publication date: Sunday, June 26, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)
clue: The rap lyrics of this Detroit prodigy melt in his mouth, not in his hand.
explanation: Eminem was a rapper from Detroit hailed as a white prodigy of the musical form. The phrase "melt in his mouth, not in his hand" plays on the slogan for the candy M&Ms from which he took his name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, Justin Hampson, Lori S., Phyllis Persun, Dave Stoppenhagen, and Derrek White