From his humble beginnings growing up in St. Joseph, Missouri Marshall Mathers III better known as rap superstar Eminem seemed destined to become one of the hottest rappers the world has ever seen. From the brilliance of Eminem`s rap songs and Eminem music videos to his slick rhymes Eminem is every inch the global rap superstar.
But it wasn’t all easy for the young Eminem who had to battle his way to stardom by appearing in various rap battles with fellow Mc`s around Detroit. The youthful Eminem eventually went onto appear at the 1997 Rap Olympics where he finished second and this was enough to get the attention of Jimmy Lovine who was then CEO of Interscope Records who requested a tape of the young rap star. Jimmy Lovine was so impressed by Eminem`s performance that he played the tape to legendary rap producer Dr. Dre and the two of them began recording demo songs for Eminem`s breakthrough album The Slim Shady LP released on February 23 1999. Eminem`s debut album “The Slim Shady LP” spawned the hit Eminem songs “My Name Is” and “Guilty Conscience” featuring the songs producer Dr. Dre. Both of these hot rap songs were accompanied by two of the hottest Eminem music videos to date which helped turn Eminem into a global rap superstar overnight and one of the hottest rap videos and music artists in the USA.
With the success of his debut album Eminem then released his second major studio album entitled “The Marshall Mathers LP” in March 2000. This album sold an incredible 1.76 million copies in its very first week of release which is phenomenal by anyone`s standards but particularly for a rap artist releasing his second studio album. This stunning Eminem rap album spawned the cool Eminem songs “The Real Slim Shady” and “The Way I am” and the classic rap song “Stan” featuring pop singer Dido which again were accompanied by three incredible new Eminem music videos helping Eminem`s “The Marshall Mathers LP” sell an incredible 20 million copies worldwide.
Eminem then released two albums in quick succession the first entitled “The Eminem Show” was released on June 4th 2002. And this was quickly followed by his “Encore” album released on November 12th 2004. Both albums were smash hits. The first “The Eminem Show” album spawned the hit Eminem song “Cleanin Out My Closet” which was accompanied by a typically cool Eminem music video which helped “The Eminem Show” album sell over 10 million copies in the US alone. Eminem”s “Encore” album was also a smash hit spawning the hit Eminem songs “Just Lose It”, “Toy Soldiers” and “Encore” featuring fellow rap superstars 50 Cent and Dr. Dre and more stunning Eminem music videos helping Eminem`s album “Encore” sell over 11 million copies worldwide.
Eminem then took a break from the music business for three years until 2008`s “Relapse” album to deal with some well documented drug addiction problems relating to prescription medications. Eminem`s “Relapse” album was to mark a comeback for the talented rap superstar and it spawned the hit Eminem songs “Crack A Bottle” featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent and “We Made You”. Once again these hot Eminem rap songs were accompanied by two more stylish Eminem music videos helping Eminem`s “Relapse” album to sell over two million copies in the USA alone and over 600, 000 copies in its very first week.
Eminem then released his classic album “Recovery” on June 18th 2010. This album was to mark a major comeback for the rap superstar spawning the hit Eminem songs “Not Afraid”, the anthemic “Love The Way You Lie” featuring R&B star Rihanna and the hot rap song “No Love” featuring rap superstar Lil Wayne. And once again all of these incredible Eminem songs were accompanied by stunning Eminem music videos. This album became the sixth consecutive number one album from Eminem and has sold over 2.8 million copies to date justifying Eminem’s label as the hottest rapper in the world today.
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