Posts Tagged ‘eminem’

Eminem and Royce Da 5’9 Launch Promising New Initiative for Social Change

by Jackson Red
Eminem updated his website to officially announce the new role of Royce Da 5’9 at the Marshall Mathers Foundation. The Detroit rapper, a friend, and frequent collaborator of M’s will be joining the foundation as Director of Community Engagement and Social Justice Initiatives.  On Sunday, the pair made a joint statement about the partnership: “It’s […]

Removing the Term ‘Urban’

by Eric Hendrix
The last couple of weeks have been interesting, to say the least. The murder of an African American named George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers has led to many protests and riots. Even though the world was already dealing with a unique situation due to Covid-19, a lot of people gave up “social-distancing” and put […]

The New Wu-Tang

by Eric Hendrix
There is no doubt that the Wu-Tang Clan changed Hip-Hop/Rap forever. The New York-based group set the standard for rap groups in the business as they attempted to take on a different approach to control their careers by each individually choosing a label to sign to, while still splitting profits as a group. The group […]

What Makes Good Rap Music?

by Daniel Friedland
Over the past couple of year, there have been many critics of mumble rap, citing artists like Logic and Eminem as a holy grails in an industry where rappers like Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage are bigger parts of the stream. With the new Logic and Eminem collab, however, we are given a chance […]