Who is Eminem?
Rapper Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born on October 17th, 1972, and is known professionally as Eminem. His name is often stylized as EMINƎM. He is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer.
Eminem’s worldwide success and his acclaimed works, to which the popularization of hip-hop in Central America is attributed, are widely regarded as breaking down racial barriers to the acceptance of white rappers in pop music.
While much of his transgressive work in the early 2000s made him highly controversial, he became a representative of a widespread famous feared rapper. Eminem was influential for many artists of various genres and is often called one of the greatest rappers of all time.
After his debut album “Infinite” was released in (1996) and the extended Slim Shady EP (1997), Eminem signed with Dr Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment and gained mainstream popularity with The Slim Shady LP in 1999.
His next two releases, The Marshall Mathers LP (2000) and The Eminem Show (2002) were worldwide successes and were both nominated for Grammy Awards as Album of the Year. After the release of his last album Encore (2004), Eminem took a break in 2005, partly due to an addiction to prescription drugs.
Four years later, he returned to the music industry with the release of Relapse (2009), and Recovery was released the following year. Recovery was the world’s best-selling album of 2010, making Eminem’s second album the world’s best-selling album of the year after The Eminem Show in 2002.
In the following years, Eminem released the US number 1 albums The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Revival, Kamikaze and Music to Be Murdered By.
Eminem made his debut in the film industry with the music drama 8 Mile (2002), in which he played a fictional version of himself that won the Oscar for Best Original Song for “Lose Yourself” and made him the first hip-hop artist ever to win the award. He has cameo appearances in the films Wash (2001), Funny People (2009) and The Interview (2014) as well as in the television series Entourage (2010).
Eminem has developed other projects with manager Paul Rosenberg, including Shady Records, which has helped launch the careers of artists such as 50 Cent, Yelawolf and Obie Trice. He has also set up his channel, Shade-45, on Sirius XM-Radio.
With his immense talent, In addition to his solo career, Eminem was a member of the hip-hop group D12. He is also known for his collaboration with Detroit-based rapper Royce da 5’9 “; the two are collectively known as Bad Meets Evil.
Eminem Wife, Daughter, Family and Relationships
Eminem was questioned a lot for his personality as a rapper. He was married twice to Kimberly Anne Kim Scott. He met Kim in high school when he stood on a table with his shirt off and rapped LL Cool J’s song “I’m Bad“.
Kim had a twin sister by the name of Dawn, and they had run away from home; they moved in with Eminem and his mother when he was just 15, and they began a relationship together in 1989.
Their daughter Hailie was born on December 25, 1995. They were married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. Although Eminem told Rolling Stone in 2002, “I would rather have a baby through my penis than remarry,” he and Kim remarried briefly in January 2006.
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In early April, he filed for divorce and agreed to joint custody of Hailie. He also has custody of Dawn’s daughter Alaina and Whitney, Kim’s daughter from another relationship.
In early 2010, Eminem tabloid reports denied that he and Kim renewed their romantic relationship; however, in the same statement, his representative also confirmed that they now have a friendly relationship.
He had custody of his younger half-brother Nathan. In his 2014 song “Headlights”, Eminem apologized to and repeated his love for his mother.
On June 26, 2019, Eminem’s father, Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr., died of an apparent heart attack near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was 67 years old.
Legal issues and controversies
In 1999, Eminem’s mother sued him for $10 million for defaming her on The Slim Shady LP. The lawsuit, which was settled in 2001, resulted in a $1,600 award for her damages.
On June 3, 2000, Eminem was arrested by police during a fight with Douglas Dail at a car audio store in Royal Oak, Michigan, when he pulled out an unloaded gun and pointed it to the floor.
The next day he was arrested again in Warren, Michigan, for assaulting John Guerra in the Hot Rock Cafe parking lot when he saw him kissing his wife.
Eminem, He pleaded guilty to possession of a concealed weapon and assault and was given two years probation. On July 7, 2000, Kim attempted suicide by slashing her wrists and later sued Eminem for slander after she described her violent death in “Kim.
Eminem Net Worth 2020
Eminem has been known to be one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with an estimated worldwide turnover of more than 220 million records. He was the top-selling music artist in the USA in the 2000s and the top-selling male music artist in the USA in the 2010s. Billboard called him the “artist of the decade (2000-2009)”.
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With over more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, he is one of the commercially most successful rappers of all time. He is one of the wealthiest rappers in the world with an estimated net worth of 210 million US dollars from 2020.
RIP EMINEM WAS TRENDING ON TWITTER
It looks like another event could be added to the long list of bizarre events of 2020. Earlier on Tuesday, “RIP Eminem” on Twitter started with little explanation.
The hip-hop and music community was shocked after the hashtag #RIPEminem was in vogue in the US on Twitter. At the time of writing this article, it is still one of the top trends on the social media platform. However, an explanation for the trend is still somewhat unknown.
As far as we know, Eminem is alive and well. Neither the rapper nor a member of his team has published an explanation for his health or whereabouts. Nevertheless, some theories are being investigated about how #RIPEminem started setting trends.
This week, Twitter user @Levicumsock posted a tweet saying, “I killed Eminem.” The user account is now private, but this tweet may have triggered the avalanche of #RIPEminem tweets on Tuesday.
- Infinite (1996)
- The Slim Shady LP (1999)
- The Marshall Mathers LP (2000)
- The Eminem Show (2002)
- Encore (2004)
- Relapse (2009)
- Recovery (2010)
- The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)
- Revival (2017)
- Kamikaze (2018)
- Music to Be Murdered By (2020)
His Collaborative albums
- Devil’s Night (with D12) (2001)
- D12 World (with D12) (2004)
- Hell: The Sequel (with Bad Meets Evil) (2011)
Eminem Bio Wiki
Marshall Bruce Mathers III
October 17, 1972
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
|Home town||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Net worth||US$230 million (2019)|
Kimberly Anne Scott
(m. 1999; div. 2001)
(m. 2006; div. 2006)
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