Eminem performing in June 2009
|Birth name||Marshall Bruce Mathers III|
|Also known as||M&M (former)|
|Born||October 17, 1972
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupations||Rapper, record producer, songwriter, actor|
|Labels||Aftermath, Shady, Interscope (current)
Bassmint, FBT Productions, Mashin' Duck Records, Web (former)
|Associated acts||Bad Meets Evil, D12, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Obie Trice, Proof, Rihanna, Royce Da 5'9 ily Eminem|
Personal life[change | edit source]
Eminem has one biological daughter named Hailie Jade Scott Mathers by ex-wife Kimberley Anne Scott Mathers. Kimberley and Eminem married in 1999. After debuting the 2000 hit, Kim, they separated the following year. He has adopted two of his nieces as daughters. He is the legal guardian of his half-brother, Nathan.
Acting career[change | edit source]
Eminem has starred in a movie called "8 Mile" that is semi-autobiographical (about himself). The song "Lose Yourself", which was from the movie, won an Oscar award and is his biggest hit to date. Eminem is often called the 'Best Rapper Alive' and was named 'King Of Hip-Hop' of 2011, beating fellow hip-hop stars Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Kanye West.
Discography[change | edit source]
Studio albums[change | edit source]
Eminem has released 8 studio albums:
|1999||The Slim Shady LP|
|2000||The Marshall Mathers LP|
|2002||The Eminem Show|
|2013||The Marshall Mathers LP 2|
Compilation albums[change | edit source]
|2005||Curtain Call: The Hits|
|2006||Eminem Presents: The Re-Up|
References[change | edit source]
- "Eminem: The real Slim Shady". BBC News. 2000-07-11. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/828935.stm. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
- "Eminem: It's all for my daughter". BBC News. 2001-08-20. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1501064.stm. Retrieved 2009-09-07.
- "Weekend Rock List: Oscars’ Best Original Songs". Rolling Stone. 2009-02-20. http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2009/02/20/weekend-rock-list-oscars-best-original-songs/. Retrieved 2009-09-07.