Marshall Bruce Mathers (born October 17, 1972) better known by his stage name Eminem or his alter ego Slim Shady, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. Eminems popularity brought his group project, D12, to mainstream recognition. As well as being a member of D12, Eminem is also one half of the Detroit hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, with Royce da 59. Eminem is one of the best-selling artists in the world.
He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest performers of all time by many magazines. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has achieved ten number one albums on the Billboard 200. He has also sold more than 33 million track downloads and 39.6 million albums in the United States alone.Eminem rapidly increased popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, The Slim Shady LP. The Slim Shady LP, The Marshall Mathers LP and his third major album, The Eminem Show, all won Grammy Awards, making Eminem the first artist to win Best Rap Album for three consecutive LPs. The Marshall Mathers LP is also considered one of Eminems best and most successful albums. Eminem then went on hiatus after touring in 2005. He released his first album since 2004s Encore, titled Relapse, on May 15, 2009. In 2010, Eminem released his seventh studio album Recovery, which was an international success. Recovery was also named the bestselling album worldwide of 2010 joining The Eminem Show, which was the best seller of 2002. Eminem won Grammy Awards for both Relapse and Recovery, giving him a total of 13 Grammys in his career. Eminem has named Mesta Ace, Big Daddy Kane, Nucleus, the Beastie Boys, Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, AZ, Nas, and Ice-T amongst others as his influences.
Eminem is one of the most successful rappers in the world. He gained popularity mostly for his first three albums. 2 have gone diamond and sold over 10000000 copies.
His album discography:
(1) Infinite (2) Slim Shady EP (3) Slim Shady LP (4) Marshall Mathers LP (5) The Eminem Show (6) Encore (7) Curtain Call: Greatest Hits (8) Relapse/Relapse: Refillv(9) Recovery (10)Hell: The Sequel EP
Eminem is very fond of tattoos. He has 9 different tattoos on his body. His tattoos are very much popular in the world. Young boys and girls are likes his tattoos very much. Many copy his tattoos on their face, body and hands. Below is the list of his new and latest tattoos.
1 Eminems left arm tattoo: Proof
Eminem got a new tattoo saying Proof down his left arm. The same way Proof had his.
Rot in pieces
2 Eminems stomach Tattoo: Rot in pieces
This tattoo is aimed at Eminems (divorced) wife Kim Scott. It pictures all the troubles Marshall went through because of Kim, including their arguments. At this time, Marshall had broken up with Kim and he didnt intend to get back to her. It shows a picture of an open grave with the words Rot in Pieces below. Rot in Pieces also represents a grave with Kims name. It had something definitive in the meaning, but it is also the expression of a great pain Eminem was unable to swallow.
Lower Right forearm Tattoo D
3 Eminems Lower Right forearm Tattoo: D
The D on Eminems right forearm stands for Marshalls hometown, Detroit and also for the D12 group, representing Dirty.
Lower Left Arm Tattoo 12
4 Eminems Lower Left Arm Tattoo: 12
The 12 on Eminems left forearm represents Dozen. If you put both forearms together, in addition you have D12.
This is the second part of the above tattoo.
Below the 12 there is also a gothic style
Lower Right Arm Tattoo D
5 Eminems Lower Right Arm Tattoo: D
On his right wrist Eminem has a tattoo saying Slit Me .
Eminem's wrist Tattoo Tribal
6 Eminems wrist Tattoo: Tribal
The gothic bracelet on his left wrist has no particular meaning, because Eminem forgot about the original meaning of the bracelet.
7 Eminems Back of lower right arm tattoo: Hailie Jade
On his right arm, you can read Hailies name vertically. Eminem got this tattoo to honor his daughter when she was born, in 1995. You can see this tattoo very clearly on the book cover of Martin Huxleys book (Eminem: Crossing the Line, St Martins Press)
8 Eminems Upper Left Arm Tattoo: Uncle Ronnie
Eminem got this tattoo as a mark of respect for his uncle, Ronnie Pilkington, who committed suicide back in 1991. Eminem was much closer to his uncle, who first introduced him to Hip-hop, than anyone else in his family and often includes Uncle Ronnie in some of his lyrics.
This tattoo is very artistic: it is related to the ghetto life in Detroit. You can see a huge mushroom along with buildings and the eye of a whore.
Haile Jade and Bonnie & Clyde
9 Eminems Upper Right arm tattoo: Hailie Jade and Bonnie & Clyde
Upper Right Arm Tattoo:
This tattoo is a portrait of Eminems daughter, Hailie Jade, with some roses around her. It also has the words Bonnie & Clyde, which was also a song on The Slim Shady LP, and which was also dedicated to his daughter.On his right shoulder Eminem has a Hailie tattoo that is his most recent tattoo. There is a picture of Hailie smiling and < Bonnie and Clyde > is written beneath. It reminds us of the great complicity between father and daughter. The roses are, of course, a symbol of his everlasting love for Hailie.
Before getting this tattoo done, he had a tattoo here which simply said Eminem. Above is the worlds famous tattoos and the people are crease about these.