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Cancel Eminem? Rapper Responds With 'Tone Deaf'

Lyric video appears to address recent controversy

(Newser) - A recent campaign on TikTok aimed to cancel Eminem, with Gen Z users of the social media service pointing out problematic lyrics like those of "Love the Way You Lie," which, they argue per NBC News , glorifies domestic violence. But Eminem will not be canceled. The rapper responded...

Rapper's Surprise Release Includes an Apology

He says sorry to singer Rihanna

(Newser) - Eminem's surprise album, which was released Thursday night, includes a apology. In a track titled "Zeus," the Detroit rapper seeks to atone for a line from a decade-old song in which he endorsed singer Chris Brown's 2009 assault on his then-girlfriend, singer Rihanna. That song—which...

Taylor Swift Isn't the Only One Full of 2020 Surprises

Eminem drops 2nd album of year, a companion to January's 'Music to Be Murdered By'

(Newser) - It's been a year of curveballs from Marshall Bruce Mathers III. The 48-year-old (aka rap star Eminem) has spent 2020 pulling off unexpected performances at the Academy Awards , granting rare interviews , popping up on SNL , and now, coming out with yet another surprise album at midnight, Taylor Swift-style . The...

Reports: Eminem Confronts Intruder in His Living Room

Matthew Hughes is arrested in Michigan

(Newser) - Eminem is stuck at home like the rest of us, but police say he had one very unwelcome visitor. A 27-year-old man allegedly broke into the celeb's home in the middle of the night, only to be confronted by Eminem himself in the living room, reports TMZ and the...

In Rare Chat, Eminem Opens Up About Daughter
In Rare Chat,
Eminem Opens
Up About
Daughter
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In Rare Chat, Eminem Opens Up About Daughter

Rapper tells 'People' he's proud of 24-year-old Hailie

(Newser) - If you've ever listened to the Marshall Mathers discography, it soon becomes apparent that he's obsessed with someone named "Hailie." That someone is his daughter, and the rapper more commonly known as Eminem just opened up about her in a rare interview. "It definitely is...

Here's Why Eminem Performed at the Oscars
Here's Why Eminem
Performed at the Oscars
academy awards

Here's Why Eminem Performed at the Oscars

'Lose Yourself' won in 2003, but he didn't even attend the ceremony

(Newser) - If you were wondering what in the world Eminem was doing on stage at the 2020 Academy Awards, performing a song that won an Oscar back in 2003, you weren't alone. But as Variety explains, when "Lose Yourself" from 2002's 8 Mile was nominated, he reportedly refused...

Eminem Drops Surprise Album
Eminem Drops 
Surprise Album

Eminem Drops Surprise Album

'Music to Be Murdered By' was announced at midnight

(Newser) - Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing Music to Be Murdered By on Friday. The follow-up to 2018's Kamikaze—also released without warning—was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper also released a new music video for one of the 20 tracks on the...

These Are the Most-Streamed Songs of the Decade

Ed Sheeran, Drake come out on top

(Newser) - As we approach the end of the 2010s, Spotify is out with the most-streamed songs and artists of the decade, per the BBC . The top five songs streamed around the world:
  1. Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"
  2. Drake, Kyla, Wizkid, "One Dance"
  3. Post Malone, "rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)"
...

TMZ Sparked Investigation of Eminem on Trump Lyrics

BuzzFeed files for documents on Secret Service interview

(Newser) - An email from a "concerned citizen" who worked at TMZ brought some Eminem lyrics to the attention of the Secret Service on the day the track, "Framed," was released. "I want to know if your agency is investigating Eminem for his threatening lyrics about First daughter...

Bonnaroo Freaks Over Eminem's 'Gunshot Sound Effect'

Rapper slammed for 'irresponsible' song ending

(Newser) - Gunshot sound effects at an outdoor music festival, when memories of last year's Las Vegas concert massacre are still fresh, goes way beyond poor taste, critics told Eminem after his Saturday night set caused panic at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee. Witnesses say some fans screamed, ducked, or dropped...

Bonnaroo Festival: Man Found Dead

This is the 13th death in the festival's 17-year history

(Newser) - A person has died while attending the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee, reports the AP . Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves confirmed a body was found Friday morning at a festival campground. The sheriff's office has identified the man as 32-year-old Michael Donivan Craddock, of Mount Juliet, Tenn....

Kiwi Party Learns Copying Eminem Song Was Wrong Move

New Zealand's National Party to cough up $415K, plus interest, for ripping off 'Lose Yourself' in ads

(Newser) - A New Zealand judge said Eminem's lyrics "You own it, you better never let it go" turned out to be prophetic after ruling that a political party breached copyright by using a song similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" in its campaign ads. High Court Judge Helen...

Eminem Unloads on Trump During Awards Show Rap

He raises a fist for Colin Kaepernick, who notices

(Newser) - Tell us how you really feel, Marshall. Eminem delivered a scathing freestyle rap against President Trump that aired during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards, reports Time . You can watch the video here , but it comes with the obvious warning on language. In fact, the video was both profane...

Slim Shady's Fans May Soon Be Able to Fatten Their Wallets

Company plans on offering unique investment opportunity

(Newser) - Between 1999 and 2013, Eminem released some of his most famous work, including 1999's The Slim Shady LP, 2000's The Marshall Mathers LP, and 2002's The Eminem Show. Now a new company has formed to nab the royalties income stream from his songs from that period, and...

Week's Oddest Suit: Eminem vs. New Zealand's Ruling Party

'Lose Yourself' copyright is at the heart of it all

(Newser) - They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday. The Detroit-based music publishers for...

Eminem: 'You Should Be Afraid' of Trump

The rapper released a new 8-minute track calling out the candidate

(Newser) - With less than three weeks to the election, Eminem decided it was time to weigh in. Rolling Stone reports the rapper released a nearly 8-minute track Wednesday in which he says of Donald Trump: "You should be afraid of this dang candidate." He goes on in "Campaign...

11 Stars Who Are Estranged From Their Folks

Brie Larson says she used the experience for 'Room'

(Newser) - Fame doesn't necessarily guarantee ideal familial relations. Ranker rounds up celebrities who are estranged from their parents. A sampling:
  1. Brie Larson: The Room star says her own childhood inspired her performance. Her parents divorced when she was 10, and she ceased contact with her dad when she was 16.
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How Slim Shady Got Slim Again
 How Slim Shady Got Slim Again 

How Slim Shady Got Slim Again

The rapper takes to exercise like he did drugs

(Newser) - In 2007, when Eminem overdosed on prescription pills, he wound up in rehab and clocked in at 230 pounds. (He's 5-foot-8.) "I'm not sure how I got so big, but I have ideas," the 42-year-old Detroit native tells Men's Journal in an exclusive interview...

Spotify's Most-Streamed Song Ever Is...

Avicii's 'Wake Me Up,' with 235M listens

(Newser) - If Spotify listens are a barometer for musical quality, then the best song of all time is, apparently, "Wake Me Up," by electronic dance music producer and DJ Avicii. The song has been streamed some 235 million times, the Huffington Post reports, making it the music service's...

Eminem, Ex-Wife May Get Back Together: Her Mom

They see each other 'all the time,' says rapper's former mother-in-law

(Newser) - Eminem and ex-wife Kim Mathers don't exactly have what one might call a healthy relationship, but they certainly have an interesting one (who can forget this definitely NSFW gem he wrote for her?). The latest development: They see each other "all the time" and are getting along "...

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