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Relapse; refill, recovery


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Relapse; refill, recovery

  1. 1. Relapse:Refill, RecoveryA biography about Eminem and his drug abuse.
  2. 2. “My name is...Slim Shady.”Marshall Bruce Mathers III Also known as his stage name “Eminem”Born on October 17th, 1972. Born in St. Joseph, Missouri to Deborah Nelson Mathers and Marshall Bruce Mathers II. When Marshall’s dad left not long after his birth, his mother eventually got remarried and had a child she named Nate that’s Eminem’s half brother.
  3. 3. “I do live in a trailer park with my mum...”After his birth in Missouri, Eminem’s family relocated to Detroit, Michigan. They moved from trailer to trailer and lived with family or in their car when money was tight.
  4. 4. “My only scheme was to be a rapper.” Eminem showed interest to the genre at a young age. He started performing when he was 13. Many people thought rap music was black music.
  5. 5. “That’s why they call me Slim Shady.”• “I had this whole Slim Shady concept of being two different people, having two different sides of me. One of them I was trying to let go, and I looked at the mirror and smashed it. That was the whole intro of the Slim Shady EP. Slim Shady was coming to haunt me…”• “Slim Shady is just the evil thoughts that come into my head. Things I shouldnt be thinking about. Not to be gimmicky, but people should be able to determine when Im serious and when Im fu*kin’ around. Thats why a lot of my songs are funny. I got a warped sense of humor I guess.”
  6. 6. One of Eminem’s friends always used to sign him up for battles at local clubs. At one of his battles at one of the local clubs... His opponent went first to freestyle. When it was Eminem’s turn, he choked, so he lost the battle. Battle: Rap battles are when you Freestyle: freestyle as best Rapping off the Choked: you can for a top of your When you certain amount of head; making become time. Usually the song up as speechless.attempting to insult you go. your opponent brutally.
  7. 7. M INFINITE & Eminem’s first full length and M professionally packaged album was released in 1996. et tes 10 ss 0v ca iny ,0 00 ls1 Featuring: Denaun Porter, Eye-Kyu, Interlude, and Thyme.
  8. 8. M INFINITE & Eminem’s first full length and M professionally packaged album was released in 1996. “I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the et tes 1 freedom of speech to the limit.” 0 ss 0v 0 ca iny 0 -Eminem ls1, 0 Featuring: Denaun Porter, Eye-Kyu, Interlude, and Thyme.
  9. 9. “...But he wouldn’t make it to the rap Olympics, slept through his plane and he missed it...”Rap Olympics of 1997 was when Eminem met Dr. Dre. This is when his career truly began.
  10. 10. According to Guiness Book of World Records, Eminem is the fastest selling rapper ever.His 3rd album, The Marshall Mathers LP sold over 1.7 million copies in its first week. ‘My Name Is’ was the first rap video to hit #1 on MTV’s TRL. Lose Yourself was the first rap song to win an Oscar for Best Song.He was the first artist to have the top album (Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture 8 Mile), best movie, (8 Mile), and best song, (Lose Yourself) all at the same time in 2002.
  11. 11. "Heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, and anything I could get my hands on... At that pointI had over eighteen million dollars in the bank, and I still couldnt findhappiness in being rich or famous." Eminem’s addiction launchedthrough thepressure of traveling andperforming. The nightlife literallyhanded him drugs.
  12. 12. "If I was to give you a number of Vicodin I would actually take in a day? Anywhere between10 to 20. Valium, Ambien, the numbers got so high I dont even know what I was taking." d ay p er pi lls 20 Va liu m din Vico b ien Am
  13. 13. “Why do I act like Im all highand mighty,  When inside, Imdying, I am finally realizing Ineed help.”
  14. 14. “Livin’ Life In the Fast Lane.”“Only got a gallonin the gas tank, but I’malmost atthe finish line so I PEDALcan’t stop TO THE now...” METAL
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