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    The Dirty Dozen Analysis

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    Believe it or not, Marshall Mathers created the alias (Bozza 20) ‘Slim Shady’ on the toilet. In Michigan, his rap group, The Dirty Dozen (stylized D12), figured that all six members needed an alter ego. The most notable of which came firmly attached to the heels of the infamous Eminem. Eminem himself doesn’t believe too much in ‘pulling punches’ as his raps are often criticized for being heavy in homophobic content and rather misogynistic. While his lyrics are raw, violent and harsh, his counterpart is a different breed. For comparisons sake, if Eminem aggression was analogous to a standard U.S. battle tank, Slim Shady could the red heated war-chariot of Ares himself, with complimentary nuclear warheads. Mathers himself has said that the difference between Eminem and Slim Shady is that “Eminem would ‘fick’ you and Slim Shady would ‘fick’ you and your mother.” Often, Mathers would be the target of a multitude of critics, who saw him as nothing but a menace that attacked the unfortunate and made millions “exploiting the world’s misery.” (White…

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    Eminem Research Paper

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    Eminem (Marshall Mathers) is one of the most famous rappers to ever live. He raps about about his abused childhood and how he was poor. Heis also a Music producer, rapper, and a film actor. He been famous for his type of rap since the late 1900s. He released The Slim Shady LP in early 1999, and the album went multi-platinum, garnering Eminem two Grammy Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards. In 2000, the rapper released The Marshall Mathers LP, which was noted as the fastest-selling album in rap…

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    Eminem Biography Essay

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    Brainyquote). This quote was said by eminem “slim-shady” talking about how he was growing up in rough conditions to get where he is now. Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers the third on october seventeenth 1972 in kansas city missouri, he goes by slim-shady, Doody, and M&M (Biography). His occupation is a rapper, film actor, and a music producer, he has worked with many groups before going solo (“Eminem” Newsmakers). Eminem overcame many adversities to become one of the most talented and…

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    Vorcheimer 1 Alex Vorcheimer SPC1608 September 29, 2015 Biography Speech Outline General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: I want listeners to appreciate Eminem’s legacy as a rapper I. Introduction A. Opening Statement: If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down. B. Topic Introduction: Marshall Bruce Mathers III known as Eminem AKA slim shady Is one of the most hated but lover…

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    Eminem Rap God Essay

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    Is Eminem Indeed a “Rap God”? Since being thrown into the spotlight Eminem has thrived producing countless top tracks and albums becoming a household name. In his Grammy award winning album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Slim Shady enhances his old persona in the song “Rap God”. Starting his career off as a battle rapper shows in this song as it is bursting with quick witted rhymes but in they way he wove them together shows how he has evolved as a lyricist. Marshall will no doubt go down in…

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    decision to pursue music full time after the birth of his little girl, Hallie Jade Scott. In 1997, he traveled to LA to attend the Rap Olympics Rap Battle and finished 2nd overall. However, despite not winning, he impressed many people and his demo tape made its rounds across several different record companies eventually landing in the arms of Interscope Records CEO, Jimmy Iovine. Iovine passed it along to his friend Dr. Dre, who eventually signed Eminem to his lable, Aftermath Entertainment in…

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    Reed Erdman Ms. Dowling Advanced English 9, Hour 4 October 23, 2014 “The Monster” Lyrics Analysis The song that I have chosen for a lyrics analysis is “The Monster” by Eminem featuring Rihanna. “The Monster” was released on October 29, 2013 as part of the “Marshall Mathers LP 2” album. The songs theme is about Eminem trying to escape his troubled past but it will always still with him and he can never escape from it. The song is about the monster that is inside of Eminem's head and he will…

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    Race In Rap Music

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    despite being talented and its interesting how his ethnicity and other social factors are included in his rise as an artist. Although he wasn't taken seriously by anyone in the hip-hop/rap industry at first due to him being white in a mainly black genre, competing in head to head rap battles help boost his confidence and then helped in building himself a reputation. After being noticed and getting his first small record deal with a local producer he released his first album named ‘Infinite’,…

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    new levels of activity in the early and mid-1990s. I liked the fact that Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar acknowledges artists that people like me might not have even heard of and he gives a brief description of them. For example, there was an Asian American named Jin who “received more commercial attention than any other Asian American solo singer or rapper- ever” (54). According to page fifty-four, there is also a short story of Jin from when he first started and what type of music he does in the…

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    his Bad Boy records crew, BIG 's life was also taken. Just a few months after losing 2Pac, fans lost yet again another great inspiration in rap history. And thankfully this rivalry finally came to an end when Dr. Dre collaborated with NAS on the single, "NAS Is Coming." Despite the great losses, the rap game continued on. People like Eminem, Kanye West and T.I started becoming big in the 2000 's. Everyone of them, in their own ways changed rap with their different styles. Eminem, a young,…

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