When noted rapper Eminem commanded his audience's attention in his 2000 megahit release "The Real Slim Shady" and queried in the lyrics, "Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?", the authors took the question seriously and began to search for the "real slim shady" among the fabric of contemporary capitalism.
Premiere Issue of Scratch Magazine -- Summer 2004
Table of Contents:
-The Architect: Dr. Dre
-Mouth of the South: Lil Jon
-The Long Cut: DJs
-Man at the Top: Funkmaster Flex
-Nottz So Fast: Nottz
-Element 78: The birthplace of DJing, E-Double, Joey Fingaz, Sleepy Brown, Danger Mouse, DJ Jun, Miri Ben Ari
Table of Contents:
-Busta Rhymes: "Rage Against The Machine"
-Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz: "Mouth of the South"
-Missy Elliot: "Beauty and the Beats"
-Eminem: "The Unbearable Whiteness of Emceeing"
-Benzino: "True Redemption"
-Ja Rule: "Against All Odds"
The Making of Big Pun's Capital Punishment
MTV2 & XXL's 10 Most Anticipated Hip Hop ALbums of 2004
Exclusive Interview: Eminem Is the Best Rapper Alive A Reacist?
- Underhanded; corrupt; sneaky.
- Something suspicious, awkward, or strange.
The Real Rap Issue; Eminem: Can I Kick It?; Swaggajack: Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Jay-Z, and T.I.; The Best Rapper Ever; The 50 Hottest Rap Blogs; Best Rap of 1998; The Roots
Take an inside look at hip-hop's most legendary event that helped launch the careers of some of today's biggest stars and brought together the entire hip-hop world under one roof.
Enter the world of Slim Shady and his crew, featuring Marshall, the naive high school underdog- Ken Kiniff, the devious fashion fiend- Dave, Slim's most loyal smoked out disciple- and Big D the muscle bound outspoken who feels that it is his duty to beat up every over hyped celebrity that crosses his path.
Music Videos: Stan, Way I Am, Real Slim Shady, Role Model, Guilty Conscience, My Name Is, Just Don't Give A * * * *
Motor Town Detroit is home to the best white rapper on the block and his name is Eminem. Unlike some bullgods of rock, this guy did have it real tough growing up- he's legit. Tough times make tough folks and Eminem has rapped his way up since the age of 14.