May 31, 2001 - The lyrics
to 'Girls' has been posted on the message boards. Check them out here,
and sign up to the boards and give your thoughts.
31, 2001 - The New York Daily News reports Curtis Hanson, of L.A. Confidential
and Wonder Boys fame, just signed to direct the Eminem movie. A start date
has yet to be scheduled.
May 30, 2001 - NEWS FLASH...
New Eminem single out on the net called Girls... Em now is slamming Fred
Durst of Limp Bizkit as well as Everlast and Dilated Peoples. Em mentions
Christina but only to bash Fred. Check out the track here.
May 30, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Australian authorities are considering whether or not to allow
Eminem to enter the country to tour, with Em's character being a factor.
May 30, 2001 - You can vote
for Eminem as GQ's Man of the Year at GQ.com, though you'll have to fill
out a bunch of personal questions... they are giving away a $10k wardrobe
and trip to NY though.
May 30, 2001 - Eminem was
featured via satellite to accept his World Music Award for World's Best
Selling Rap Artist on the replay of the awards show that aired Monday night.
Em said he would've been there but Prince Albert didn't want him there.
May 29, 2001 - Eminem is
again showing a softer side as Peoplenews.com reports he loves the UK show
Pet Rescue as a source at Polydor revealed, "He watched a lot of
TV when he was in the UK and Pet Rescue really caught his eye. He can't
get enough of it." Read more.
May 29, 2001 - Las Vegas
oddsmaker Benjamin Echstein, CEO of America's Line, gave odds on Eminem
droping esctasy at 4-5, taking pills at 1-9, smoking pot at 10-1 saying
"E is reportedly his drug of choice. Echstein gives 1-20 odds he'll violate
his probation but says odds he'll get caught are 7-5.
May 27, 2001 - Eminem's videos
for My Name Is and Real Slim Shady made it to the TRL Retirement Home countdown
this weekend on MTV. For more details on how his videos have faired on
TRL, check here.
May 26, 2001 - D12 will be
performing the following dates on this year's Warped Tour according to
7/31 - Bristow, VA @
8/1 - Virginia Beach,
VA @ Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheatre
8/2 - Pittsburgh, PA
@ Iron City Light Amphitheatre
8/3 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter
Center at the Waterfront
8/4 - New York, NY @
8/5 - Asbury Park, NJ
@ Asbury Park Lot
8/7 - Cleveland, OH @
8/8 - Buffalo, NY@ La
8/9 - Boston, MA @ Suffolk
8/10 - Montreal, QC @
Parc Des Illes
8/11 - Toronto, ON@ Toronto
8/12 - Pontiac, MI @
Phoenix Plaza Amphitheatre
May 25, 2001 - MTV reports
Eminem is to be the guest star on a new release fromhip hop unknowns Indigous
Tribe, as he's an old friend with the Tribe's frontman Fidel Garcia.
May 23, 2001 - News of the
World reports a friend says before Kim decided to give all of Eminem's
possessions in her home to charity she "wanted to burn it all."
May 22, 2001 - The Enquirer's
Mike Walker reports Eminem, Snoop, and Dr. Dre fear for their lives now
that Suge Knight is out of jail since they are filming The Wash in the
streets of LA, where they are easy targets. The beefed-up security for
the film is costing $250,000!
May 22, 2001 - Ananova reports
Eminem, Puff Daddy, Dr Dre, Q-Tip, Snoop Dogg, top record producers and
label executives are expected to attend a rap summit June 12 and 13 to
discuss the image of violence and controversy that surrounds hip-hop.
May 22, 2001 - NME.com reports
Eminem is believed to be considering an onstage appearance with his proteges
D12 when they play a one-off London show this summer.
May 20, 2001 - A circuit
court agency in Michigan has recommended that Eminem pay $142,480 a year
in child support to Kimberly Mathers. Read more.
May 20, 2001 - Hiphop rubbed
shoulders with world diplomacy Wednesday as rap singers, politicians and
music industry leaders gathered at U.N. headquarters to dispel the notion
that hiphop is all sex, drugs and violence. KRS-One told the gathering,
"Our message is that you don't have to sound like Eminem." Read more.
May 18, 2001 - MTV reports
Eminen and his hometown crew D12 have designated June 19 as Devil's Night,
as the group's debut album will be released. Em's publicist, Dennis Dennehy,
told MTV "It's Eminem to the sixth power."
May 18, 2001 - NME.com reports
Eminem and Marilyn Manson have recorded a heavy metal duet of The Way I
Am off The Marshall Mathers LP. Read more.
May 15, 2001 - British Tabloid
Sunday Sport reports Eminem recently hooked up with a British fan he met
in Las Vegas. After Em invited her to a club called Baby's, the pair hit
it off and went to his room, where Mathers made his move. Beba Watson then
revealed, "It was fast, furious and fantastic. Eminem may be one of the
world's top stage acts, but his performance between the sheets is pretty
damn goo too."
May 13, 2001 - The Sun reports
Kim recently gave all of Eminem's clothes to a charity shop.
May 13, 2001 - Boy George
is commenting to Detour magazine on Eminem calling him the "Great White
Dope" and declares, "I hate the fact that I find him sexually attractive."
May 13, 2001 - The Insane
Clown Posse's road manager, William B. Dail, was arrested and released
on bond after allegedly choking a man who waved an Eminem T-shirt in front
of the band on Tuesday in Omaha, Nebraska. Read more.
May 8, 2001 - News of the
World reports Eminem has received death threats after two bullets with
his name written on them were found outside an LA hotel where he was staying.
May 6, 2001 - From Saturday
Night Live's Weekend Update; "Marshall Mathers II, the father of rapper
Eminem, said this week that he wants to reunite with his son after 25 years.
Eminem's dad said he's desperate to rebuild their relationship and has
left a checking account number where he can be reached."
May 4, 2001 - The Sun reports
the odd moment where Eminem was announced as a winner at the World Music
Awards, which led to the announcement "He can't be here. We filmed his
acceptance in New York this afternoon but it didn't get here in time -
so we'll put it in later for the TV."
May 4, 2001 - Eminem won
World's Best Selling Rap Artist at the World Music Awards in Monaco on
Wednesday in Monaco.
May 4, 2001 - Inside Edition
talked to Eminem's father Marshall Mathers II who says, "I don't think
it's ever too late to begin a relationship and I would love nothing more
than to at least be on open terms with him." Mathers says he hasn't seen
his son in over 25 years.
May 3, 2001 - The New York
Post's Liz Smith reports Beyonce Knowles is insisting that she's not dating
Eminem. Her rep, Yvette Schure, added "This is a Christian girl who wouldn't
lie about anything. She does not have a boyfriend at the moment. She is
only 19 years old. She is just a normal kid who would never date anyone
in the industry. I have to equate this with other nasty 'made up' stories
about her, such as that she was somewhere in a nightclub quaffing champagne.
She never went to that club and she doesn't drink! She has never tasted
May 3, 2001 - Eminem told
the BBC "Sometimes I do think, like what if I push the limit on something?
What if there's a crazy fan who wants to shoot me while I'm on stage or
something, you know what I mean?"
May 2, 2001 - The Los Angeles
Times surveyed "22 of the most powerful executives in the record business"
for comments on the future of top current musicians, including Eminem.
An executive said of Slim, "He's arguably the most profound lyricist I've
heard. 'Stan' is a brilliant record. My feeling is his fan base will grow
with him. People are interested in knowing what he's going to think three
years from now and five years from now. He doesn't just have a hit, but
a point of view that is interesting and unique." Read more.
May 2, 2001 - In regards
to the stale semi-nude photo of Eminem appearing in Cosmo originally featured
in Rolling Stone, Eminem recently told Glue magazine, a Los Angeles alternative
publication, that folks would be disappointed in his genitalia because
it's "...small and funny-shaped." Em also admitted in the article that
he attended a few drag shows back in the early 1990s.
May 2, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Eminem will appear in a new film entitled The Wash along with Dr.
Dre and Snoop Dogg. The film is a comedy set at a car wash, which will
be written and directed by DJ Pooh.
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