Eminem (Marshall Bruce Mathers II) - rap-singer, actor, producer, Oscar winner.
Eminem was born in October 17, 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, US. His father quit their family when Marshall was younger than a year old. Since then the boy with his mother moved a lot and lived with relatives. Later his family settled in Detroit but Marshall’s life there was not easy – he often changed schools and got to blows. While being keen of rap Marshall composed songs when he was 13 years old and at 15 he established his own group.
After graduation Eminem has worked some low-wage jobs and was on the air. And in 1995 he has joined to “Soul Intent” group. Following year Marshall Mathers released his first “Infinite” album which wasn’t very successful. But rapper continued his work.
After cooperation with Dr. Dre Eminem released «Slim Shady LP» album. The same time he has signed a contract with Aftermath Entertainment. Eminem has won three “Grammy” awards in 2001. The singer has also entered “D12” group. His «The Eminem Show» album was released in 2002 and “Encore” in 2004.
Marshall debuted as actor in «Da Hip Hop Witch» movie in 2000. Then he played in «The Wash» movie in 2001. «8 Mile» movie has attained great success in 2002 and “Lose Yourself” song has won Oscar. After stagnation in the works Eminem has announced himself again by singing along with 50 cent and Dr. Dre in 2009.