What Do You Expect from Eminem on His Next Album?

Most Eminem fans thirst for new material like crack, because Em’s songs are so addictive. It’s crack music. Em has been notoriously selective throughout his career, making sure to make each album a truly new chapter, making much less guest appearances than most (until recently) and intentionally making people wait for and anticipate his next […]

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The Evolution of Eminem – The Eminem Show

After he shook up the world with his ground-breaking masterpiece, The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem evolved as an artist, grew and matured as a person (and a man), and gave us The Eminem Show. This was the album and period in his career that solidified some vital changes. Firstly, it elevated him from a rapper […]

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The History of Eminem and Sway

In celebration of the legendary Sway Calloway (yes, I know I’ve used that phrase multiple times, maybe it’ll stick!) joining Shade 45, let’s break down the brief though significant history of Eminem and Sway. We all know Slim’s bio of course, but for those of you who aren’t fully familiar with Sway or who don’t […]

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Eminem Nominated for 16 Billboard Music Awards

The Great Eminem is up for yet more awards. He’s been nominated for no less than 16 Billboard Music Awards. Which is just behind Rihanna with 18 and just in front of Lady Gaga, with 12. Rihanna, Eminem and Lady GaGa are three names inseparable from music right now. And like it or not, Em […]

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Eminem to Appear in ‘The Art of Rap’ by Ice-T?

Legendary rapper Ice-T is set to release a documentary (which he also directed) called The Art of Rap, which as the title suggests – will analyze and discuss the artistic elements of rap music, and rapping as a technique and form of artistic expression. Ice-T’s wife Coco Austin, who you see with Em on the […]

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Eminem Surpasses Michael Jackson and Lady GaGa on Facebook

It was a short while ago that news broke of Eminem breaking yet another record, this time concerning Facebook fans or ‘likes’ – amassing over 31 million (staggering) thumbs-up so far, Shady has become the king of Facebook, Mr. Numero Uno. Dead or alive. He currently has 31,187,377 likes, to be exact. Not to say […]

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The Evolution of Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP

Having analyzed Eminem’s debut, The Slim Shady LP and all that the era entailed – we come now to what is maybe the most defining and important of all his albums / moments in his career: The Marshall Mathers LP. If we look at The Slim Shady LP as the provocation, The Marshall Mathers LP […]

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The Evolution of Eminem – The Slim Shady LP

So we last left off from The Slim Shady EP. Now, if we consider that the birth of Slim Shady, I think we’d have to consider The Slim Shady LP, the adventures of. It was with The Slim Shady LP, the year 1999 that Eminem uncomfortably barged his way into the public consciousness and permanently branded his brand […]

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Idea for an Eminem Song #1, Imagine…

As a longtime Eminem fan, I do occasionally get annoyed with his limited subject-matter. Not line for line; line for line he sporadically jumps from almost every thought and topic imaginable, but in terms of solid song commitments, since The Eminem Show he’s been almost unbearably self-obsessed. And, as much as I love Recovery, I’m […]

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The Evolution of Eminem – The Slim Shady EP

After the failure of Infinite, on a critical and commercial level, Em was at his lowest… With the birth of his daughter, Hailie – Em had a baby mouth to feed. So, along with trying to provide for himself; his girlfriend (Kim), stay mentally stable and resilient, and make an integral, original mark in hip-hop… he […]

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