14 Surprising Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Eminem

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Eminem is the god of rap music and there is not much information about him on the internet. Some call him a poet, some call him a genius and some call him just a white rapper.

Here are 14 facts about him that we thought you might find interesting..

1. He was victim of a shooting just because he was white. He was so scared that he had to take his new shoes off and run away.

You can find more about the story in his book “Angry Blonde.”

2. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him 83rd on their list of “100 Greatest Artists.”

Also Billboard magazine named him as Top Artist of the Decade.

3. He is called the modern day Shakespeare because he is one of the most talented lyricist ever. His outstanding word plays and rhymes proves his exceptional abilities among other rappers.

This is what Eminem wrote fort the song “Renegade” featuring Jay-z;

"See, I'm a poet to some, a regular modern day Shakespeare"

4. He is accepted as the world’s biggest poet by many artists like Elton John and Madonna.

Elten John once said about Eminem:

"Eminem is a true poet of his time, someone we'll be talking about for decades to come."

5. In 2010, MTV ranked Eminem as the 7th biggest icon in pop music history.

6. With 15 Grammy award wins and more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, Eminem is known as the biggest rapper of all time.

7. Rapper “Game” said 'no one can diss Eminem' in his interview with MTV. “One thing that stuck with me is that Eminem is not to be fucked with ever in Hip Hop, ever. Don't fuck with the white guy"

8. He broke world Guiness Record by packing 1,560 words into a 6 minute song.

9. He has 1 biological and 2 adopted daughters and accepts them as his love for life. He always emphasizes that his life is all about rap music and his 3 daughters.

10. He is one of those exceptional rappers who doesn’t include money, cars and women in his songs.

11. His life was full of tragedy.

His mom made him a sleeping pill addict, he caught his wife cheating on him and his best friend was murdered. Still, he became one of the biggest artists in rap music history.

12. He is a really big 2Pac fan. He became the producer of many 2Pac songs after he died.

2Pac - Ghetto Gospel ft Elton John 

Thugs Get Lonely Too ft Nate Dogg

13. He was the first rap music artist to win an Oscar.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp didn’t have Oscars yet when Eminem won the Oscar in 2002.

14. He slammed more than 20 celebrities in the video for the song “We Made You.”

Including people like Sarah Palin, Kim Kardashian and Amy Winehouse.

Eminem is one of the greatest artists all of time with his amazing lyrics, sincerity and stories. We love you, Eminem!

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