First Dibs: New Book of Essays About Eminem Will Hit Shelves November

Ariana Grande releases the full track list for her upcoming album, Mercedes-Benz announces their Evolution Tour that will showcase big acts like Young The Giant and Mayer Hawthorne, and watch the exclusive VH1 premiere of the new Leela James album ‘Fall For You.’

  • Eminem is one of the most interesting rappers of our time. His extraordinary career and tremendous talent sparks more conversations in Hip Hop than others. Scott F. Parker has curated a book of essays entitled, Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race: Essays, which deals with a critical look at the emcee’s career. Rapper Talib Kweli wrote the foreword for the book that is slated to drop in the fall. [Spin]
  • The wait for Ariana Grande’s highly anticipated sophomore album, “My Everything” would be absolutely unbearable if it wasn’t for the teasers she has been dropping all week. Grande has now released the 12 song track list that reveals collaborations from artists like A$AP Ferg, Childish Gambino and Big Sean. “My Everything” will be in stores August 25th. [Billboard]
  • Mercedes-Benz is launching the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour and its first stop is New York City.  This tour is an exciting new venture that combines great music and the launch of the all-new 2015 GLA, ideal for millennials with an adventurous lifestyle. The Alabama Shakes will headline the first show in New York on July 24th, along with a live interactive art exhibition by Mr. Brainwash. For more information, tour dates, and artist bios, check out the Evolution Tour at [Mercedes-Benz]
  • We’ve launched our exclusive VH1 First premiere of the new Leela James album “Fall For You.” Listen here first and pre-order “Fall For You” on iTunes, today! [VH1]

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