US rapper Eminem will take to the stage to headline the Reading and Leeds festivals next year - more than a decade after he first topped the bill.
Rapper Eminem, who battled an addiction to prescription drugs, thanked his fans at a New York concert for helping him get through dark times.
From Kool Herc spinning in the Bronx to Jay-Z blinging in the mud, Matilda Egere-Cooper counts down the flash points that turned hip-hop from a marginalised inner-city culture into a global phenomenon
Eminem soared from drug-filled poverty to adulation and notoriety, and then collapsed into gilded, narcotic, seclusion. But, after his latest comeback, his biographer Nick Hasted believes the future holds plenty for the master wordsmith
What'd be nice, after the umpteenth Eminem album about Eminem, would be a record that stands on its own legs and addresses the world beyond.
Perhaps Eminem's single most impressive achievement has been to shift hip-hop's focus from being primarily concerned with sociological issues, into the murkier realm of psychology.
B.O.B, aka Bobby Ray Simmons, is the latest breakout star from the prolific Atlanta hip-hop scene, so it's unsurprising that this excellent debut shares similarities of inflection and melodic appeal with OutKast, Cee-Lo Green and Dungeon family.
The former drug-dealer rapper has become a film writer and actor, author, and clothing, drinks, and property magnate. But, he says...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a British comedian posing as a gay Austrian fashionista landing on Eminem's face.
Eminem stormed out of the MTV Movie Awards after an incident with Sacha Baron Cohen's flamboyant alter ego Bruno.
He's back! But does the real Slim Shady still stand up?
On 2004's Encore, Eminem appeared to have grown up considerably, exhibiting an unsuspected political acuity on "Mosh", his devastating indictment of Bush's Iraq crusade and apologising for any racial or sexual slurs he may have previously voiced in anger.
...and why the Mosley case may cost her a fortune
The actress learned English from Eminem CDs and conquered Hollywood. But she's not only an action star
When the rapper Eminem crosses swords with someone, you can usually guarantee that sparks will fly. So, understandably perhaps, there has been some uneasy shuffling over at the London-based publishers Orion during the past few days.