(Video) Royce the 5’9 Goes In Depth On His Alcoholism, Friendship With Eminem, New Album + More On Ebro In The Morning

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Fresh off of the release of his new album Layers, Detroit’s own Royce Da 5’9″ stopped by Hot 97 to chop it up with Ebro In The Morning. Chatting with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, Royce went in depth about his battle with alcoholism, his friendship with Eminem, the new album and much more. Check out the interview below!


Eminem Discovered To Be Descendant Of A 9th Century King

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Kings never die. You know I was gonna say it. Aside from being a rap king, Eminem has been discovered to the descendant of an actual king who was known to fight off Vikings and Saxons. Hit the jump for this cool fact (hip-hop nerd).


LL Cool J Discusses Upcoming Eminem Collaboration

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LL Cool J breaks it down in an interview with Billboard on the long-awaited collaboration with Eminem. He goes into depth on the two’s love for each other’s art and where the collab will appear. Hit the jump.


Royce Da 5’9″ Talks Meeting Eminem For The First Time

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You first heard of Royce Da 5’9″ back in 1999 on a collaboration with Eminem called “Bad Meets Evil”. Now you’ll hear of the first time Eminem and Royce collided – to a pretty comical introduction. Hit the jump.


(Video) Eminem Performs “Fack” For The First Time; Crowd Goes Insane

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One of Eminem’s greatest hits, or one of the worst songs of all time depending who you are – has never been performed live before. Until now, when Slim Shady took the stage at Lollapalooza Brazil and closed out his set for the first time ever with “Fack”. Hit the jump.


(Photo) Eminem Announces “The Slim Shady LP” Will Be Re-Released On Cassette

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Eminem recently revealed plans to re-release his 1999 album, ‘The Slim Shady LP’, on cassette. The Detroit rapper only gave few details in his announcement via Twitter, where he shared the link to where fans can find out more information. He wrote, “#SSLP Cassette re-issue coming soon http://shady.sr/SSLP”. Accompanying the tweet, was a GIF of the cassette tape, which featured a holographic cover. According to details from the site, exclusive ‘Slim Shady’ merch will be released at the same time. Walkmans are clearly a thing of the past, but will you be copping Eminem’s ‘The Slim Shady LP’ on cassette? Click the gallery for more.


(Video) Ed Sheeran Raps To Eminem’s “Criminal”

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Okay Ed Sheeran! During a recent interview, Sheeran shows off his not so pretty rap skills as he spits a few acapella lines to Eminem’s “Criminal.” Sheeran is no rapper but the effort was definitely there, I guess we can give him an A for that.


#MusicStillMatters New Music: Eminem & Proof – ’99 Tim Westwood Freestyle (Unreleased)

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Tim Westwood digs into his freestyle crate and pulls out a gem. Today he drops an unreleased freestyle with Eminem and Proof. The freestyle took place in 1999, just before Em had dropped his “Slim Shady LP”. Listen to the 13 minute lyrical assault after the jump.


Diddy, Eminem & Wiz Khalifa Donate One Million Bottles Of Water To The Flint Water Crisis

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Celebrities have been doing their part to donate to the ever growing water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Meek Mill pledged $50,000 in addition to donating 60,000 bottles of water, while Detroit native Big Sean started the #HealFlintKids fundraiser. The latest to donate to the Flint Water Crisis are Diddy along with Eminem, Wiz Khalifa revealed via Twitter they are sending one million bottles of their water AQUAhydrate, to Flint. This huge donation should make a great impact in providing clean drinking water to the 90,000 citizens of Flint. AQUAhydrateannounced that the water should arrive to the city this week, confirmed tthat its committed to help until this problem is resolved. Click the gallery for more.


Eminem Illuminates “Kings Never Die” Inspiration

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After giving up the lead role in the movie Southpaw, Eminem went on to produce the film’s soundtrack. One of the cuts off the film’s score is one of the lead singles titled “Kings Never Die”. In a new interview with Genius, the rap god illuminates his inspiration behind the song and it’s bars referenced throughout. Hit the jump for some interesting and scary facts given by none other than Eminem.


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