During the verses, Eminem portrays both himself and an obsessive fan, with pen-scratching sounds in the background to indicate communication via letters. Problems playing these files?
Life and career — Bruce left the family, moving to California  and having two other children: In Missouri, they lived in several places, including St. Joseph, Savannahand Kansas City. When Polkinghorn committed suicide inEminem stopped speaking for days and did not attend his funeral.
When her son became famous, Debbie was unimpressed by suggestions that she was a less-than-ideal mother, contending that she sheltered him and was responsible for his success. InDebbie allowed runaway Kimberly Ann "Kim" Scott to stay at their home; several years later, Eminem began an on-and-off relationship with Scott.
Although he was interested in Englishhe never explored literature preferring comic books and disliked math and social studies.
When she left to play bingo, he would blast the stereo and write songs. After they disbanded he joined Soul Intentwho released a single on their self-titled EP featuring Proof. The case was dismissed when the victim did not appear in court. I had, like, forty dollars to get her something.
The character allowed him to express his anger with lyrics about drugs, rape, and murder. Iovine played the tape for record producer Dr. Drefounder of Aftermath Entertainment and founding member of hip-hop group N.
Dre recalled, "In my entire career in the music industry, I have never found anything from a demo tape or a CD. I had never seen stars, let alone Dr. Baby One More Time for fastest-selling solo album. Although Eminem parodied shock rocker Marilyn Manson in the music video for "My Name Is", they are reportedly on good terms; Manson is mentioned in "The Way I Am", appeared in its music video and has performed a live remix of the song with Eminem.
Eminem, under fire for homophobic lyrics, shared the stage with a gay icon for a performance of "Stan" that would have been memorable in any context. The Eminem Show was released in May It was another success, reaching number one on the charts and selling over 1.
Its sales were partially driven by the first single, " Just Lose It ", which contained slurs about Michael Jackson.
We want the pass back". So the irony of this situation with Michael is not lost on me. The song criticized President George W. Bush as "This weapon of mass destruction that we call our president", with lyrics including "Fuck Bush".
When they break in, it is learned that they are there to register to vote; the video ends with "VOTE Tuesday November 2".
Rumors began early in the year about a double album to be released late that year, entitled The Funeral;  the greatest hits albumentitled Curtain Call: The Hitswas released in December.
In July the Detroit Free Press reported a possible final bow for Eminem as a solo performer, quoting members of his inner circle as saying that he would embrace the roles of producer and label executive.
The day of Curtain Call: Denying that he was retiring, he suggested he would take a break as an artist: The Re-Up on Shady Records. In August he canceled the European leg of the tour, later announcing that he had entered drug rehabilitation for treatment of a "dependency on sleep medication".
The Hits was released December 6, by Aftermath Entertainment. It feels good right now, the energy of the label.Eminem timeline & biography, from his birth in through his tumultuous childhood in Detroit, his mega-successful rap career, and current life.
Eminem. Born as Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri to Debbie Mathers and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr. His mother nearly dies during his birth.
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Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St.
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His administration focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid, as . "Without Me" is a song by American rapper Eminem from his fourth studio album The Eminem Show (). "Without Me" was released on May 14, as the lead single from the album, and re-released on his greatest hits compilation album Curtain Call: The Hits ().
"Without Me" is one of Eminem's most successful singles, reaching number two in the U.S. Billboard Hot , and number one in.