Wednesday 4 January 2012

Eminem-The Real Slim Shady

D12 Album date pushed back. 21/02/04

D12's 2nd album, D12 World, will now be in stores April 27th.
Source: D12world.com
Ice Cube signs to Shady/Aftermath Records. 17/02/04
Paul Rosenberg also revealed that Stat Quo is signed to Shady/Aftermath, Game has signed to G-Unit/Aftermath and the biggest news: ICE CUBE HAS SIGNED TO SHADY / AFTERMATH!
He also gave out some more information on the upcoming releases this year: Eminem (Late Summer/Early Fall), Stat Quo (Winter), Lloyd Banks (Aril 27th), 50 Cent (October), Dr. Dre (November) and a NEW XZIBIT album in July!
"I can't confirm the news yet, but I sent out some emails to my Aftermath and Interscope contacts. Hope we can get an official statement next week!", Dedicato, from Aftermathmusic.com, said on his website.
Source: DaShadySpot.com
Eminem 3rd greatest emcee.  11/02/04
On MTV Base's list of the 22 greatest emcees, Eminem was placed in 3rd ahead of rappers such as Nas, Jay-Z, Rakim and others.  The top two were Biggie Smalls and Tupac.
New G-Unit video.  11/02/04
Watch the new G-Unit video for "Wanna Get to Know You" by clicking the link below:
http://launch.yahoo.com/musicvideos/ then clicking on the ad for the video.
And the winner is...  05/02/04
The winner of the first EminemInfo mixtape giveaway is Bobbie Ryan from Ashland, USA.  The winner will be notified, and if there is no reply within 10 days, then another person will be drawn.
50 Cent to perform at Grammys. 05/02/04
50 Cent is nominated for 5 Grammys - incl. Best Male Rap, Best New Artist, Solo Performance and Best Rap Song for "In Da Club". 50 has joined the list of artists who will perform at the 46th annual Grammy Awards on February 8 in LA.
Source: Aftermathmusic.com
No arrest warrant for 50 Cent. 03/02/04
Police said they were not seeking multi-platinum rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, after an alleged incident in Queens, New York.
It was reported that 50 threatened gun play at a video shoot Saturday (January 31).
GF Records was shooting a video on Guy Brewer Boulevard in St. Albans, Queens, when Jackson allegedly drove up, got out of his vehicle and allegedly said "What up? You ready for this?"
Jackson then extended his arm as if he were firing a gun, before driving off.
Representatives for Jackson were not unavailable as of press time.
Police said they were not even seeking the rapper for questioning...
Source:Nab D
Next Blog Soon

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Busta Rhymes signs to Aftermath. 21/02/04

Busta Rhymes signs to Aftermath.  21/02/04
"We haven't signed the papers yet, but the deal is done," Busta's manager Chris Lighty told AllHipHop.com. "They have been working together for his album for the past few weeks."

Lighty said that the two titans in rap have known each other for years and have always had a mutual respect for each other. Their best-known collaboration together, "Break Ya Neck," was featured on Busta's Genesis album, an album that also spawned the massive single, "Pass The Courvosier."

The follow up, It Ain't Safe No More, was a commercial disappointment compared to other releases in the rapper's catalog and was his last album release for J Records.

Rumors swirled that Busta was set to sign with Dre after It Ain't Safe No More and felt comfortable with the super producer.

"Dre has known Busta for years," Lighty added. "Dre had done songs with Busta in the past and had an interest in working with Busta intimately when he his deal was finished. And simply put, who wouldn't want to work with Dr.
Dre?"

Busta Rhyme's untitled Aftermath Records album is scheduled for a June/July 2004 release date.

D12 Album date pushed back. 21/02/04
D12's 2nd album, D12 World, will now be in stores April 27th....
 
 
next Blog Shortly... :)

Eminem to sue Apple Computers. 27/02/04


Eminem is suing Apple Computer Inc. on grounds it used his track "Lose Yourself" in a TV advertisement for their iTunes pay-per-download music store. The lawsuit also names Viacom Inc. and its MTV subsidiary and TBWA/Chiat/Day advertising agency as plaintiffs. The lawsuit doesn't specify any specific damage claims, but states the "defendants have acted intentionally, recklessly, willfully and in bad faith," and requests "exemplary damages."

"Eminem has never nationally endorsed any commercial products and therefore he indicated, though his manager, that even if he were interested in endorsing a product, any endorsement deal would require a significant amount of money, possibly in excess of $10 million," the 15-page lawsuit says.
Source: DaShadySpot.com...........


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Friday 29 April 2011



  1. 1
    Think about the topic of your Rap.

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    Create a low tone ( low note etc). The bass line should be in the same key as the song so that there are no 'sour notes' and the beat is easy to work with. The bass line should not be as lengthed as the melody line but should work with it and fit together. Also never forget to add lyrics.
    • If you dont have softwares or instruments, search for beat on youtube
  3. 3
    Structure the song. A popular song structure would be: Intro, verse, chorus, verse, chorus, chorus, middle 8 (AKA breakdown), chorus, outro. The intro usually consists of all the parts playing, the verse would be just the bass and the drum beat, then the chorus should be all parts playing, the middle 8 (breakdown) should be anything of your choice but must distinguish itself from the rest of the song and the outro is simply the beat just playing on until the song ends.
  4. 4
    Write lyrics. Rap about anything, but remember to write to the beat, and make sure that your 'flow' is not whack! Just make sure that the lyrics match or just associate with the name of the song. Put your heart into it, be in love with the song when recording it or writing it. Just keep rapping.
  5. 5
    Listen to your inner rapper to figure out what works best. If you are not sure what to say, remember that the point is to get beyond your mind/memory. Make up sounds and let new language emerge. Try focusing on famous musical artists you respect/love ones/Jah/your heart and see if that affects what comes out. Focus on rhythm and feeling... Let go, flow and appreciate.
    • Ask people for advice
  6. 6
    Keep in mind, what you're going to rap about and keep writing everything that runs through it on something, if your on a bus, paper or your hand will work just fine, a book would be nice too. Then read everything later and keep the BEST material.
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    Try to rhyme at least once a sentence, make sure not to repeat words , unless it's a verse, or at least sounds cool. Keep a constant tone, if you want to have fun with different voices then dub it over later. People can tell when you're changing your voice and it's lame at best.
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    You don't need to buy FL Studio to get started. There's plenty of free audio editors, such as Audacity that provide a free way to make music. If you happen to have an Mac computer, those come with Garageband, which will allow you to record right out of the box! Also remember to keep it simple and make sure it has rhythm and beat!

Friday 22 April 2011



SLIM SHADY:-Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in Missouri. Spent childhood moving back and forth between Kansas City and Metro Detroit. Attended Lincoln High School in Warren 1986-89. Hustled self-made cassettes of his work to places like Record Time in Roseville. His girlfriend (now wife) Kimberly gave birth to daughter Hailie Jade on Dec. 25, 1995. He worked at Gilbert's Lodge (a family restaurant) in St. Clair Shores from 1996-1998. Full-length debut, Infinite, released in 1996. The Slim Shady EP was released in 1998. Later that year, Dr. Dre signed Eminem to his Aftermath label after hearing the rapper free styling on a Los Angeles radio station. The Slim Shady LP was released on Feb. 23, 1999 and hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts within weeks. The Slim Shady LP was 3 times platinum. Eminem has now put out his second full length CD, entitled The Marshall Mathers LP.


                                                             
Mini Biography
Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born on the 17th October 1972, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Son of a fifteen-year-old mother at the time of his birth and a father who left six month later never to return, Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved back and forth from Kansas City and Detroit. He settled on the Eastside of Detroit when he was 12. Switching schools every two to three months made it difficult to make friends, graduate and to stay out of trouble. Being a rap fan for most of his life, Marshall began rapping at the early age of 4. Rhyming words together, battling schoolmates in the lunchroom brought joy to what was otherwise a painful existence.

At the age of 14, he began to get very serious about his rapping but it wasn't until he was 17 that he actually made a name for himself, becoming M& M, which he would later respell as "Eminem". Being rejected by most fellow rappers because of his race, Marshall grew an anger that flows through his music to this day. After failing the 9th grade for three times in a row, he quit school, but remarks that he doesn't consider himself stupid and doesn't advise that people should follow his example. He says that it just wasn't for him. Forcing himself on radio shows, freestyle battles, Marshall threw himself head first into the rap game, where he was swallowed up most of the time. His very first album was titled "Infinite" and, while the album sold less than a thousand copies, it was the gearing up stages for the rapper who became a millionaire. It was then that his daughter, Hailie Jade Scott, was born on December 25th of 1995 with long time girlfriend Kim Scott. Having nothing to lose at all, flat broke and not knowing where he would be living the next week, Marshall set out to rant about life in general, the set quickly caught the ear of hip-hop's difficult-to-please underground. What came out of this was the Slim Shady EP, the early work for the later Dr. Dre revised Slim Shady LP. Down to nearly his last dime, he went into the 1997 Rap Olympics in Los Angeles, basically hoping to win the $1,500 cash price which he badly needed. After battling for an hour and throwing back every race diss thrown at him, Marshall made it to second place losing in a slip up. Furious that he had lost, Marshall didn't even notice that he had been spotted. In the crowd were a few producers from Interscope, and they were handed a copy of the "Infinite" tape by way of a demo. Dr. Dre got to hear it and eventually tracked him down. The two instantly hit it off, recording four songs in the their first six hours of working - three which made it to his first LP. After the album was finished, Dr. Dre asked Marshall to come work with him on his new album. He helped produce several tracks and was on the best songs of the album.

Now officially making it, Marshall and Dre set to make his second LP. The album became the Marshall Mathers LP and won 3 Grammies and was the first rap album ever to be nominated "Album of the Year", selling more than 8 million records in the United States alone. He also stunned critics when he shot down all homophobic remarks by performing "Stan" with Elton John. Currently working on his third LP, Em has made a movie, 8 Mile (2002), and has gone back and brought his friend with him; D-12. Though 2001 was a rough year for the rapper, being charged with weapon offenses, divorcing his wife, and almost going to prison, Marshall explains his life today in one word. "Claimer".
IMDb Mini Biography By: Rod Reece

Spouse
Kimberly Anne Scott(14 January 2006 - 19 December 2006) (divorced)
Kimberly Anne Scott(14 June 1999 - 11 October 2001) (divorced) 1 child

Trade Mark
Spells "Eminem" with the second "e" backwards.
Rarely smiles

Trivia
His 2000 album, "The Marshall Mathers LP", sold 1.76 million copies in the first week of release in the U.S., a record for a solo artist.
His wife Kimberly Mathers was granted physical custody of their 5-year-old daughter, continued financial support, a personal driver, and reinstatement of her credit cards. [29 August 2000]
2000 Album "The Marshall Mathers LP" sold a reported 7 million copies. [January 2001]
3rd January 2001: Album "The Marshall Mathers LP" nominated for 4 Grammy awards at The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards (2001) (TV), including: Album of the Year, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the track "Forget About Dre" with Dr Dre.
Featured in "Entertainment Weekly" magazine (December 22/29, 2000) and was voted #3 for Entertainer of the Year.
Dr. Dre is Eminem's mentor.
Father of Hailie Jade (b. Christmas Day, 1995)
Raised in Detroit, Michigan.
Got joint custody of daughter Hailie Jade. [2001]
With the band D12, Eminem has had a number 10 hit with S**t on you, and a number 2 hit with Purple Hills (originally titled Purple Pills).
The name 'Eminem' came from his initials M(arshall) M(athers).
He has had an operation on his knee, which led to his awkward stance at numerous performances.
Wanted to be a comic book artist
He wears glasses
Cuts his own hair.
Parodied on "Saturday Night Live" (1975) by Chris Parnell.
Has said that he would like his daughter, Haile Jade, to become an actress.
Has a younger half-brother called Nathan (his mother's son from a later marriage), born in 1986.
Made $29,000,000 in 2002 with The Eminem Show LP, as the CEO of Shady Records, and the Anger Managment Tour '02.
On March 23, 2003 his song "Lose Yourself" from the film 8 Mile (2002) became the first rap song to win an Academy Award. He was not in attendance, and one of the song's co-writers, Luis Resto, accepted the Oscar on his behalf.
Won a Juno Award (Canada's Grammy Awards) for International Album of the Year.
The only white person to ever be on the cover of "The Source" and "XXL" magazines.
Adopted niece, Alaina, giving her his last name.
Was the only guest artist appearing on Jay-Z's album, "The Blueprint."
Has a tattoo of his daughter on his right lower shoulder
In his 2004 song, "Like Toy Soldiers", he stated he no longer wants to argue with Ja Rule and other members of Murder Inc.
Failed the 9th grade three times until finally dropping out. He said that he was not stupid [which is evident from interviews and his obvious success], but said that he lacked an interest in school. All he wanted to do was rap.
Favorite movie of all time is Scarface (1983).
Has a half sister and a half brother on his dad's side; Sarah and Michael Mathers.
He was voted the 82nd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
In May 2003, a minor media stir came about when Eminem refused to allow rock parodist 'Weird Al' Yankovic to produce a video for his "Lose Yourself" parody "Couch Potato". Although semi-official statements from Eminem's camp stated that the rapper wasn't being malicious and simply did not want a parody to detract from his image as a serious hip-hop artist, most of the press that covered the story sided with Yankovic. Despite the lack of the music video, the album featuring the parody, "Poodle Hat", earned Yankovic his highest chart debut in "Billboard" (#17) and, in February 2004, his third Grammy Award.
Has custody of his niece Lainie (short for Alaina). Lainie and his daughter Hailie have been brought up together and are considered sisters and he refers to both as his daughters. Lainie was mentioned in the song Mockingbird on the "Encore" album.
Spoofs his character from 8 Mile (2002) in his music video "Just lose it"
Is a Detroit Pistons fan
Has his own record company called Shady Records
The Eminem Show has sold more than eight million albums
To help support his mother, young Marshall worked as a short-order cook at a Michigan family restaurant called Gilbert's Lodge
At the 1997 Rap Olympics in Los Angeles, he came in second.
He has sold over 65 million records worldwide (February 2006).
Created his own fashion line called Shady Limited.
Filed for divorce less than 3 months after re-marrying his ex-wife.
Hired young actress Karli Filips twice to portray his daughter, Hailie Jade in his music videos for "Lose Yourself" and "Like Toy Soldiers". When they shot the Toy Soldiers video, Eminem had to be reminded Karli had played his daughter once before.
Adopted his ex-wife's, Kim, other daughter with another man. Her name is Whitney.
His "D 12" band mate Proof was best man at his second wedding to Kim Matters.
His "D 12" band mate Proof was killed in a night club shooting at 5 am. [11th April 2006]
Eddie Guzelian, a producer on the hit Disney Channel show American Dragon: Jake Long, wrote in his blog for the show that the character of Jake's little sister was named after Hailie, Eminems daughter. Eddie is a big Eminem fan and was actually listening to one of his albums while creating the character.