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Eminem Rips Trump; David Duke Tweets Anti-Semitic Rebuke (listen!)

Eminem spits a slew of pop culture references in a staccato rap about Donald Trump that slams the GOP candidate as a “kiss ass” puppet and calls him a “fuckin’ loose cannon who’s blunt with his hand on the button.” No less than former KKK grand wizard David Duke weighed in on the rhyme with an anti-Semitic tweet....

Iggy Azalea Pulls a Justin Bieber; Flips Off Fans at Jingle Ball (watch!)

Iggy Azalea, who scored a major breakout over the summer with her hit song “Fancy,” apparently has let it go to her head. She exhibited diva behavior at the Jingle Ball in New York City after she flipped off booing fans. The incident, captured on video, show Azalea getting out of a car and brusquely walking past fans who had likely been waiting in the cold for hours to see her. Instead, of spending a few moments with them, she kept her head down and eyes forward and walked quickly, elicting boos from disappointing fans....

Artists Cash in (Sell Out?) at American Music Awards in Auto Ads (video)

Eminem, Fergie and Gwen Stefani may have been out of the running at the American Music Awards, but they cashed in where it counts, in the flood of commercials that appeared during the show for such brands as Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat. Of course, there was a time when music artists wouldn’t be caught dead selling out to “the man,” much less allowing their music to be used to sell Chevys. But times have changed. Artists for years now have been pushing themselves as brands. They are cashing in on commercial endorsements wherever they can find them to bolster revenues from declining record sales....

Taryn Manning Adds Red Hot to ‘Orange Is the New Black’ (photos!)

Taryn Manning has played a number of supporting roles in such films as Eminem biopic “8 Mile” and “Hustle & Flow,” but she’s coming into her own as a cast member of the comedy-drama series “Orange is the New Black.” The series is blazing a trail in more ways than one. The show stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael J. Harney, Michelle Hurst, Kate Mulgrew and Jason Biggs....

Miley Cyrus Rolls on Wrecking Ball at Pre-Grammy Party (watch!)

Miley Cyrus was the center of attention at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons hosted by music mogul Clive Davis. But this time it was for good reason. She performed…with her clothes on. Miley performed three of her songs for the elite audience of artists and music industry insiders....

Grammy Nominations Leave Plenty of Room for Debate; Snubs Abound

The 2014 Grammy nominations were a mixed bag again this year with head-scratching picks and major snubs, including Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake, Eminem, Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake. But off-beat picks and hot newcomers should add some freshness to the show this year. The nominations were unveiled Friday (Dec. 6) at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles in a televised ceremony that featured performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Katy Perry and Lorde....

Eminem Revs Up Two Songs on SNL; Was He Lip-Syncing? (watch!)

Eminem, revved his career back up last night with an appearance as musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.” He sang two songs off his upcoming album Marshall Mathers LP 2 and immediately sparked criticism that he lip-synced both. It was his sixth visit on the late-night comedy sketch show and you'd think by now he should know better....

Eminem’s Impossible Rap; Works Rumpelstiltskin into New Song

Eminem is still trying to come to grips with his biggest mystery–himself–in his new song “Monster.” Sure, it features Rihanna, but the song may be become best known because the rapper spits a rhyme around the word “Rumpelstiltskin.” Eminem, real name Marshall Bruce Mathers III and also known by alter-ego Slim Shady, has a reputation for complex rhyme schemes and syncopated beats....

Eminem New ‘Berzerk’ Video an Ode to Sucker Punching (watch!)

Eminem is the Miley Cyrus of violence. The new video for his latest single, “Berzerk,” is a paean to free-swinging, knock-down, drag-out, we-own-the-night sucker-punching. Because, well, life is too short for anything else. Marshall Mathers features Kid Rock and Kendrick Lamar in the video the first single of his eighth studio album, Marshall Mathers LP 2....
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Striking Tupac Hologram Debuts at Coachella (watch)

Hip Hop took over the Coachella Music Festival and may have even opened the door to the future with a startlingly realistic performance by a hologram of Tupac Shakur. The rapper was gunned down in an unsolved murder in 1996. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg hit the main stage with the Tupac hologram. 50 Cent, Eminem, Wiz Khalifa and Kendrick Lamar also performed...