Subject:

8 Mile

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Eminem x Rihanna - MetLife Stadium - 8/17/14

    Better than: Probably seeing either of them on their own. Eminem and Rihanna are strangely perfect for one another. Both are the rebellious kids of hip-hop with Eminem still happy to play the kooky rascal and Rih finding herself more and more comfortable with being the apathetic lil sis going thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Scenes From Battle Rap's First Ever Pay-Per-View Event

    The world of battle rap hit a new milestone Saturday night as Total Slaughter,  the first traditional terrestrial pay-per-view in battle rap history, was held at Hammerstein Ballroom. Promoted by Eminem's Shady Records, the event was the biggest platform rap battling has had to date, headlined by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    The 10 Best Male Rappers of All Time

    Since the birth of hip-hop, male rappers have been bringing their unique viewpoint to the art of rhyme. Today, we're shining some long overdue light on their important contributions to rap. We're proud to present our list of the 10 finest male rappers, from the smoking-hot hardbodies to the true lyr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Chiller Theatre Autograph Show Photos By Angelo Pitillo

    As you know, this week's column is a wacky and poignant joyride through a Parsippany autograph convention where I hobnobbed with all sorts of bright lights, gamely pushing and shoving my way through the throngs to show my icons some sensitivity and love.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Radio Hits One: The Long, Long Legs Of Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday

    ​A few weeks ago, my colleague Chris Molanphy broke down how "Super Bass," the late-breaking crossover smash from Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday, presented a rare example of a hit album taking months to yield a top 10 single after moving major units out of the gate. But at the time, I was patiently ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 4, 2009

    LET'S GO CRAZY

    Is grinding allowed during "Darling Nikki" at Prospect Park?

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    This Enormously Disturbing, Eyeball-Lacerating 50 Cent-Narrated Sex Tape Is, Sadly, Not the Only One of Its Kind

    So the above is nominally 50 Cent's revenge on Rick Ross for a crime whose origins are already murky at best--Ross made fun of him for burning his baby mother's house down in "Mafia Music," back in January, and things just got more upsetting from there. 50 struck back with "Officer Ricky," a barely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Eminem's Mother Reveals She's Not Kim Basinger!

    In her new book, My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, Debbie Nelson says the portrayal of Em's mama in the movie 8 Mile was as fictional as Slim Shady. Writes Debs, "The Basinger character comes on to her own son and his friends. That is just sick. She's addicted to alcohol and bingo, her trailer is an ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    February 28, 2006

    Vision Quest

    Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season

  • Film

    November 8, 2005

    A History of Violence

    Hustle and dough: 50 Cent fine in debut, but G persona precludes emotional honesty

  • Film

    July 12, 2005

    Memphis Bleak

    Trick daddy: Pimp-hop flick's troubled sensibility sabotages an exquisite lead performance

  • Music

    May 3, 2005

    Signifying Nada

    Mr. Smith violates an immutable celebrity-universe law

  • Music

    January 4, 2005

    Heads, Future and Past

    Finally a chance to catch up on all those new bands. Well, maybe not bands exactly . . .

  • NYC Life

    November 23, 2004

    The End of Eminem

    Can Marshall come out and play? On his new album, Em just wants to be unremarkable.

  • Columns

    June 17, 2003
  • Music

    January 14, 2003
  • Home

    December 31, 2002

    Everything Is Illuminated

    The Critics Speak

  • Home

    December 31, 2002
  • News

    December 24, 2002

    The Daddy Shady Show

    Upstanding Suburban Citizen Eminem Sets the Fatherhood Standard

  • News

    November 19, 2002

    World War of Words

    As Battles Turn Complicated, Murder Remains Bigger Than Hip-Hop

  • Specials

    November 19, 2002
  • Columns

    November 12, 2002
  • News

    November 12, 2002

    The Eminem Consensus

    Why We Voted for Slim Shady

  • Film

    November 5, 2002
  • News

    November 5, 2002

    When I Reminisce

    Hip-hop Movies Mythologize the Age of Innocence

  • News

    November 5, 2002

    Crossover Dream

    Class Trumps Race in Eminem's '8 Mile'

  • Film

    September 17, 2002

    Fling Time in a Quiet Town

    '8 Mile' Lines and On-the-Job Bondage in Toronto

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