WHY EMINEM IS IMPORTANT
- Bad Raps: Music Rebels Revel in Their Thug Life. Fields, Suzanne // Insight on the News;05/21/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p48
Comments on the lyrics of rapper Eminem's songs. Why the lyrics employ vulgar street idioms; View of black scholar, Shelby Steele about the rappers and promoters.
- The Shady Side OF Eminem. Lutes, Chris // Campus Life;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p30
Gives advice to a Christian youth who feels bothered with the music of rapper Eminem. Friends' fondness for Eminem; Violence in songs' lyrics; Suggestion of exposing friends to redemptive rap music.
- In the Spotlight: Eminem. // Biography;Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p16
Presents a biographical sketch of the rapper Marshall Mathers, also known as Eminem or Slim Shady. Awards received; Work on albums and film; His upbringing in Detroit, Michigan.
- The Gothic Aesthetics of Eminem. Chaney, Michael A.; Lindquist, Jason H. // Gothic Studies;May2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p57
â€˜The Gothic Aesthetics of Eminemâ€™ examines key videos, lyrics, and performances of the white hip-hop celebrity, noting the reoccurrence of such Gothic tropes and narrational strategies as self-replication, the spectacle of monstrous proliferation, the spread of fakery and the...
- HIP-HOP NATION. // Variety;7/30/2001, Vol. 383 Issue 10, p16
Reports on the increase in the sales of rap music albums in Great Britain in 2000. Contribution of the music recording `The Marshall Mathers LP' by Eminem to the music recording industry in the country.
- Who is the Real Slim Shady. // Current Events;2/2/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 17, p2
Presents an editorial cartoon that depicts the sound recording industry as the sector that is ultimately responsible for promoting the kind of violent rap music spouted by rapper Eminem.
- Sounds Shady, Slim. Croal, N'Gai // Newsweek;12/1/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 22, p75
Discusses rapper Eminem and the discovery of a pair of unreleased recordings from 1993 in which he verbally attacks a black ex-girlfriend. Eminem's usual scrupulousness about race; Eminem's comments about the recordings; Charges of racism against Eminem.
- Hip-Hop Timeline. Hooper, James // Chris Brown;2007, p6
The article presents a timeline of events regarding hip-hop music and culture. It mentions people, organizations and events that have been important to hip-hop including hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa, and the organization that he created, Universal Zulu Nation. In 1986, musical group The...
- The Fake Slim Shady. Ali, Lorraine // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/29/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 22, p60
Reviews the music release "Encore," by Eminem.