Contributed by eminem9801:
Eminem & D12 concert (also with Dr. Dre and Xhibit!). and they do PURPLE PILLS! Sept. 8, 2001 PAY PER VIEW
Sept. 8, 2001 at 10pm eastern, 9pm central, 8pm mountain, and 7pm pacific. Cost is $19.95. Call your local cable company. Sorry, USA only.
YOU GOTTA SEE THIS MAN……..
PLEASE FORWARD THE NEWZ TO ALL THE GREAT AND LOYAL EMINEM FANS!!!!!!!!!
More cool info: www.eminemppv.com/ and a PHAT contest to win all his sh**!
Launch.com reports Jay-Z has bumped up the release of The Blueprint as bootlegs of the album have hit the street already.
The album had been set for a September 18 release but instead will be released on the 11th.
Weak rap sales continued in the album charts this week as the top 30 only included two acts, Krazie Bone’s debut Thug On Da Line cleared 53,122 for the week while D12’s Devils Night sold 52,397, dropping 14% for the week in sales.
Aaliyah took the #1 spot after her tragic death in the Bahamas August 25, while Mary J. Blige’s new album, No More Drama, was close behind. Aaliyah had 337,073 sales for the week while Blige had 324,936.
I added a new poll following Suge Knight’s comments that he wouldn’t have signed ‘comedian’ Eminem during his stint in jail. Sound off by voting.
Virgin Mega talked to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s Krayzie Bone as he preps his new solo album, Thug On Da Line and sounding off on his troubles with Bone Thugs.
While Krayzie says there were problems with the group, it wasn’t with each other, “That had to be the most frustrating time for all of us. It wasn’t us against each other, it was us against Ruthless Records. But no matter what moves we was makin’, we was getting’ f**ked. So right now, we in the process of gettin’ out of our contracts.”
Suge Knight was interviewed by the BBC where he revealed his thoughts on the missed opportunity to sign the likes of Eminem while he served his prison term.
Suge says, “He’s a comedian. I wouldn’t have signed him. I’m more into giving the guys off the block the opportunity. I don’t do this music thing just for the money.”
Sean Combs launched his new clothing line, Sean John Loungewear, a fashion show staged at Bloomingdale’s.
During the show, the models were greeted with hoots and hollers from the female crowd at the show. The line includes men’s underwear, pajamas and robes.
NME reports British tabloids are saying Eminem will join Michael Jackson on stage may perform a duet with Jackson at this weekend’s 30th Anniversary concert in New York.
Destiny’s Child, Outkast, Usher and Craig David top the list of nominees for the MasterCard MOBO Awards 2001. The awards will be held Thursday 4 October at the London Arena.
Grand Royal Records, the label launched by the Beastie Boys in 1993, shut down on Friday because of mounting debts, decreasing assets, and exceedingly harsh industry conditions.