Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Detroit, Michigan. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12, and with Royce da 5'9" is one half of the hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil. Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s in the United States. Rolling Stone ranked him 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, calling him the King of Hip Hop. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has had ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200. He has sold more than 172 million albums, making him one of the world's best-selling artists. As of June 2014, Eminem is the second-bestselling male artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era, the sixth-bestselling artist in the United States and the bestselling hip-hop artist, with sales of 45.1 million albums and 42 m... More
The kids are old enough now - I just want to let them be kids. I don't want to comment on them too much. They're at an age where I just want to let them be kids.
Eminem #Business #Relationship
Ultimately, who you choose to be in a relationship with and what you do in your bedroom is your business.
People can try to reinvent themselves. I don't think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you've done up to now.
Eminem #Funny #Trust
Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.
Eminem #Family #Marriage
The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private, and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family.
Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.
Eminem #Best #Car #Love #Music
Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
Eminem #Good #Work
It feels good to have your work respected again.
Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.
Eminem #Life #Music
I need drama in my life to keep making music.
If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.
I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.
I'd go to, like, six different schools in one year. We were on welfare, and my mom never ever worked.
Eminem #Best #Good #Love
Honestly, I'd love to be remembered as one of the best to ever pick up a mic, but if I'm doing my part to lessen some racial tension I feel good about what I'm doing.
Eminem #Money #Time
I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
I've accomplished enough with the music that I haven't had to go out there and do other things to over-saturate.
I don't think I've ever read poetry, ever.
Anything I've ever said, I certainly was feeling at the time.
Well, I'm working all the time to stay out of trouble!
A lot of truth is said in jest.
I don't hate women - they just sometimes make me mad.
I love the attention but I don't like too much of it.
My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.
You know, fame is a funny thing, man, especially, you know, actors, musicians, rappers, rock singers, it's kind of a lifestyle and it's easy to get caught up in it - you go to bars, you go to clubs, everyone's doing a certain thing... It's tough.