobia. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCbtvBEPPs8  .... Read more

The new Eminem video is disturbing especially given Rihanna's role. Does it make its point or go too far?

Love the Way You Lie - Eminem ft. Rihanna, starring Dominic Monaghan and Megan Fox http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uelHwf8o7_U&feature=player_embedded.... Read more

Is 2010 the best Summer ever for hip-hop? These releases from Eminem, Drake, The Roots, Big Boi and Rick Ross are making a strong argument.

Can you come up with a better slate of Summer releases of rap albums than these: Recovery - Eminem Single:  Not Afraid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5-yKhDd64s Standout track (1 of many): 25 to Life Thank Me Later - Drake Single:  Drizzy hit several markets, dropping Find Your Love for the ladies and Over for... Read more