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December 15, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Studio Killer Sentenced To Life Yesterday, a man was sentenced to life in prison without parole after being found guilty of shooting the owner of a Detroit recording studio previously used by Eminem. This past November, Terrence T. Moore was convicted of first-degree murder in connection to the January 2004 killing of Studio 8 owner Amjed A. Abdallah. According to authorities, Moore, a rapper also known as 13, TT and Mad Dog, shot Abdallah and stole a $25,000 mixing board because he...
December 11, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem and Kim... Together Again The on-again, off-again relationship between Eminem and his ex-wife, Kimberly Mathers, is apparently back on again. Em made an appearance Tuesday on Detroit radio station WKQI-FM's "Mojo in the Morning" show to promote his greatest-hits collection, Curtain Call. During the interview, the Interscope rapper referred to Kim, 30, as "my wife" and told the station, "We have reconciled and are probably going to remarry." The pair married in 1999, and in 200...
December 7, 2005 by shadystopchic
London Man Takes Eminem Obsession Too Far A young British man obsessed with Eminem was recently sentenced to life in prison after beating a woman to death in a plot eerily resembling Slim Shady's song "Stan." 21-year-old Christopher Duncan reportedly dressed like Eminem and had the same tattoos as the blonde lyricist. Word is Duncan forced the victim, Jagdip Najran, 26, to submit to an unusual sexual act before beating her in the head with a metal baseball bat. Reports say she was still a...
November 26, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Shares: New Video Addresses Stint In Rehab, Family Eminem has never shied away from airing his private life in his work, and the video for his new single, "When I'm Gone," is no exception. The clip begins with Em addressing his recent stint in a rehab clinic for dependency on sleep medication (see "Eminem Hospitalized For Sleep-Medication Dependency"). The video, which was directed by Anthony Mandler in Em's hometown of Detroit on November 13 and 14, opens in a large room that re...
November 9, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem's Curtain Call Update Eminem's Curtain Call just got a little longer. The album will be available in a special two-disc edition that beefs up his collection of greatest hits with a disc devoted to his memorable collaborations. A final track list has yet to be hammered out, but expect to find Em's landmark duet of "Stan" with Elton John in the mix. The set will also feature three new tracks, including the single "When I'm Gone," which you can preview on Monday evening (November 7) on MT...
October 12, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem, 50 Cent, Trick Daddy & Others To Be Featured On XXL Hip Hop Compilation! Hip-hop magazine XXL highlights selected album tracks and singles from the past two years on its first compilation, XXL Raps Volume 1. Due Nov. 15, the 18-track set will be released through Razor & Tie Entertainment, marking the New York-based company's first joint album release with a magazine. Although the featured tracks are not necessarily chart-topping hits, the artist line-up includes Eminem, 50 Cent, T....
October 12, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Sued By Victims Of Anger Management Tour Bus Crash! A truck driver whose rig was involved in a seven-vehicle accident last month — including the Anger Management 3 tour bus carrying Eminem's DJ, Alchemist, and his latest protégé, Stat Quo — filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Detroit rapper, seeking unspecified damages for injuries, medical expenses and lost wages. The suit, which also names the driver of the bus, Charlie Dilligard, and tour bus company Entertainment Coaches of Ame...
October 12, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Released From Rehab! Roughly two months after checking himself into Detroit's Brighton Hospital for an addiction to sleep medication, Eminem has been released and is ready to hit the studio. Sources say Slim Shady spent three weeks in the rehabilitation center and spent an additional three weeks in the hospital's outpatient program, completing his treatment in late September. Em opted to go the rehab after six weeks on the Anger Management 3 tour. Word is the rapper constantly st...
October 12, 2005 by shadystopchic
Slim Shady's Phattest, Brightest Compiled For Eminem Hits LP He's sold more than 65 million albums worldwide, won Grammys and an Oscar, and has a string of chart-topping singles that stretches from Detroit to Dubai, but Eminem's never had a greatest-hits record. Until now. On December 6, Em will release Curtain Call, which will also include "at least two all-new, previously unavailable, so-fresh-from-the-studio-we-aren't-even-giving-you-the-song-title songs," according to a brief (yet exce...
October 12, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Prepares For His "Curtain Call" After dropping four solo albums in six years, Eminem is scheduled to release Curtain Call, a compilation of his greatest hits, this December. Aftermath/Interscope reps say the track listing has yet to be completed, but is slated to feature at least two new songs in addition past hits like "My Name Is," "Stan," "The Way I Am" and "Lose Yourself." Em has been working on Curtain Call since early summer, possibly prior to canceling the last dates of ...
October 6, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Dials Up Ringtones Lawsuit Eminem's publishing companies recently filed a lawsuit in hopes to stop his songs from being used as mobile phone ringtones. In the suit filed in Detroit's U.S. District Court yesterday, Michigan-based Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated are requesting a court order to forbid five companies from selling Slim Shady song ringtones via the internet. Em's legal team also revealed that it plans to take legal action against karaoke companies that sell Em...
October 6, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Calls Ring-Tone Companies To Court Eminem's lawyers sent a message on Tuesday to ring-tone companies who want Em's number: "Just Lose It." Attorneys representing the rapper's publishing companies, Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Detroit in an attempt to stop five companies from selling Eminem ring tones on the Internet, according to The Associated Press. Cellus USA, FanMobile, Nextones.com, MyPhoneFiles and MatrixM are named in the...
September 22, 2005 by shadystopchic
50 Cent, Eminem & Mariah Nominated For American Music Awards Mariah Carey, 50 Cent and Eminem lead the nominations for the 33rd annual American Music Awards scheduled to take place this November in Los Angeles. Carey topped all nominees with four nods, including Favorite Pop and Soul album and Favorite Female Artist in the Pop and Soul categories. Meanwhile, 50 earned nods for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist and Favorite Hip-Hop album. Slim Shady and Black...
September 13, 2005 by shadystopchic
Eminem Drops $200,000 For Katrina Victims Eminem recently joined the impressive list of charitable celebrities by donating $200,000 to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Slim reportedly was touched by MTV's telethon this past Saturday and called Mississippi emcee, David Banner, to donate $200,000. The Detroit lyricist then donated the money to the American Red Cross on behalf of his record label, Shady Records. Em hasn't been the only one digging in his wallet to support Hurricane Katrina ...
September 10, 2005 by shadystopchic
50 Says He's No 'Super Actor' — And Tells Em He's Not A Sucker MIAMI — If you ever go out to brunch with 50 Cent, you might want to consider eating breakfast first. But hey, when you're responsible for more than half of the black music coming out of Interscope Records; have a new book and upcoming movie to push; clothes and sneakers to peddle; and a performance at the VMAs in about nine hours, you're bound to be a little late. And that's not even mentioning that you're ex-boo Vivica A. Fox is...