11 Biggest Snubs in Rap-Grammy History

If you haven’t heard yet, everyone from hip-hop fans to Macklemore himself believes that Kendrick Lamar got snubbed at the 2014 Grammy’s. That might be true—however, rap has a long, unfortunate history of getting shafted by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the voting committee for the Grammy’s). There have definitely been some […]

Eminem Premieres Rap God Music Video

This has definitely been an interesting week for music videos in hip-hop. First Kanye West, then James Franco, and now— Eminem. This is definitely one of the best music videos I’ve seen in a while, especially for hip-hop. Usually, contemporary rap videos like to rely on this basic formula: beautiful, scantily clad women+stacks of money+bottles […]

Eminem Soars, Timerblake Crushes, and Britney…Wanes?

The numbers are in. Eminem’s new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, claimed the top spot in its first week of sales, scoring 792,000 copies—an extraordinary amount in a post-Limewire/Napter world. This also marks Eminem’s highest selling album since his 2004 monstrosity Encore, trumping the sales of his last two works (2009’s Relapse sold 608,000 and […]

Marshall Mathers LP 2 Review

  When you name your eighth album after your greatest body of work, you better make damn sure that you’re putting out something good. People will automatically expect it to meet a certain standard—and for me, Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2 has exceeded all expectations. Now if you’re waiting for a regurgitation of MMLP, you […]