To this day Debbie Nelson is asked why she abandoned her son Marshall as a boy, beat him repeatedly, and then had the audacity to dog him with lawsuits when he became rich and famous. My Son Martial, My Son Eminem is her rebuttal to these widely believed lies-a poignant story of a single mother who wanted the world for her son, only to see herself defamed and shut out when he got it. Debbie Nelson encouraged her talented son to chase success-even when Eminem hijacked her good name in his lyrics and press for "street cred," a movie that ultimately alienated them from each other by the notoriety and bitterness it spawned. In My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem, Debbie Nelson details the real story of Eminem's life from his earliest days in a small town in Missouri and his teenage years in Detroit, to his rise to stardom and very public mom-bashing. Where to begin with this review? For those unfamiliar, Eminem and his One of the most embattled celebrity mothers in the U. Debbie Mathers Briggs reverted to her maiden name Debbie Nelson when she realized she was known throughout the world thanks to her son Eminem's lyrics. Besides bringing up her sons, Marshall aka Eminem and Nathan, she's worked almost her entire life, most recently as the owner of a taxi limousine company. She lives in Detroit.
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Credited with popularizing hip hop in Middle America , Eminem's global success and acclaimed works are widely regarded as having broken racial barriers for the acceptance of white rappers in popular music. While much of his transgressive work during the early s made him hugely controversial, he came to be a representation of popular angst and the American underclass. He has been influential for many artists of various genres and is often cited as one of the greatest rappers of all time. After the release of what was considered to be his final album [ citation needed ] Encore , Eminem went on hiatus in partly due to a prescription drug addiction. Recovery was the best-selling album worldwide of , making it Eminem's second album, after The Eminem Show in , to be the best-selling album of the year worldwide. Eminem made his debut in the motion picture industry with the musical drama film 8 Mile , playing a fictionalized version of himself, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for " Lose Yourself ", making him the first hip hop artist to ever win the award. Eminem has developed other ventures, including Shady Records , with manager Paul Rosenberg , which helped launch the careers of artists such as 50 Cent , Yelawolf and Obie Trice , among others. In addition to his solo career, Eminem was a member of the hip hop group D He is also known for collaborations with fellow Detroit-based rapper Royce da 5'9" ; the two are collectively known as Bad Meets Evil. Eminem is among the best-selling music artists of all time , with estimated worldwide sales of more than million records.
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Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Eminem To call Eminem hip-hop's Elvis is correct to a degree, but it's largely inaccurate. Certainly, Eminem was the first white rapper since the Beastie Boys to garner both sales and critical respect, but his impact exceeded this confining distinction. On sheer verbal skills, Eminem was one of the greatest MCs of his generation -- rapid, fluid, dexterous, and unpredictable, as capable of pulling off long-form narrative as he was delivering a withering aside -- and thanks to his mentor Dr.
Eminem: The Real Slim Shady examines the rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor who has become one of the most successful and well-known artists in the world. Providing far more than a biography of his life story, the book provides a comprehensive description, interpretation, and analysis of his personas, his lyrical content, and the cultural and economic impact of Eminem's work through media. It also contains the first in-depth content analysis of of the rapper's most popular songs from through The book is organized into three sections, each focusing on one of the artist's public personas Slim Shady, Marshall Mathers, Eminem , with each section further divided into chapters that explore various aspects of Eminem's cultural, spiritual, and economic significance.