Kendrick Lamar Karaokes to Eminem, Jay Z, & 50 Cent

Kendrick Lamar

Even when it comes to karaoke, Kendrick Lamar is a beast on the mic.

While visiting the XXL offices, the Compton lyricist found himself alone in a room, rapping along to some hip-hop hits from a karaoke machine. In the rare footage, K-Dot channels Eminem on “My Name Is.” He also spits Jay Z’s bars on “Big Pimpin’,” and mimics 50 Cent’s moves during “Candy Shop” and “In Da Club.”

He appears to be having a good time until someone bursts in and tries to ruin the fun by asking, “Whatchu doing, dawg?”

Bitch, don’t kill his vibe.

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New Music: Busta Rhymes f/ Eminem – ‘Calm Down’

Calm Down

Busta Rhymes and Eminem join forces, and no one is safe. The hip-hop superpowers unleash their Scoop DeVille-produced collaboration “Calm Down,” which features a sample of House of Pain’s “Jump Around.”

Bussa Bus breathes fires on his ballistic bars, while Slim Shady wreaks havoc, taking aim at everyone from Clive Davis to Abraham Lincoln to bloggers.

“Shady for president, ho / Don’t make me go take it back to the days of old Sway and Tech radio when I was taking so much NoDoz and LSD, I almost fell asleep on the ‘Wakeup Show,’” he spits.

Busta is gearing up for his 10th album E.L.E. 2, the sequel to 1998′s E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front.

Hear them spaz out on the explosive record.

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Busta Rhymes and Eminem Team Up on ‘Calm Down’

Eminem and Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes and Eminem are joining forces once again. The hip-hop powerhouses have collaborated on Busta’s upcoming single “Calm Down.”

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Eminem Debuts Sia Collaboration in ‘The Equalizer’ Trailer


Following his historic RIAA certification, Eminem has previewed a new collaboration with Sia in a trailer for Denzel Washington’s crime thriller The Equalizer.

“It’s too late to start over,” raps Em, while Sia sings the triumphant hook (“Guts over fear”).

The two previously collaborated on “Beautiful Pain” for The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

The film opens in theaters on September 26. Get a taste of Em’s newest track below.

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Eminem Becomes First Artist to Earn Two RIAA Digital Diamond Awards


Marshall Mathers is making history once again. The Detroit rapper has become the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards.

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Odd Future to Open for Eminem at Wembley Stadium

Eminem and Odd Future

Eminem will be joined by a couple Odd characters during his upcoming shows at Wembley Stadium in London this summer. The Detroit rapper has tapped Odd Future’s Tyler, the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt as his opening acts.

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Video: Eminem f/ Nate Ruess – ‘Headlights’


In honor of Mother’s Day, Eminem shines a light on his relationship with his mother in the emotional video for his Marshall Mathers LP 2 single “Headlights” featuring fun.’s Nate Ruess.

Directed by Spike Lee, the cinematic clip was shot through the eyes of Em’s mother Debbie Mathers and features video and photos from his childhood growing up in 8 Mile in Detroit.

“It’s a great, great story. It’s heartfelt, some pain in it, but that’s life,” said Spike, who’s directed iconic videos for Michael Jackson, Prince, and Public Enemy. “So that’s why we’re here, back in the ‘hood, 8 Mile Detroit, shooting where all this took place.”

While they’ve had a tumultuous past, Em celebrates all the sacrifices his mom made for him and apologizes for publicly shaming her in a handwritten letter.

Watch the nostalgic Spike Lee joint below.

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