Hi Eminem Research Paper

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Hi Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States;[3] Rolling Stoneranked him 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time,[4] calling him the King of Hip Hop.[5] Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has had ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200. fter his debut album Infinite (1996), Eminem achieved mainstream popularity in 1999 with The Slim Shady LP; the commercially successful second album received his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. His next two releases (2000's The Marshall Mathers LP and 2002's The Eminem Show) were worldwide successes, with each certified diamond in US sales. Both won Best Rap Album Grammy Awards, making Eminem the first artist to win the award for three consecutive…show more content…
During this period Eminem's rhyming style, primarily inspired by rappers Nasand AZ, lacked the comically violent slant for which he would later be known.[27] Infinite was largely ignored by Detroit disc jockeys, and the feedback he did receive ("Why don't you go into rock and roll?") led him to craft angrier, moodier tracks.[16] At this time Eminem and Kim Scott lived in a crime-ridden neighborhood, and their house was robbed several times.[16] He cooked and washed dishes for the minimum wage at Gilbert's Lodge, a family-style restaurant at St. Clair Shores.[28] Described by his former boss as becoming a model employee, he worked 60 hours a week for six months after Hailie's birth.[15] He was once fired shortly before Christmas, and later said, "It was, like, five days before Christmas, which is Hailie's birthday. I had, like, forty dollars to get her something."[16] After the release of Infinite, his personal problems and substance abuse culminated in a suicide attempt.[2] By March 1997 he was fired from Gilbert’s Lodge for the last time, and lived in his mother's mobile home with Kim and

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