You can’t deny the skills on Eminem’s latest offering with “Don’t Front” featuring rapper Buckshot. Slim Shady goes to work and makes sure listeners and the competition know they can’t front on his skill. The track’s boom-bap style of production comes courtesy of Black Moon’s classic song “I Got Cha Opin.” Take a listen as Eminem treats fans to what feels like some vintage Rawkus material with his crafty lyricism. “Don’t Front” will apparently be available to consumers who purchase Call Of Duty: Ghosts exclusively from Gamestop.
Eminem is in full promo mode as the release date for the legendary emcee’s forthcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, approaches next week on November 5. Take a listen as DJ Whoo Kid had the opportunity to interview Marshall Mathers over the phone on Shade 45 satellite radio. Em gets into his experience with working with Rick Rubin and explains why he’s a major fan of the legendary producer. Slim Shady also touches on the album’s rock infused instrumentals which he clarifies was a conscious decision in order to evoke the sound reminiscent of early Beastie Boys and Run-DMC. Before calling it a wrap, the rapper addressed his recent collaboration “The Monster” featuring Rihanna, recording “Love Game” in Detroit with Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre.
Here’s the official tracklist for Eminem’s new The Marshall Mathers LP 2 album which is scheduled to hit shelves on November 5. Take a look at the artwork which showcases the details of the 15-track project. Fans can look forward to hearing features from the likes of Skylar Grey, Rihanna and Kendrick Lamar. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 also boasts Dr. Dre and Rick Rubin as executive producers.
Go behind the lens and see how Eminem and Rick Rubin came together to put together his new single and video for “Berzerk.” Rubin opens up to the camera and shares details about the song’s production and the creative energy in the studio while working with rapper Eminem. Though the Detroit native never takes the opportunity to address the camera, Rubin breaks it all down nicely and touches on Eminem as an artist before heading out.
Eminem drops off his new music video for his Rick Rubin produced single titled “Berzerk” featured on his upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2 album. Always one to keep things animated and fun, Marshall brings the energy and encourages listeners to turn the volume up on his heavily rock influenced track. Take a look at Eminem’s latest offering below.
Samsung and Jay-Z released another promotional video today for his upcoming “Oceans” collaboration with singer Frank Ocean. The official lyrics were unlocked today for Samsung mobile users via an application along with the exclusive footage below. The commercial shows Jigga man in the studio with Timbaland, Pharrell, and Rick Rubin discussing the creative direction for “Oceans” and its underlying meaning.
During Sunday’s NBA Playoff game between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, Jay-Z decided to take over halftime with his Magna Carta Holy Grail album announcement. Surrounded in the studio with the likes of Rick Rubin, Timbaland, Pharrell, and Swizz Beatz Hov and company played production snippets that more than likely will be featured on the highly anticipated upcoming album. With a fun and joking demeanor, Jay-Z laid “the blueprint” out for what was to come and shared his creative thoughts on the direction for the project.
The more shocking part of the commercial announcement is Jigga Man’s exclusive deal with Samsung to have a priority release of the album three days in advance for the first million Samsung Galaxy mobile users. Owners of the phone will have the opportunity to download a Google Play application which will give them exclusive access to Jay-Z’s 12th album for completely free at 12:01 a.m. on July 4.