Posts Tagged ‘eminem’

See the Original Locations of These Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

Google Street View is both awesome and weirdly invasive. You can see detailed images of specific locations, immortalizing those places you search for. In a sense, some album covers, like The Beatles’ Abbey Road, have been... Read more »

What People Were Saying About Eminem 15 Years Ago

15 years ago, the world was introduced to a new villain—or hero, depending on who you ask. It was February 23, 1999, and it was the day Eminem released The Slim Shady LP. From the beginning,... Read more »

Watch Eminem Perform at The Beats Music Launch Party

On January 24, Dr. Dre’s Beats Music held a launch party for their new streaming service. Dr. Dre called in a few of his friends to perform at the party, including Eminem, Nas, Diddy, Method Man,... Read more »

Creating a Monster: How Bebe Rexha’s Song Became Eminem’s Chart-Topping Hit

This past week, Eminem’s Rihanna-featuring single “The Monster” sold a massive 433,000 copies digitally, its best sales week yet, pushing its total to an impressive 2,224,000 in nine weeks. “The Monster” has been perched atop the... Read more »

Reacting to 2013 in Music With GIFs

2013 was an important year for music, but it was an even more important year for GIFs. We finally learned the proper way to pronounce “GIF” (apparently it’s “jiff”), but nobody cared about that and we... Read more »

Video: Eminem ft. Rihanna – “The Monster”

Eminem released his The Marshall Mathers LP II last month and today we get the visuals to one of the album’s biggest tracks, “The Monster.” Starring collaborator Rihanna as Eminem’s therapist, the video takes us through... Read more »

Rick Rubin on Eminem: “He was always someone I admired”

Despite the fact that he’s been in the industry for a couple of decades now, Rick Rubin seems to be ubiquitous now, ever since appearing on Jay Z’s couch. During a recent interview with Paul Rosenberg... Read more »

This Is What Happened When Someone Trolled Reddit with a Fake Eminem Demo

Everyone’s a sound editing expert nowadays so, as a result, sometimes the Internet can be a dangerous space for avid music fans looking for rare records online. That especially includes Reddit stans. Last night, someone posting... Read more »

Video: Eminem – “Rap God”

The visuals for Eminem’s second single, “Rap God,” see the rapper continuing with his pop culture-referencing ways as he channels ’80s sci-fi character, Max Headroom. Donning sunglasses, Slim Shady mouths the intro to the six-minute lyrical... Read more »

Watch Eminem Perform “Stan” on BBC Radio 1

Throwback business courtesy of Eminem, who performed one of his most recognizable songs, Marshall Mathers LP cut ”Stan,” live for BBC Radio 1. During their recent interview Zane Lowe mentions that Eminem has a band next door and is going... Read more »

Watch Eminem Talk “MMLP 2,” Lyricism, and Rick Rubin with Zane Lowe

One of the most talked about moments in music this year involved an interview between BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe and Kanye West. For the first part of the interview Eminem, who is currently celebrating the release... Read more »

Watch Eminem Perform “Berzerk” and “Rap God” at the 2013 MTV EMAs

The 2013 MTV European Music Awards took place earlier today in Amsterdam, with Eminem winning both a Global Icon Award and the Best Hip-Hop category, before coming on stage to perform ”Berzerk” and “Rap God.” Other performances... Read more »

Eminem ft. Buckshot – “Don’t Front”

If you aren’t feeling Eminem‘s new album, “Don’t Front” might be what you need. Over the gritty production of Black Moon’s “I Got Cha Opin,” Eminem puts his rap skills on full display, cutting the impersonations,... Read more »

25 Rare Pictures of a Young Eminem

With Complex dropping its ’90s-themed Eminem cover story yesterday and the rapper releasing his throwback, rap-for-the-sake-of-rap album the Marshall Mathers LP 2 today, we’re feeling a bit nostalgic. So we collected some rare photos of the ‘rap God’ from back in his... Read more »

Eminem Explains Why He’s Still Using the Word “F*ggot”

Since the days of Eminem’s battle rap beginnings, hip-hop has come a long way. Openness in rap music is spreading and homophobia is less commonplace, but Eminem is still causing controversy and pushing people’s buttons. In... Read more »