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Eminem performing in June 2009
Background information
Birth name Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Also known as M&M (former)
Born October 17, 1972 (1972-10-17) (age 43)
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1987–present
Associated acts
Website eminem.com

Marshall Bruce Mathers III, (born October 17, 1972), better known by his stage name Eminem (written as EMINƎM) and also as Slim Shady,[1] is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, Eminem released his eighth studio album on November 5, 2013. It is called The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and is a sequel to The Marshall Mathers LP. Eminem is currently signed to Interscope Records.

Personal life[change | change 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.[2] He has adopted two of his nieces as daughters. He is the legal guardian of his half-brother, Nathan.

Acting career[change | change 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.[3] 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 | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Eminem has released 8 studio albums:

Year Album
1996 Infinite
1999 The Slim Shady LP
2000 The Marshall Mathers LP
2002 The Eminem Show
2004 Encore
2009 Relapse
2010 Recovery
2013 The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Compilation albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2002 8 Mile
2003 The Singles
2005 Curtain Call: The Hits
2006 Eminem Presents: The Re-Up
2011 Bad Meets Evil
2014 Shady XV

References[change | change source]