Celebrity News: Eminem is the professional and artistic name chosen by the rapper, actor, and composer born under the name of Marshall Bruce Mathers III, it comes from the union of the two M contained in his name. He has a net worth of approximately $ 190 million dollars.
Towards the end of the nineties of last century, Eminem, burst on the world music scene to stay definitively like one of the majors referents of rap music; His album The Slim Shady LP, released in 1999, managed to position him in the first places in sales as well as in the critics, since he would win a Grammy award for best rap album. But The Slim Shady LP would be followed by more albums (The Marshall Matters LP, The Eminem Show, Encore, Relapse, and Recovery) and more recognitions that would magnify to the unsurprising limits the stylistic influence of Eminem in the rap.
Eminem was born on October 17, 1972, in Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States. Shortly after his birth, his father abandoned him and his mother, a situation that marked a constant transfer of housing within Missouri until about the twelve years of Eminem.
It should be noted that Eminem’s relationship with his mother was always very conflictive as a result of her addictions and then, it determined that Eminem grew very attached to his grandmother Betty Kresin. Moreover, many of his compositions openly tell us all the conflicts that Eminem has experienced since the artist has been able to use composition as a channel for expressing his sadness, joys and frustrations.
At the age of twelve, Eminem began to approach rap and although he combined his musical interest with the school, soon, the latter would lose in front of the music.
He joined several bands before becoming Eminem: Basement productions, The New Jacks, and D12, among others.
In 1996, with the release of the album Infinite, it would debut its brand new pseudonym. While Infinite would not receive critical praise, Eminem would continue to invest effort and fortunately changed things in a short time, at age three, when The Slim Shady LP was released, under the wing of Interscope.
Eminem’s next musical move, The Marshall Mathers LP, debuted directly at No. 1 sales. But accompanying his rise to fame, the scandals also multiplied in his personal life: the complaint of emotional damage that his mother did, conflicts with his partner Kim and the conviction of beating a man, among some of the most sounds.
In 2002 sees The Eminem Show and again to the first place of sales and to the controversy as a consequence of the video clip of one of the subjects of the disc, Without me, in which appears disguised of the Islamic terrorist Osama Bin Laden.
The next year, 2003, would also continue to give him joy and surprises, on the one hand, he becomes an actor for the film 8 Miles Curtis Hanson (LA Confidential) and one of the themes of the film’s soundtrack, Lose Yourself, Oscar award for best original song. 8 Miles tells the controversial life of a young white rapper who comes out afloat thanks to music and the complex relationship he maintains with his mother, a woman certainly unstable … any resemblance to reality was not a pure coincidence …
While rumors are constantly circulating about his retirement from music, none of this has been true and Eminem is currently working on several music projects and re-launching his record label, Shady Records.