Tag Archives: Eminem

Eminem did a “Walk On Water” / “Stan” / “Love the Way You Lie” medley on SNL

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Em brought out Skylar Grey for his first of two SNL performances this Saturday, which ended up being a medley of three songs including the classic “Stan.”

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Chance the Rapper sings “Come Back Barack” in Boyz II Men-inspired SNL skit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chance also said “I wanna become the Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving” in his monologue, and starred in a handful of other skits. Watch them here.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Eminem Reflects, Sturgill Simpson Busks and 11 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Elvis Costello releases a new track, Betty Davis brings the “F.U.N.K.,” and more songs that caught our critics’ attention this week.

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Questlove responds to Keith Olbermann’s Eminem tweet, made him a playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sports and political commentator/writer and current host of his own GQ webshow, Keith Olbermann got the music world talking about him when he tweeted, “After 27 years of doubts about rap I am now an @Eminem fan. Best political writing of the year, period” after Eminem’s Trump-bashing freestyle. People weren’t very happy with that freestyle being the one piece of rap music to affect Olbermann in 27 years, including Questlove, who responded to Olbermann in a series of tweets and made him a 201-song playlist of funk…

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Jay-Z played “Numb/Encore” for Chester Bennington at first ‘4:44′ show, V Festival

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay-Z played his first shows since releasing 4:44 at England’s V Festival over the weekend. He headlined the festival’s Weston Park stage on Saturday (8/19) and the Hylands Park stage on Sunday (8/20). The shows included the live debuts of several 4:44 songs…

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Grimes, Action Bronson, Dan Auerbach, Mark Ronson, Eminem & more on ‘Suicide Squad’ soundtrack

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s the soundtrack to the upcoming big-screen adaptaion of the DC comic series.

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Best Weekend Ever: Wolf Alice, Lucius, Rihanna and More Dominate Philly

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Derek Brad

It’s almost April and rainy weather can’t keep true fans away from the shows. From reigning pop royalty to something a bit more underground, Philly is packed with talent and the best shows not to miss this weekend. Check out one of these if you didn’t already have them on your radar!

Best Weekend Ever: Wolf Alice, Lucius, Rihanna and More Dominate Philly

Photo of Wolf Alice by Amanda Silberling

Thursday 3/31:

Punk rockers Unwritten Law from California and Fenix TX are on tour together and will be performing at Underground Arts on Thursday night. They will be supported by local ska band Behind Deadlines and Suck Brick ...

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KNOW YOUR SCENE: Mike Fiebach of Fame House

Source: Rock On Philly

Photography provided courtesy of Fame House

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to dispute the power of the internet and Michael Fiebach will not disagree with that statement. Fiebach is founder and CEO of Fame House, a marketing agency designed to help artists build, manage, market, and monetize their digital presence. Rock On Philly had the chance to talk on the phone with Fiebach, where he discussed the new music industry paradigm, and his company’s place in the evolving music ecosystem. 

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Michael Fiebach, Founder and CEO of Fame House

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Battle of the College Bands: Judges and Sponsors Are Ready to Rock the Hard Rock!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image: Wohnai

The big night is approaching! This Friday, October 23rd, Rock On Philly is hosting our first-ever Rock On Philly Battle of the College Bands at the Hard Rock Cafe. We are super stoked and cannot wait to see you all there. All of our acts, Distressor, Baby Blitz, Andorra and INDIGOLD are ready to go, as well as our sponsors and judges. We are very appreciative of our sponsors and judges and thought it would be a good idea to spotlight them before the big battle to the last guitar string. Check them all out below!

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ArtsBeat: Dr. Dre to Release ‘Compton A Soundtrack,’ His First Album in 16 Years

Source: New York Times » Music

The album, available Aug. 7, comes out a week before the release of the film “Straight Outta Compton,” which depicts the rise and fall of Dr. Dre’s former hip hop group, N.W.A.

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15 Greatest Albums of the Decade (So Far)

Source: Rock On Philly

The decade (2010-2020) is about halfway over, and there are so many amazing albums that came out in the past five years. We got introduced to new artists, and some of them took home Grammys. Older artists maintained their amazing talent and continued blowing us away. Here is a list of 15 of the greatest albums of the decade so far.

15. Miley CyrusBangerz (2013)

Gotta show love for Miley! With her release of Bangerz, she also introduced herself as an entirely different person. RIP Hannah Montana.

14. Frank OceanChannel Orange (2012)

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Rock On Comic Con! Music for your Inner Nerd

Source: Rock On Philly

Comic Con will be in Philadelphia this week! Get pumped for the week of action and adventure with our epic playlist! Experience the heroes’ journey with music from all over the genre map.

Whether the hero is in the title, or the song is just on theme, we have the music to get you feeling all of the super hero feelings!

A little obvious, but how could we forget…

and for the “Belly of the Whale” moments: Cage the Elephant

and for some slow jams which are too ridiculous to ignore…

 

and Pharrell Williams goes on his own little journey…

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