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Eminem Becomes LL Cool J’s Stan In A Conversation Between Two GOATs (Audio)

Eminem tends to offer impassioned anecdotes when crediting his multiple Rap music influences. For the first episode of LL Cool J's new show, The Influence Of Hip-Hop on Sirius XM's Rock The Bells Radio channel, Eminem tells LL that he is one of the main reasons that he began rapping as a child. "I... Read more

Eminem Details The Making Of His Raging Freestyle Storm Against Donald Trump

One of the most memorable televised Rap performances of the last 20 years came courtesy of Eminem and Elton John. Although Dido famously sang on "Stan" (it was her would-be hit "Thank You" that producer 45 King sampled), the diamond-certified John stepped in during 2001's Grammy Awards. Besides the great... Read more

Dear Slim, You Can Officially Find The Word “Stan” In The Oxford Dictionary.

stan - noun, informal An overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity. ‘he has millions of stans who are obsessed with him and call him a Rap god’ verb, informal Be an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity. ‘y'all know I stan for Katy Perry, so I was excited to... Read more

At 15 Years Old, Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP Still May Reign Supreme

The problem with an incredible work is often following it up. In Hip-Hop, for every Doggystyle, there's a Doggfather, for every Black Album, there's a Kingdom Come, and for every Stankonia, there's well,...wonder. Although he had been plugging away in Hip-Hop starting in the mid-1990s, Eminem skyrocketed to fame in... Read more

Eminem Still Breathes Different Life Into Stan 13 Years Later (Video)

Eminem's had four #1 singles. 2000's "Stan" is not one of them. However, in a career that's paved in humorous pop culture mockery as well as inspirational records, "Stan" always showed another, even deeper side of Em. The concept record co-produced by Flavor Unit co-founder 45 King introduced American audiences... Read more