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Friday 18 June 2010
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.
Friday 28 May 2010
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.
Friday 19 March 2010
Friday 05 February 2010
Brittany Murphy died from pneumonia, but anaemia and prescription drugs also played a role, coroner's officials said yesterday.
Sunday 17 January 2010
Friday 01 January 2010
With album sales declining as a result of the cherry-picking tendencies fostered by downloading, you might have thought a logical response would be to trim away the extraneous fat that albums developed during the compact disc era, and return to something like the all-killer, no-filler approach of the vinyl era: a slim portfolio of excellence, rather than a bagful of odds, sods and obvious outtakes.
Tuesday 22 December 2009
While not traditionally beautiful according to the Hollywood standards of yore, the American actress Brittany Murphy had "jolie laide" looks – big, brown eyes, a slightly disdainful mouth, a pointed chin, just-out-of-bed hair – which she used to great effect as she combined parts in ditzy comedies like Clueless and Just Married to meatier roles in the dark thrillers Girl, Interrupted and Don't Say A Word.
Friday 25 September 2009
An attorney for Apple has defended the company's use of Eminem's songs on iTunes in court, as a trial got under way to determine who had the right to offer digital downloads of the rapper's music.
Tuesday 02 June 2009
Eminem looked like he had put aside the humiliating events of the MTV Movie Awards as he performed with Jay-Z.
Tuesday 02 June 2009
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.
Monday 01 June 2009
Eminem stormed out of the MTV Movie Awards after an incident with Sacha Baron Cohen's flamboyant alter ego Bruno.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Where are you?
I'm in Atlanta, Georgia
Friday 15 May 2009
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.
Thursday 09 April 2009
What do you do if you have risen through the thickets of Hollywood to become of one of the most visible Asian-American actors in the US, with plum roles on screens both big and small? You give it all up to take an obscure job in Washington for your president and country, of course.
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