Mr. Porter discusses his upcoming debut LP and working on Eminem’s earliest album «Infinite.»
Earlier this month, Mr. Porter announced that his rap incarnation Kon Artis of D12 was officially dead and that he decided to move on with his solo career. Now, in a recent interview with Hip Hop-N-More, the Detroit producer/rapper discussed his upcoming debut album tHe mEmO. Although he didn’t give a time table for its release, he did explain that it will differ from his previous works and will reflect a more socially conscious side to his rhymes
Mr. Porter also discussed his lengthy career alongside Eminem. Having worked with Eminem since his 1996 debut Infinite, Porter said that he and Em never had the mainstream music industry in mind, they were only looking to make good music. He also revealed that he revealed that he produced the entirety of Infinite and late D12 member Proof programmed the drums. (more…)
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards will take place at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand and be broadcast live Sunday May 20, 8/7c on ABC.
Bad Meets Evil are nominated for Top New Artist, Top Rap Album “Hell: The Sequel” and Eminem is nominated for Top Social Artist. Eminem has become one of the top-selling artists in the world.
See the full list of 2012 Billboard Music Awards finalists here.
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will turn the desert into one giant West Coast party when they hit the stage for a co-headlining performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this Sunday and again on April 22 in Indio, Calif. Joining them will be plenty of surprise guests (Eminem? Wiz Khalifa?) and JoiStaRR, who will provide background vocals. (more…)
A post alleging Em, Daz Dillinger and Warren G would be joining the good doctor and D-O-Double-Gizzle appeared on G’s official website, although it was removed shortly after… (more…)
On April 11, 2006, Detroit lost one of its beloved hip-hop sons, Proof, when he died from gunshot wounds following a shooting in a local night club. In addition to being a founding member of platinum-selling group, D12, Proof was known for his raspy voice and served as longtime close friend Eminem’s hypeman on tour. The character Future from 8 Mile, played by Mekhi Phifer, was based on Proof. Here, Proof’s friend and former label mate, Obie Trice, shares a few funny anecdotes that give a glimpse into the enigmatic character that was Proof. —Adam Fleischer (more…)
In the fourth installment of Slaughterhouse’s latest vlog series, we get a look behind the scenes of their show in NYC including when NYPD (more…)