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About Eminem


Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known by his primary stage name Eminem, or by his alter ego Slim Shady, is an Academy Award- and Grammy-winning American rapper, record producer and actor. Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album The Slim Shady LP, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. The following album, The Marshall Mathers LP, became the fastest-selling hip hop album in history. It brought Eminem increased popularity, including his own record label, Shady Records, and brought his group project D12 into mainstream recognition.

The Marshall Mathers LP and his third album, The Eminem Show, also won Grammy Awards, and in 2002, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for a song in the film 8 Mile, in which he also played the lead. Eminem has developed into one of the most popular rappers of all-time, then went on hiatus after touring in 2005. He released his first album since 2004, Relapse, on May 19, 2009.

 

Eminem's Tattoos

Rot in Pieces

 Center Of Belly Tattoo : "Rot in Pieces"

This tattoo is aimed at Eminem's (divorced) wife Kim Scott. he had it done one night after a fight with Kim, assuming he would never get back together with her. It shows a picture of an open grave with the words "Rot in Pieces" below.

 

D

 Lower Right Arm Tattoo : "D"

This tattoo is the first part of the D12 logo which Em has tattooed across each lower arm.
There is also a tattoo below this saying "Slit Here".

 

12

 Lower Left Arm Tattoo : "12"

This is the second part of the above tattoo.
Below the "12" there is also a gothic style bracelet on his wrist which he had done whilst drunk.

 

Split me

Split Me

This tattoo represents that Eminem getting this tattoo is the farthest he will go in actually slitting his wrist.

 

Proof

 Eminem's left arm tattoo: Proof

Eminem got a new tattoo saying "Proof" down his left arm. The same way Proof had his. Proof was Eminem's best friend.

 

Uncle Ronnie

 

Uncle Ronnie

Upper Left Arm Tattoo : Uncle Ronnie

Eminem got this tattoo as a mark of respect for his uncle, Ronnie Pilkington, who committed suicide back in 1991. Eminem was much closer to his uncle, who first introduced him to HipHop, than anyone else in his family and often includes uncle Ronnie in some of his lyrics.

 

Hailie Jade + Bonnie & Clyde

 Upper Right Arm Tattoo : Hailie Jade + Bonnie & Clyde

This tattoo is a portrait of Eminem's daughter, Hailie Jade, with some roses around her. It also has the words "Bonnie & Clyde", which was also a song on The Slim Shady LP, and which was also dedicated to his daugther.

Before getting this tattoo done, he had a tattoo here which simply said "Eminem".

 

Hailie Jade

Hailie Jade
Eminem's Back of lower right arm tattoo: Hailie Jade


On his right arm, you can read Hailie's name vertically. Eminem got this tattoo to honor his daughter when she was born, in 1995. You can see this tattoo very clearly on the book cover of Martin Huxley's book (Eminem : "Crossing The Line", St Martin's Press)

Tribal Bracelet

Eminem got this tattoo when he was drunk, so there is no real meaning to this tattoo.

 

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