Eminem

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Eminem

Awards •15 gramy awards • Eminem received the Global Icon Award. • Was voted 'Best Rapper Alive' numerous times. • Four MTV Video Music Awards.

Background • His dad left the family when Eminem was 18 months old. • His mom later had a son named Nathan. • Eminem and his mom moved a lot, rarely staying in one house for more than a year or two, and mostly living with family members. • He started to rap at age 14. • He attended open-mic contests at the Hip-Hop Shop, located on West 7 Mile. • As a child, Eminem developed an interest in storytelling and aspired to become a comic book artist before discovering hip hop.

EMINEM

Educational Background • He failed 9th grade 3 times. • When he was 17 he droppedout of high school. • Although he really liked English, he never really read any literature.

Early Life • Marshall Bruce Mathers III • Born on October 17, 1972, in St. Joseph, Missouri. • One sibiling: his brother Nathan. • mom's name is Debbie Mathers. • Dad's name is Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr.

“If you have enemies, good. That means you stood up for something.” '“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” By, Eminem

Other facts •He was married twice to Kimberly Anne "Kim" Scott, who he met when he was 15 ' she was 13 •Kim ran away from home as a teenager, along with her twin sister Dawn, and his mom let them stay at their house. •He began his on-and-off relationship with Kim in 1989. •He has a tattoo of his daughter Hailie on his right arm. •He has three daughters all together; Hailie Jade Scott Mathers (his biological daughter), Alaina Mathers (his adopted daughter, and her mom is Kim’s twin sister), and Whitney Scott Mathers.

Career • For some time, he held a minimum-wage job cooking and dishwashing at Gilbert's Lodge • He released his first album Infinite in 1996. • Eminem released The Slim Shady LP in February 1999. It became one of the year's most popular albums, going triple platinum by the end of the year. • He released The Marshall Mathers LP in May 2000. It went on to sell 1.76 million copies in its first week. • A lot of the songs he wrote were about his daughter, his life struggles, and his mom. • He has also stared in some movies. • Durring his career Eminem has had a drug problem. • He continued to use drugs until he collapsed in a bathroom. When he woke up in the hospital he was told him that he'd taken the equivalent of four bags of heroin, and was "about two hours from dying."

Brother Nathan

Alaina

Whitney

Mom Debbie

Hailie


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