Eminem's journey to success wasnt just unusual, but it was full of ups and downs! It teaches every kid to stay focused, believe and really never back down!
'If people take anything from my music it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down.' says one of the best and most controversial white rapper in the music industry, Eminem.
Here are 9 lesser known facts about him!
1. Eminem uses 3 different names to represent different Personalities. Slim Shady for his temper or Anger,Eminem is just the rapper, and Marshall Mathers is what he is at the end of the day.
2. Eminem dropped out of school after failing 9th grade 3 times, not because he was stupid, but because all he wanted to do was rapping.
3. Eminem is in the Guinness Book of world Records for being fastest selling hip-hop artist.
4. His song "Lose Yourself" from the film 8 Mile (2002) became the first rap song to win an Oscar. He was dozing at his home during the ceremony because he believed he would not win, with the TV tuned to cartoons for his daughter, Hailie.
5. When Eminem first met Dre, he wore a bright yellow tracksuit which he got from a sponsor as he didn’t have enough money to buy decent clothes.
6. First white to get featured on the cover page of Source Magazine and XXL.
7. In order to build up his vocabulary for his rhymes, Eminem used to spend hours at night studying the dictionary. Resulted in being a rapper having widest vocabulary with 8,818 distinctive words used.
8. He neither knows nor wants to learn a computer because whenever he reads a review or a blog about himself, it effects him for days.
9. Eminem has established foundations and support many charities. Some of them are: Eight Mile Boulevard Association, ninemillion.org, , Marshall Mathers Foundation and Small Steps Project.