Review: Ice-T’s Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap

Art of rap

Many films have been made about hip hop culture, but none have really made an attempt to shine light on one of its most acclaimed and worldly impacting elements: rapping. Eminem’s 8 Mile is the only film mainstream audiences have that somewhat captures the nature of the lyrical art form. This coming June, veteran rapper [...]

Tupac’s Hologram Going on Tour?


Tupac’s hologram performance was a massive hit with Coachella fans, so much so that Dr. Dre is contemplating taking the hologram on the road. According to Wall Street Journal, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are seriously considering making virtual Tupac part of a joint tour between rappers. The tour might feature other stars such as [...]

Video: Eminem Joins 50 Cent On Stage During SXSW


There were rumors that Eminem rapper might make an appearance at the Shady 2.0 Showcase at Austin Music Hall, but fans went crazy when the rapper joined former protégé 50 Cent during a performance of ‘Patiently Waiting’ Friday night (March 16). Watch below. Em returned during the encore and performed a few tracks including ‘Til I [...]

Slaughterhouse Reveal New Album Title And Tour Dates


Eminem will continue to “unleash these beastly hordes on your CD stores” with one of his high profile acquisitions, hip hop super-group Slaughterhouse and their sophomore album Welcome To: Our House on May 15, 2012. Serving as executive producer is none other than Eminem himself. The diverse 4 emcee group consisting of New Jersey’s Joe [...]

Staff Picks: 1/8 – 1/14

David Gray

Carlos Reyes Contributor Artist: Gotye Album: Making Mirrors Comments: Last week I was browsing for new music specifically for this column. I wasn’t paying much attention to what I was listening to, but then I heard this amazing song titled “Somebody I Used to Know”. You know how people always say “this song was written [...]

Year In Review: Hip Hop in 2011


Widely regarded as an unforgiving, volatile, and sometimes bleak genre, Hip Hop experienced one of it’s brightest years in 2011. Fundamentals were kept intact while many innovations in the scene pushed the boundaries and increased potential for this culture made out of cultures. While Adele, Lady Gaga and other popular artists topped the charts, hip [...]

Dido Names Son After Eminem Song


Singer-songwriter Dido has revealed the name of her newborn son – whom she had way back in July – as Stanley. Writing on her Facebook wall on Christmas Eve, she said: “I wanted to wish you all a very happy christmas. I’m ridiculously excited about stanley’s first christmas this year! :) Hope you all have [...]

Listen and Download: Young Jeezy – Talk To Me (ft. Eminem & Freddie Gibbs)


The Snowman & Slim Shady collaboration is one I would never expect to see. For once I think it was great that Eminem only handled the chorus, it fits him perfectly, while Jeezy and Gibbs flow amazingly over the drummer boy production. The track has a slower tempo, that assist the lyrics as both artist really spit [...]