Songwriters behind hits for Eminem & 50 Cent collaborate with Australian talent

Top international songwriters hit Sydney for SongHubs APRA AMCOS is playing musical matchmaker in Sydney this week by bringing together big name international songwriters and top local talents. The SongHubs Trans-Tasman songwriting camp kicked off yesterday at Forbes Street Studios and has been curated by Auckland-based producer and long-time Manic Street Preachers collaborator Greg Haver. Credit: APRA AMCOS/Belinda Dipalo On the international front, Haver is joined by superproducer Mike Elizondo, co-writer of hits including Eminem’s The Real Slim Shady, 50 Cent’s In Da Club and Carrie Underwood’s Cowboy Casanova. Elizondo’s diverse talents have also seen him work with Jay Z, … Continue reading Songwriters behind hits for Eminem & 50 Cent collaborate with Australian talent

Shady Records Signs Label Deal With Griselda Records For Westside Gunn And Conway

The pair got their start in the early 2000’s, with Conway steadily earning a reputation as one of the most skilled rappers in the region, while Gunn worked as his manager, eventually developing his own career as an artist and launching Griselda. Since breaking onto the scene with the label’s independently released mixtapes and a series of SoundCloud-released music, Gunn and Conway have caught the attention of the media and fans alike, garnering respect from everyone from DJ Premier and Pete Rock, to Anderson.Paak, to Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali. A growing cult following has resulted in Griselda’s vinyl releases and label … Continue reading Shady Records Signs Label Deal With Griselda Records For Westside Gunn And Conway

Eminem Releases Limited-Edition Collectible Items

Items Include Re-Issued MMLP Cassette, Collectibles Made Of Salvaged Materials From His Razed Childhood Home In honour of today’s 16th anniversary of the release of his seminal The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem is offering a series of limited-edition collectible items that are now available at Eminem.com. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these items will be donated to the Marshall Mathers Foundation, which provides funds for organisations working with at-risk youth in Michigan and throughout the U.S. The collectible items include an authentic brick from the rescued remains of Eminem’s childhood home that was featured on the … Continue reading Eminem Releases Limited-Edition Collectible Items