It's impossible to tell the history of any genre in a single article, but these 20 songs provide a roadmap for listening... and further exploration.
In a rich, varied career, from ‘Infinite’ to ‘Kamikaze’, Eminem has traded verses with some of hip-hop’s finest. Here are 15 of the best Eminem collaborations.
The expanded CD and vinyl editions feature 10 bonus tracks that include rarities, a cappella versions, freestyles and instrumentals.
With ‘Love Angel Music Baby’, Gwen Stefani eschewed the usual confessional singer-songwriter solo statement and doubled down on unabashed pop.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of ‘The Slim Shady LP’, Eminem has released a merch capsule featuring collectibles and an expanded reissue on 19 November.
One of the most controversial rappers in history, Eminem has long proven he has more than shock tactics up his sleeve, as the best Eminem songs show.
On his sophomore solo album, ‘2001’, Dr Dre was back for the throne with a new generation of talent and a record that would define an era.
The pre-eminent hip-hop label for the better part of the last three and a half decades, the best Def Jam songs define the evolution of the genre.
There have been few stars as outrageously controversial as Eminem, but who was the real Marshall Mathers and who was Slim Shady?
The bill features special guests including Warren G, Tha Dogg Pound, Versatile, Obie Trice & D12.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
The new album features an all-female list of musicians and tells the stories of 13 women whose lives have been unduly overlooked.
It’s been over 15 years since Eminem released his record-breaking album, ‘The Eminem Show’ on 26 May 2002 and it’s now become part of the hip-hop cannon.
A history of Blaxploitation film soundtracks that helped define the genre, and the musicians who asserted their street cred by writing their scores.
Snoop Dogg’s versatility and omnipresence in hip-hop has been much like Tory Lanez’s today: versatile and prolific, both are masters with staying power.
Originally released in February 1999, 'The Slim Shady LP' turned Eminem from an underground rapper into a high-profile celebrity.