Another whirlwind year.Continue reading “My Very Best Writing of 2018”
“[Eminem] seems to revel in the ways that he can break and reshape the laws of the language.”
– Adam Bradley, Book of Rhymes
Eminem is one of the all-time greats, a surefire future hall of famer. He’s one of the most commercially successful musicians ever, the second highest-selling singles artist of all time with over 220 million records sold worldwide and nine consecutive number one albums (including his greatest hits collection). Six of his major label releases have won the Grammy for Best Rap Album (he has fifteen in total).Continue reading “Ranking Eminem’s Albums”
I have a confession to make: I didn’t love Enter the Wu-Tang [36 Chambers] the first time I heard it. Actually, I kinda sorta didn’t even like it. I know that’s like the Pope saying he didn’t dig the Bible the first time he read it, but it’s true.
He was the soul of G-Funk.
“Who had the last verse you was always waitin’ for?”
Every time you heard an Onyx song, you knew it was coming.
One of the best rappers in history is a white dude.
A few weeks ago, Marshall Mathers III, known to the world as Eminem, released an eight-minute track titled “Campaign Speech,” in which he takes aim at all sorts of individuals, most especially Donald Trump.
Technically speaking, Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg have never made an album together.
Documentaries – unfairly – have long been seen as a snob’s film of choice.