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Eminem

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Eminem is the stage name of popular rapper '''Marshall Bruce Mathers III'''. Born October 17, 1972, Mathers grew up in [[Detroit]], [[Michigan]]. He is an award-winning [[musician]] and holds a [[Grammy]] and [[Academy Award]].
He is known for his [[rap]] music, and specifically its frequent use of [[profanity]], drug references, and sexual content. His lyrics have been often dismissed been crictized as [[homophobia|homophobic]] and [[misogyny|misogynistic]].  ==Personal Life== Mathers' personal life is well known because of his public persona and a frequent topic in his music, most notably his relationship with Kimberly Anne Scott. The couple met while both were in high school, and began a troubled relationship in 1989. The two married 1999, but divorced in 2001<ref>[http://marriage.about.com/od/entertainmen1/p/eminem.htm About.com marriage profile]</ref>. As Eminem, Mathers recorded several violent songs, including Kim, and 99 Bonnie and Clide, both songs deal with murdering Kim in violent fashion<ref>Mathers' has stated that his music was a form of artistic release and was not to be taken literally</ref>. The two reconciled and remarried in 2006, but filed for divorce again lass than three months later.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6195977.stm BBC News, Eminem divorces for second time]</ref> Mathers also has shared custody of his biological daughter, Hailie Jade Scott and Alaina, who he adopted Kim Scott's sister.
==Albums==
* 2004 - Best male rap solo performance for "Lose Yourself" from the 8 Mile O.S.T.
* 2004 - Best rap song for "Lose Yourself" from the 8 Mile O.S.T.
 
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