Eminem’s past battles with drug addiction are common knowledge to fans of the Detroit wordsmith. In an appearance in a recently released documentary, Slim Shady takes viewers on a journey where the Shady Records rapper talks about nearly dying from a pain pill overdose.
Although most known as Eminem’s closest friend, late rapper Proof established himself in the 90s as one of Detroit’s most formidable rhymers. . Marking seven years since the MC’s passing, he was shot and killed on April 11, 2006, Paul Rosenberg unearthed some rare audio, with Shady Records sharing a visual treat from the vaults. The […]
King Gordy, a close ally of D-12 rapper Bizarre, was shot five times on Tuesday (February 5) in what some sources say was a robbery attempt. Although details are scarce, it is thought that Gordy survived the gunshots.
The phenomenon of the elusive “Great White Hope” in Hip-Hop has been a lofty goal set ever since the breakout success of Michigan rap superstar Eminem. With that has come the inevitable search for a female rapper who could replicate Slim Shady’s success in a business that is overwhelmingly dominated by Black people (at least […]
In honor of Eminem’s 40th (damn, 40th?) birthday, Hip-Hop Wired is taking a look back at the amazing career of one Marshall Mathers. You can go on for days talking about the man’s lyrical accolades, but Shady has also been behind some of the greatest music videos in Hip-Hop history.