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Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III on October 17, 1972, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and successful artists in the hip-hop genre. Known for his rapid-fire flow, intricate wordplay, and controversial lyrics, Eminem first gained major recognition with the release of his second studio album, "The Slim Shady LP," in 1999.
Eminem's music is characterized by its aggressive, often provocative themes and dark humor, frequently addressing topics such as his tumultuous upbringing, personal struggles, relationships, and fame. He is known for adopting various personas in his music, most notably his alter ego Slim Shady, which allows him to explore darker, more controversial subject matter.
Throughout his career, Eminem has released numerous successful albums, including "The Marshall Mathers LP" (2000), "The Eminem Show" (2002), "Encore" (2004), and "Recovery" (2010). His hit singles, such as "My Name Is," "Stan," "Lose Yourself," "Without Me," "Not Afraid," and "Love the Way You Lie," have garnered him worldwide acclaim and a loyal fanbase.
Eminem's impact on the hip-hop genre and the music industry as a whole has been profound, and he has received numerous awards and accolades, including multiple Grammy Awards and an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself" from the film "8 Mile" (2002), in which he also starred.
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