What Exactly Is Eminem Supposed to Do For Us?

There was supposedly once a moment when someone like Walter Cronkite could denounce something like the Vietnam War and spark instant consciousness amongst the majority…
Jeremy Gordon / October 11, 2017

Here Is What Eminem Said About His Fans

The BET Hip-Hop Awards' big moment was indisputably Eminem's a cappella evisceration of Donald Trump, with the most interesting part of that being when the rapper broke…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2017

Eminem’s “The Storm” Freestyle Whips Up Social Media: LeBron James, Colin Kaepernick & Others React

Eminem’s incendiary and uncompromising anti-Trump cypher is a massive social media hit. The Detroit rapper’s cypher, "The Storm," has been swirling on Facebook and trending…
Lars Brandle, Billboard / October 11, 2017

Eminem’s “The Storm” Freestyle at the BET Hip-Hop Awards Was a Fiery Anti-Trump Tirade

When he spluttered out his first punchline--"That's an awfully hot coffee pot Should I drop it on Donald Trump?/Prob'ly not/But that's all I got 'til…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 11, 2017

Eminem Is Producing a Movie About Battle Rap

Eminem is co-producing an upcoming satirical comedy film about battle rap and race relations. Alongside him as co-producers: Castlevania producer Adi Shankar and artist manager/Shady Records co-founder Paul Rosenberg.
Anna Gaca / August 2, 2017

It Sounds Like Eminem’s New Album Is Almost Done

Eminem hasn't released a solo album since 2013, but it looks like that's set to change. The Defiant Ones director Allen Hughes and trap house innovator 2 Chainz…
Brian Josephs / July 10, 2017

Hear Eminem and Kendrick Lamar Rap Prodigy Verses on Hot 97

Eminem and Kendrick Lamar paid tribute to the late and great Prodigy on Peter Rosenberg's Real Late show on NYC's Hot 97. The two rappers…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 27, 2017

Behind Blue Eyes: Spin’s 2002 Eminem Cover Story

Well, he's right--it does feel pretty empty without him. It's a few hours before the MTV Video Music Awards, and things are frantic inside Radio…
Alan Light / May 31, 2017

Eminem Releases The Eminem Show 15th “Anniversary Capsule” [UPDATE]

Eminem has announced the impending release of an "anniversary capsule" marking 15 years since his 2002 album The Eminem Show. It's out tonight. It's unclear what the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 30, 2017

Eminem’s Lawsuit Against New Zealand Political Party Over “Lose Yourself” Ends

Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in a case involving an Eminem song: "I’m not shy of loud music." It…
Associated Press / May 12, 2017

NFL, Musicians Team Up to Make Shirts for the Eagles/Diplo Fan in Your Life

The latest product out of the NFL's marketing machine is a limited-edition line of T-shirts made with the help of 30 musical artists. Thanks to a…
Brian Josephs / September 29, 2016

Michael Phelps Lip Synced Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and It Was Very Awkward

Increasingly inane non-competition show Lip Sync Battle managed to snag Michael Phelps for their "All-Stars" episode on Sunday night. Now, there are areas in which Phelps could reasonably…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2016

Watch Drake Bring Out Eminem to Do ‘Forever’ in Detroit

Following a Taylor Swift-worthy cavalcade of surprise guests on this tour (Kanye, Rihanna, J. Cole, Cam'ron, Fat Joe), Drake brought out the self-described "greatest rapper…
Dan Weiss / August 17, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Dave Holmes: The Seven Most Important Videos From My Tenure at ‘TRL’

Dave Holmes may not have technically won MTV's inaugural Wanna Be a VJ contest in 1998 (he was famously the runner-up to the spindly, spiky-haired Jesse Camp),…
SPIN Staff / June 28, 2016
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