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MARSHALL BRUCE MATHERS III

DID YOU KNOW?:

 

When Eminem was young, he was bullied so badly, that a fight actually put him in a coma.

Despite what people think, Eminem did not spend his whole life in trouble with the law Eminem's first arrest came when he was 20 years old and it was for shooting a paintgun at a police car. The charges were later dropped.

Emeinem has a younger half-brother named Nathan. Nathan Mathers lives part-time with Eminem in his Detroit mansion.

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    Eminem  is left-handed. 

     EM cuts his own hair.

     Eminem's favorite drink is Mountain Dew.

     Eminem  had been wanting to sample Aerosmith's "Dream On" since he was 16 or 17. Proof reminded him about it and  Eminem sampled it for "Sing For The Moment".

     Eminem has a black Yukon XL that includes a GameCube, DVD player, and Alpine stereo system.

     Eminem voted for his first time in the '04 presidential election (obviously not for Bush). He voted absentee and had his bodyguard drop it off for him.

     Eminem got a Mercedes S1500 for his 31st birthday from Paul, his manager.

     Eminem's favorite actor is Denzel Washington, but his other favorites are Robin Williams and Tom Hanks.

     Eminem considers Chris Rock the funniest man alive. His favorite character of his is Pookie from New Jack City.

    The name of the song playing in the background of The Kiss (skit on The Eminem Show) is called "Everyone's Looking At Me." It was a song that Eminem recorded for The Wash soundtrack, but never made it. 

     Eminem was embarrased to release "Hailie's Song" at first.

     Eminem now has full custody of Hailie. He never misses Hailie's field trips or plays. He's even read books to her class.

    Hailie plays video games and colors while Eminem records in the studio. She came up w/the hook to "My Dad's Gone Crazy" one day-while Eminem was mixing "Soldier"-she was there playing around and said "Somebody please help him!"

     

    Eminem wears a silver ring that says "Dad" on it that Hailie gave him for Father's Day in 2002.

    Like Dre, Eminem buys a copy of his own album when it hits stores for good luck.

    Eminem likes to play arcades at his house. He has Popeye, Dig Dug, Ms. Pacman, and a Jurassic Park pinball machine.

    Eminem watches Dora the Explorer, Hey Arnold, and the Powerpuff Girls with Hailie.

    Some or Eminem's  favorite movies are How High?, Orange County, and The Matrix.

    Eminem's favorite color is light blue.

    Eminem's  shoe size is 10 1/2.

    Eminem likes shopping at K-Mart, but is mad because he can't go as much because  of his fame. He also wishes he could pump his gas without wearing a disguise.

     Tom Green and South Park make him laugh like crazy.

    When Eminem  writes his lyrics, he starts at the corner of the paper and writes downward instead of writing on the lines.

    To record "Just the Two of Us" with Hailie in the studio, (now known as "Bonnie and Clyde '97") Eminem  told Kim he was gonna take Hailie to Chuck E. Cheese.

    Eminem  got his Rolex watch from Jimmy Iovine, the head of Interscope Records. One day, he was playing around and started complaining about how Kid Rock got a Rolex for Christmas and all he got was some free CDs to give to his cousins. So, they gave Eminem a Rolex and he was happily surprised.

    Eminem attends public community meetings and even lets kids in the neighborhood play basketball at his house.

    Eminem niece, Elane (who's a few years older than Hailie), is a big influence on Hailie. He says that she and Hailie feed off of each other because Hailie learns a lot from her.

    Eminem  major influences growing up were his uncle Ronnie, the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, 2 Live Crew, Run DMC, and 3rd Bass.

    ~When Eminem  was 17, he used to play 2pac's "Dear Mama" nonstop in his car. He considers Pac the greatest lyricist of all time.

    ~According to his mom, Em used to have a security blanket named "woobie."

    Em's uncle Ronnie bought him his first rap album, the "Breakin'" soundtrack. The album also inspired him to become the expert breakdancer he is today.

    Em has a total of 12 tattoos. He has an E M I N E M tattoo on his upper right arm that is covered by a picture of Hailie that says Bonnie & Clyde underneath it, a newer tattoo of the Bonnie and Clyde getaway car with a city scene beneath it, a vertical Hailie Jade (scroll detail was added to this in 2003) tattoo on the back of his right arm, a D near his right elbow (the 1st part of his D-12 tattoo), a 12 near his left elbow (smoke was an addition to these tattoos in 2003), a tribal sign on his left wrist, a Slim Shady tattoo complete with mushrooms on his upper left arm, a Ronnie RIP tattoo that’s right under the Slim Shady one, a newer tattoo of a rose w/a skull in the center with a heart to the left of it that has "Marshall" & "Kim" in it beneath it, an older Kim Rot In Pieces tattoo on his torso, and a Slit Me tattoo on his right wrist.

    The name of Em's tattoo artist is Mr. Cartoon-who is located in California.

    Eminem and Dido had never met until the "Stan" video and the first time the to performed the song together was on SNL.

    Em was in a couple of groups before he decided to go solo in 1997. Some of the groups included: Bassmint Productions, the New Jacks, and Soul Intent. One
     of these groups would perform wearing ski masks and sweat suits. When they finished their set, they would “unmask” themselves.

    Em fell in love with rap when he first heard Ice-T’s “Reckless” & started writing rhymes when he was 12 years old.

    Em would spend hours at night studying the dictionary so that he could expand his vocabulary for his raps.

    Eminem still gets nervous before going on stage.

    Eminem worked for a factory called Gibbs Machinery when he was 16. He had a lot of odd jobs (sweeping floors, taking out the trash) and also worked at Little Ceaser's pizza.)

    Em was a short-order cook at a restaurant called Gilbert's Lodge in St. Claire Shores, Michigan. Whenever he had some lyrics he needed to write down, he'd write them on some receipts. He also used to write his lyrics in pencil on the wall above his bed, but his mom got really pissed cuz the paint came off after trying to erase them. When his friends came to eat, he would also rap things off the menu to them.

    Em was really quiet at school and had a hard time making friends, but started becoming more social in the 8th grade. He used to spend his free time watching TV and reading comic books.

    Before Em heard rap, he wanted to be a comic book artist.

    Em’s idea of splurging is spending $500 or $600 at Nike Town. He’s not used to having so much money and doesn’t really know what to do with it.

    Em and Kim used to live in all black neighborhoods, so they would usually meet each other half way or at the railroad tracks to avoid harm. Eminem would usually get beat up on the way there and even got shot at once.

    Em’s favorite collaboration with Dre is “Forgot About Dre,” but both of them say that they haven’t even come close to the best that they can do on a record.

    Em and Dre got the idea for “Guilty Conscience” ‘s second verse from the movie “Animal House.”

    Kim has a twin sister named Dawn.

    Em gave Paul Rosenberg one of the Grammys that he won in 2000.

    Paul "Bunyan" Rosenberg has been Emeniem’s mananger since 1995.

    Em feels that he can’t trust anybody that he meets because the thinks that they are just trying to befriend him because he’s famous. He likes to keep in touch with his circle of friends who know him as Marshall Mathers.

    The background for “Kim” was on a 1983 episode of “Growing Pains.”

     The 4 recorded dates for Em getting beat up by D'Angelo Bailey were: October 15, 1981-Marshall got beat up, was bruised, got the wind knocked out of him, had nausea, abnormal sleepiness, and had injuries toward his lips and tongue. November 14, 1981-Marshall suffered another beating during recess, but had sleeplessness, vomiting, nightmares, and antisocial behavior. December 21, 1981-Marshall suffered yet another beating with injuries toward his face, head, back, and legs. January 13, 1982-Marshall was intentionally hit with a snowball containing a heavy object, was mainly wounded severely while lying on the ground and eventually went into a coma and an intermittent loss of vision in his right eye and an intermittent loss of hearing. (This info was based on official legal documents because the Mathers family tried to sue the school board, but lost).

     Em says that D'Angelo was the biggest kid in school and he was the smallest. Em claims he still sees a white dot in his right eye from time to time.

  • This is the BABY EMINEM COLLAGE I made. Ain't it cute? Ain't he cute??

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