Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers and he is a well-known rapper and record producer from the United States. Many of his songs have been chart topping hits and he has managed to sell over 172 million albums worldwide. He is one of the world’s best-selling artists and has even been dubbed the ‘King of Hip Hop’. Some of Eminem’s fans also refer to him as ‘the Real Slim Shady’, which is a name he obtained after releasing his famous track entitled ‘The Real Slim Shady’ which he also won a Grammy award for. Eminem grew up in Detroit and has worked with other famous artists such as 50 Cent and Dr.Dre, and he was also once part of the rap group called D-12. Many people also know Eminem from the ‘8 Mile’ movie that was partly based on his life story.
Here are some interesting facts you may not know about Eminem
Eminem’s New Album Will Soon Be Released
Eminem fans have been waiting for him to release new music for a while, and his new album is expected to be released in December this year. Eminem’s new album will be titled ‘Success’ and is an album filled with many other famous artists. Eminem won’t say too much about his new album, but most of his fans are accustomed to him dropping surprises out of nowhere. Eminem was going to collaborate with Adele on his new album until recent rumors emerged that she is pregnant.
He Was Bullied as a Child
Perhaps one of the reasons why Eminem has so much anger in him, which is expressed in his music, is because he was badly bullied when he was at school. He was constantly bullied at school, especially around the age of 9. Eminem was so badly hurt by another child at school when he was 9 years old that his mother ended up suing the school.
He Was Offered the Lead Role in a Major Movie
Eminem was approached by Neill Blomkamp, the director of the major Hollywood movie ‘Elysium’, and asked if he wanted to play the main role. Elysium was one of the top sci-fi movies of 2013 and starred Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. Eminem was interested in taking the role until he found out the movie would be shot in Detroit, which is his hometown.
He Loves to Draw
Few people know that Eminem loves to draw and that before he became a famous rapper, he wanted to be a comic book artist. Eminem loved to tell stories and draw comics.
Eminem Net Worth
Eminem has a net worth of around $201 Million.