He may be having the worst week ever, but his catalogue is nastier than the Swine Flu. More after the jump.
I planned on getting this off my chest before Kelis’ Dear John bomb on Thursday. Oddly enough, the week prior, I revisited Nas’ most chastised work, Nastradamus. And since its release nearly 10 years ago, I’ve heard folks [and bandwagonners alike] tout this as “one of the worst albums ever.” Pssh, hogwash. I often… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on May 4, 2009 at 8:08am —
Eminem will return to BET’s “106 & Park” for the first time in over two years,
We were first to report Slim Shady’s performance at the MTV Movie Awards on May 31 and string of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” appearances. Now we’ve confirmed that Em will grace the “106 & Park” stage on Friday, May 22, three days after the release of his sixth studio album Relapse.
Eminem last appeared with 50 Cent on BET’s hit program on… Continue
Back then they didn’t want him, now he’s hot they all on him. After being dismissed as a one-hit wonder, Soulja Boy Tell’em has a few words for the haters.
Following 2007’s monster hit “Crank That (Soulja Boy),” critics and peers wrote off the 18-year-old rapper-producer as a flash in the pan. But everything started changing once “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Turn My Swag On” became one… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on May 3, 2009 at 6:18am —
Beatrice Arthur has died! Lets say farewell to yet another 'GOLDEN GIRL'?
LOS ANGELES - Beatrice Arthur, the tall, deep-voiced actress whose razor-sharp delivery of comedy lines made her a TV star in the hit shows "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" and who won a Tony Award for the musical "Mame," died Saturday. She was 86.
Arthur died peacefully at her Los Angeles home with her family at her side, family spokesman Dan Watt… Continue
Yes, he raps. Yes, he’s white. But he’s not Eminem. Asher Roth is over the Em comparisons and wants people to accept him for who he is, damnit!
Plus, he tells us where hip-hop is headed (“If we don’t save this ship from sinking, no one’s going to”) and expresses his disdain for the term “rapper.” Watch to find out what he prefers to be… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on April 23, 2009 at 8:36am —
Even though the For the Love of Ray J season finale ended last night with Ray J picking Cocktail as his flavor of the minute, big sister Brandy has other ideas for Ray J. While chopping it up with Mami Chula of Atlanta’s 95.5 The Beat, Brandy broke down her idea of the perfect side piece for Ray J.
You know who I would love to see Ray J with and I know I am going to get killed for saying it cause I know her, but I would love to see Ray J… Continue
Eminem will make three appearances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” next month, Rap-Up.com has learned.
The notoriously press-shy rapper will return to the late-night show three times in May—once on May 15, a second time on his album release day, May 19, and again on May 22. In addition to the Kimmel appearances, he will perform “We Made You” live at the MTV Movie Awards on May 31.
Em has a history with the talk show host. Watch one of… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on April 22, 2009 at 6:06am —
Bey is finally putting her foot down when it comes to her dad meddling in her business:
Beyonce Knowles is finally telling her manager and father, Mathew Knowles, to back off. Mathew has been Beyonce’s manager for years and is known to be a “stage dad” who complains to the media every time his daughter doesn’t get what she wants. He has rightfully earned the name “Daddy Knowles” and has insisted that his daughter be given writing credits on… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on April 20, 2009 at 10:54am —
Snoop Dogg will cement his legendary status in the entertainment industry when his first wax figure is unveiled next week.
Madame Tussauds will reveal the rapper’s wax sculpture at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas on Monday. Snoop will be on hand for the ceremony, along with 50 members of his Pomona Steelers football team.
The star of E!’s “Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood” is one of only three rappers to be… Continue
Added by TheNew50Cent on April 17, 2009 at 6:26am —