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Eminem, (born Marshall Bruce Mathers III on October 17, 1972), is one of today’s most popular and controversial rappers. His first album, entitled Infinite was fairly well received after its release. Before releasing the album, Eminem had already produced many underground tracks, which spanned multiple mix-tapes. Eminem’s early work focused mostly on his experiences with drugs and being bullied. He was heavily involved in the underground freestyle circuit, competing and winning multiple competitions. In February of 1999, after earning recognition and becoming part of the mainstream rap-scene, he released The Slim Shady LP. The album sold 283,000 copies its first week. To date, the album has been certified 4x Platinum.
In May 2000 he released The Marshall Mathers LP, and the first single released from it (The Real Slim Shady) It was an enormously popular hit. During the first week after its release, it sold 1,760,049 copies, becoming the fastest-selling rap album in history, more than doubling the previous record held by Snoop Dogg’s 1993 debut, Doggystyle. Other singles from the album include ‘The Way I Am’ and ‘Stan’.
In 2002 he released The Eminem Show, in 2004 Encore and in 2005 Curtain Call: The Hits. His latest album, Relapse...
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