Eminem- Kamikaze Review: Return to Form

Last year, the controversial motor-mouthed rapper Eminem made his return with Revival, an album that didn’t make the impact his previous releases have in the past. Personally, I thought it was really good, just a departure from the fiery, battle rap emcee I have followed since The Slim Shady LP. Well, this past week, Eminem…Read moreRead more

Real Rap Song of the Week: Yelawolf – Best Friend ft. Eminem

By Jason T. Smith “To the father, son and Holy Spirit, I hold you dearest..” The tongue twisting Yelawolf rides a sinister beat in “Best Friend”, a song that sounds like it would be more of a soft song than what we are used to from the Slaughterhouse collaborator. What we get is some extremely…Read moreRead more

Shady XV Review: 15 Years Already?

Review by Nolan P. Smith Label: Shady/Interscope Release Date: 11/24/14 Format: Digital, 2 Disc CD set (Victor Valley)—Eminem is arguably one of the most well known rappers on the planet, and for good reason. The motor-mouthed MC from the Motor City has made an impact on the rap game that nobody can argue: whether you…Read moreRead more

Music Video Premiere: Eminem ft. Nate Ruess- Headlights

By Nolan P. Smith “Maybe we took this too far…” Those are the words from Headlights, the newest music video from Eminem and featuring Nate Ruess. The song is off of Em’s latest album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and is a departure from what we usually hear about in regards to his mom, Debbie…Read moreRead more

Real Rap Song of the Week: Juggernauts by Slaughterhouse

(EXPLICIT SONG, if you don’t like hearing swear words and other vulgarities, then STEER CLEAR of this one!) The best Slaughterhouse song is on a mixtape. On the House, the ridiculously great mixtape by Slaughterhouse (Royce Da 5’9, Joe Budden, Crooked I and Joell Ortiz) is the home of Juggernauts, a high octane, fast paced…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Slaughterhouse- Welcome To: Our House

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Release Date: August 28th, 2012 Record Label: Shady Records/Aftermath/Interscope Genre: Hip Hop/Rap Parental Advisory-Strong Lyrical Content This past week saw the release of one of the most anticipated albums in recent memory: Slaughterhouse’s Welcome To: Our House. The rap super-group composed of Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and…Read moreRead more

Slaughterhouse featuring Eminem: Throw That Now on iTunes

Here comes another one. This week saw the release of the newest Slaughterhouse single, Throw That. Featuring the man himself, Eminem, Throw That is a fast paced track that lets the five emcees let loose. The single is on iTunes now, along with quite a few other singles off their latest album. Their major label…Read moreRead more

Real Rap Song of the Day: "Renegade" by Jay-Z and Eminem

No lie, just know I chose my own fate…I drove by the fork in the road and went straight… Jay-Z’s 2001 gem The Blueprint was an instant classic, and hit on a day nobody will forget. Released on September 11th, 2001, I remember picking up the disc and seeing the two towers being crashed into…Read moreRead more

Real Rap Song of the Day: "I'm on Everything" by Bad Meets Evil feat Mike Epps

  “It’s Eminem and him again…my sentiments exactly…” Everyone has heard the mega hit “Lighters” off of Bad Meets Evil’s Hell: The Sequel album that dropped last year, but that CD had much more than Bruno Mars. “I’m on Everything” is The Hangover as a rap song, as everything from the beat to the catchy…Read moreRead more