Eminem Research Paper

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" And to the rest of the world... God gave you shoes to fit you. So put 'em on and wear 'em, be yourself man, be proud of who you are. Even if it sounds corny.... don't let anyone tell you that you ain't beautiful." (Eminem, 2009 -Eminem 'Beautiful' from album Recovery A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities and today I chose to recognize Marshall Bruce Mathers a.k.a Eminem as a hero to himself. Eminem was born October 17th, 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri U.S.A . He is an only child and grew up in Michigan. As a child, he was faced with a lot of negativity like bullying, his mother with a drug problem and quitting high school. 2 people…show more content…
He was one of three houses with white people living on his block. Eminem was a large target for bullies, and at one point he was beaten up so bad that he left school with a concussion. He dropped out school after failing grade 9 three times. During his teen life, he wrote letters to his father Marshall Bruce Mathers. His father abandoned him when he was a child. All of his letters were returned to him unopened. When he was around 15, he started having an off and on relationship with the mother of his children, Kimberley Ann Scott. When Kim and her twin sister Dawn had run away from home, Eminem's mom took them into their home and that's where they met. They had their first child in 1995. Hailie, Kim and his mother are the topic of most of his songs. In 1992 is where his rapping career really took off. In school he was often rapping, which gave him the nickname Eminem. He was often discriminated because of his skin tone, so he thought that the finest way to be respected was to challenge other rappers in clubs. Finally, his name became famous to music producers and other recording labels. During this essay, I won't go into a lot of the specifics on his music career mainly because it's irrelevant to the point I am

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