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News: UPDATE: Eminem Confirms MTV Stunt & Robbery, “I Went Back To My Hotel & Laughed Uncontrollably”

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on June 3, 2009

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Written by Cyrus Langhorne

After recent reports of his MTV incident with comedian Sacha Cohen being staged and him being robbed at his California hotel room, Eminem has broken his silence on both issues. Read the rest of this entry »

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News: EMINEM CROWNED “ARTIST OF THE DECADE,” TOTAL ALBUMS OUTSELL JAY-Z & NELLY

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on June 1, 2009

 

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Written by Cyrus Langhorne  

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly sold the most albums of the past ten years, outselling other rappers such as Jay-Z and Nelly. Slim Shady’s combined totals also out-sell the No. 2 holders, The Beatles’ 27,591,000. 1. Eminem, 31,127,000. First charted: 1999. Eminem, 36, is the top male artist and the top rap artist so far in this decade. His 2000 album The Marshall Mathers LP is his best-seller. It has sold 10,178,000 copies. 7. Nelly, 21,206,000. First charted: 2000. Nelly, 34, is the #1 new artist to emerge in this decade, edging out Linkin Park. He’s also the #1 African American artist, edging out Jay-Z, and the #2 rap artist. Nelly’s 2000 debut, Country Grammar, is his best-selling album. It has sold 8,454,000 copies. 10. Jay-Z, 19,379,000. First charted: 1996. Jay-Z, 39, is the #3 rap artist of the decade. 2003’s The Black Album is his best-selling album of this decade. It has sold 3,338,000 copies. Jay-Z was the #152 album-selling act of the ’90s. (Yahoo News) Read the rest of this entry »

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News: Eminem Helps Run-DMC Make “Rock” History

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on March 22, 2009

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Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has been chosen to appear at next month’s annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to induct hip-hop pioneers Run-DMC.

Em, alongside other presenters, will be assigned to induct specfic artists.

Run-DMC will be inducted by Eminem, Jeff Beck will be inducted by Jimmy Page and Ron Wood will induct Bobby Womack. Metallica will be inducted by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Little Anthony & the Imperials will be inducted by Smokey Robinson. (Associated Press) Read the rest of this entry »

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