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Eminem at 42

“im bored of the old men threatening young women as entertainment trend and much more interested in the young women getting $ trend. zzzz”
posted by josher71 on Nov 26, 2014 - 57 comments

Twenty Styles

Ten Second Songs covers pop songs in twenty different styles: Linkin Park - In The End, Ariana Grande - Problem, Jason Derulo - Talk Dirty To Me [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 14, 2014 - 9 comments

hmmmm?

From Journey to Beyoncé: The 150 Greatest Schlock Songs Ever [more inside]
posted by philip-random on Jun 4, 2014 - 121 comments

Either Way, You Might Get Famous!

Ever wonder if you could take down a famous rapper in a fight? Grantland offers a thoughtful analysis. "You’d likely win this fight if it managed to come off, but I’d sidestep it because let’s say you trip over Puff’s teeny-tiny teeth and fall and hit your head on the concrete and knock yourself out or whatever, he is absolutely going to celebrate by doing that Diddy Bop dance he’s done for the last 60 years. You can’t risk that. There’s no recovering from that. There’s no recovering from being the guy in the WSHH knockout Puff Daddy Diddy Bop dance video."
posted by scaryblackdeath on May 25, 2014 - 27 comments

King of the Ludicrous Lucrative

An Oral History of 8 Mile's Rap Battles
posted by Sebmojo on Apr 16, 2014 - 27 comments

Mom's Spaghetti

This Christmas, please remember the real reason for the season: a three-minute long Smash Mouth / Eminem mashup. Mom's Spaghetti, everybody.
posted by Greg Nog on Dec 25, 2013 - 16 comments

Workalcoholics

"We pressed up Infinite. We might have pressed up maybe five hundred, a thousand records tops. We couldn’t give them away. Nobody was feeling it. We don't know why. Then Marshall, I think he was sitting on the toilet making a poop, and he came up with the alter ego. He came into the studio, talking about this alter ego that he has now."
An interview with Jeff Bass
, who, along with his brother Mark, produced and co-wrote Eminem's first two albums (plus Lose Yourself from the 8 Mile soundtrack).
[more inside]
posted by mannequito on Nov 6, 2013 - 25 comments

Detroit

"A man walked past our bench holding a single cucumber." A letter from Detroit by Mark Benelli walks you through today's Detroit. [more inside]
posted by HuronBob on Aug 15, 2013 - 41 comments

It's Better Up There

District 9 director Neil Blomkamp talks to WIRED about Elysium, District 10, Halo, his desire to buy a skyscraper and almost casting Eminem or Ninja from Die Antwood in Elysium's Matt Damon role.
posted by Artw on Jul 18, 2013 - 50 comments

Arms are heavy, mom's spagetti

A fascinating breakdown of Eminem's rhymes. Is Eminem one of the most impressive lyricists ever? (SLYT)
posted by greenhornet on Feb 1, 2013 - 118 comments

The dog is on the roof

Will the Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up? (SLYT, but incredible)
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Mar 20, 2012 - 133 comments

A Booth, a Mic, and a Tower

It’s increasingly rare for musicians to come into a radio station for anything more than a concert or album promo, but you can still find live performances from the booth if you know where to tune in: WNRN, an independent radio station in Virginia, has regular live acoustic performances of touring musicians, and records them in HD: The Punch Brothers covering Reptilia and Rye Whiskey; Locust in the Willow and Sometimes in This Country from Crooked Still. (much more)

Stevie Wonder and Eric Benet improvising on “You and I” at Stevie’s own radio station, KJLH.

Eminem freestyling on BBC Radio 1. BBC Live Lounge.

Howard Stern has supported live acoustic acts for a long time: Elton John, “Why Isn’t Howard Stern On TV?”; Dave Grohl, Everlong, My Hero; Counting Crows. A few public radio stations have dedicated performance spaces used for live shows : WNYC’s Greene Space and the BBC’s Maida Vale. [more inside]
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul on Feb 27, 2011 - 37 comments

Or: Merry, the abuser.

Eminem's new video, featuring Rihanna, makes domestic violence sexy as only a (literally) smoldering Megan Fox can. [more inside]
posted by ChuraChura on Aug 10, 2010 - 200 comments

California Schemin'

Your dreams of rapping superstardom are stymied by your Scottish sound, so what do you do? Simple: reinvent yourself as a West Coast wild boy, with American accent and history to match. Keeping it real might be murder, but even when it all falls apart, at least you got to tour with Eminem and D12 – and you can salvage something by writing a book about it all.
posted by Len on Apr 18, 2010 - 67 comments

m(n,m)

Eminem's "Lose Yourself" re-envisioned as a high school math course. The math and film departments of Madison East High School collaborate on a video, starring math teacher Philip Galarowicz. Not to be confused with The Rappin' Mathematician (hear "The Number Line Dance" here), or these high school math rappers, or the rap battle of TI-83 and Fitty Slope. The quadratic formula, rapped. The quadratic formula, rapped again. The quadratic formula, rapped, strangely compellingly, by a teacher in a tie.
posted by escabeche on Dec 5, 2009 - 28 comments

The Real Slim Worf

Klenginem does Eminem songs in Klingon. SuvwI'pu' qan tu'lu'be. Also heavy metal.
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Oct 23, 2009 - 21 comments

You got your Doctor Who and Benny Hill in my Eminem!

Perhaps the finest Doctor Who/Benny Hill/Eminem mashup ever produced. (Collegehumor.com, possible NSFW sidebar ads)
posted by EarBucket on Jan 26, 2009 - 42 comments

Myra, It's Getting Too Damn Hot In Here!

The Funky Fresh Senior Choir, also known as the FBC Senior Adult Choir. (via Neatorama) [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 15, 2008 - 10 comments

Eminem comes to Ireland.

West of Ireland parody of Stan by Eminem. Strong language and 3 mbs mp3.
posted by kenaman on Feb 14, 2005 - 18 comments

Preach it, mister mathers

Eminem is Right If yesterday’s rock was the music of abandon, today’s is that of abandonment
posted by konolia on Dec 11, 2004 - 96 comments

March.

Mosh.
posted by dhartung on Oct 26, 2004 - 83 comments

Not the real Slim Shady

The Real Hussein Warning: Shockwave
posted by konolia on Jul 27, 2003 - 4 comments

Eminem's brand-namedropping

Eminem's brand-namedropping
posted by oissubke on Mar 1, 2003 - 24 comments

Eminem

Did the election of Bush create an environment that would allow a violent misogynist like Eminem to become famous? Or, does Eminem's popularity reflect how easily we are blinded by nice wrapping? This article looks into what this kind of popularity could indicate to us about our present social conditions.
posted by Raichle on Nov 13, 2002 - 75 comments

Growing up in the MTV generation.

Growing up in the MTV generation. Reading the earlier Eminem link just reminded me how much MTV has been part of my socialization as a child of the 80's. MTV is a business that has effected not only how i look at the world, but also how i view myself. I'm just curious if there's anyone else out there who have felt so strongly shaped by (through reaction to or following of) MTV.
posted by NGnerd on Aug 22, 2002 - 53 comments

Eminem to save America.

Eminem to save America. Suspend your disbelief (like I did) and read what Al Giordano has to say about Slim Shady and his new White America video. (more inside)
posted by crasspastor on Aug 22, 2002 - 107 comments

Sharing Eminem tracks on P2P?

Sharing Eminem tracks on P2P? The "artist" (and I use the term loosely here) describes, in his usual trailer-park eloquence, what he would like to do to you. The real ones in need of a beating are those who made this tard a celebrity IMHO, but then we must take pity on those who know not what they do...
posted by clevershark on Jul 9, 2002 - 88 comments

Proof that someone, somewhere will make an action figure out of anything: Porn star action figures (complete with dancer pole!), eminem action figures (complete with chainsaw?), and Jeffrey Dahmer. eek.
posted by mathowie on Jun 16, 2002 - 22 comments

The Eminem Show reached #2

The Eminem Show reached #2 on the Gracenote charts last week, even though the album was not officially released until Sunday. Gracenote doesn't give exact figures on traffic, but it said the No. 2 slot in its charts represented a total figure of listeners in the "mid-tens of thousands" over the course of the week.
posted by ry on May 28, 2002 - 15 comments

Slim Shady sees the light!

Slim Shady sees the light! "Eminem has given up alcohol and purple pills...He is 'trading in his hardcore hip-hop MO and going the gospel rap route.'" Furthermore, he's opening a church. Is this all a marketing scam? Something seems shady.
posted by Werd7 on Mar 4, 2002 - 27 comments

If only all radio DJ's were as diligent as this one. One radio DJ pushed over the edge of commercial B.S. overkill. Hundreds more to go.
posted by Qambient on Apr 17, 2001 - 27 comments

"...I find the language of George W much more offensive,"

"...I find the language of George W much more offensive," (did I miss a memo about W releasing an album?) Anyway, let's see... 'I was a made man at fifteen years Cuz momma didn't raise no faggotty queer' or 'Even stupid people in Britain are smarter than Americans'.
posted by tiaka on Feb 21, 2001 - 17 comments

and the world gets just a little more confusing...

and the world gets just a little more confusing... Wait 'till you read who Elton John, who last year was honored by GLAAD with an award for his efforts in fighting homophobia, has decided to perform a duet with at the Grammys!
posted by BGM on Feb 10, 2001 - 16 comments

Forget Marylin Manson, it's all the Dixie Chicks' fault.

Forget Marylin Manson, it's all the Dixie Chicks' fault. Yay, they've finally found a new punching bag skapegoat!
posted by afx114 on Jan 19, 2001 - 13 comments

Bill O'Reilly raps

Bill O'Reilly raps eminem style. This has got to be the best thing I've seen today, or maybe even this week. heh.
posted by tiaka on Jan 12, 2001 - 10 comments

Eminem dead.

Eminem dead. Or not, as they case may be...
posted by Cobbler on Dec 18, 2000 - 13 comments

Eminem's mom just wants a relationship with her son...

Eminem's mom just wants a relationship with her son... you know, so that she can sell more CD's. "An Open Letter To My Son" retails for about $6.95. Maybe she, and Nancy Aniston can start a little club - "Riding On The Coattails Of My Child's Fame."
posted by kristin on Dec 14, 2000 - 25 comments

Canada Denies Eminem Entrance.

Canada Denies Eminem Entrance. I'm sorry if it's already been posted, i've been out of the loop.
posted by dominic on Oct 26, 2000 - 17 comments

Out of more (kinda) sad news, a possible ray of hope.

Maybe love can build a bridge between these two now...
posted by chicobangs on Aug 18, 2000 - 1 comment

Da Hip Hop Witch

Da Hip Hop Witch Eminem and Vanilla Ice in a Blair Witch Project parody... what more do you need to know?

err... other than "Why?"
posted by CrazyUncleJoe on Aug 11, 2000 - 4 comments

Police State 2000.

Police State 2000. "What makes you think you can edit content?" the federal judge asked city officials. "Isn't that classic censorship and prior restraint?"
posted by owillis on Jul 10, 2000 - 24 comments

With all the big companies slapping down anybody who comes close to infringing on their big beautiful trademarks, how come these guys have never gone after this guy? It's not like he hasn't done plenty to denigrate the spirit of those who melt in your mouth but not in your hand?
(And shouldn't Mars Candy be more protective of their mascots?)
posted by wendell on Jun 5, 2000 - 3 comments

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