Eddie Murphy

SPIN’s Music Pardons!

On the august occasion of our 36th Anniversary, we are issuing our first ever music pardons. No longer does Billy Ray Cyrus have…
SPIN Staff / March 26, 2021

Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall Return to Queens in Coming 2 America Trailer

The long-awaited sequel to 1988's Coming To America has been in the works for years, but Coming 2 America is finally on the way. Eddie Murphy…
Daniel Kohn / December 22, 2020

Eddie Murphy and Spike Lee in Conversation: Our 1990 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the October 1990 issue of SPIN. In the five years I've known Eddie Murphy, this interview was our…
Spike Lee / November 19, 2020

Miles Davis: Our 1985 Interview, Part 2

This is Part Two of "Miles Style," SPIN's two-part story on the life and legacy of Miles Davis. Part Two originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. (Check out Quincy Troupe's…
Quincy Troupe / September 28, 2019

Charlie Murphy’s Family Releases Statement Following His Death

The entertainment world has been mourning the loss of comedic giant, writer, and actor Charlie Murphy, who passed away in New York City yesterday after a battle…
J'na Jefferson, Vibe / April 13, 2017

Charlie Murphy Was Too Real to Be Overshadowed

Dave Chappelle's best jokes contended with how the truth is tangled up with absurdity, and one of the greatest voices he found within that knotted ball…
Brian Josephs / April 12, 2017