Finally. More than half-way into the decade, someone's stepped up and given it a name. It's not like the 80's or the 90's, this decade. This one simply didn't have a name. We were vacillating between "the aughts" and "the Ohs." But then, this:
The end of Eminem? : "That he's pulled off such a feat within this era, within the realm of rap, makes the dynasty that much more remarkable. Both the 2000s and hip-hop favor the chew-'em-up, spit-'em-out mentality. Together, they're nearly lethal to longevity."
Now when the Practical Mormon's surly teenaged (pardon the redundancy) offspring need an excuse for failing to clean their rooms, they've got a good line.