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Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 17, 1972 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: St Joseph, Missouri, USA Profession: Music ...


"Don't do drugs, don't have unprotected sex, don't be violent. Leave that to me."---Eminem quoted on

"I'm paranoid as fuck about anything of mine sounding like a track I just did or like anything else out there. I practically live in the studio, aside from spending time with Hailie. I always feel that I can improve something until I just get sick of it."---Eminem on his fear of not being original

"I randomly saw Eminem on MTV, and in the span of six or seven seconds, he goes from this icy, urban, scary glare to this fluid, self-effacing, kind of fun character. I had to meet him"---Brian Grazer on Eminem's demeanor

"My insecurities? I'm dumb, I'm stupid, I'm white, I'm ugly, I smell...I have freckles...Um...I'm short, I'm white, I'm not very smart, I wanna kill myself...My nose is crooked. penis is small. I'm fucked."---Eminem on his insecurities, on

"I'm not looking for a new woman. I'm cool being single-not to say I don't get down. But as far as a relationship or getting married again, I'm cool, man. I learned my lesson and I've seen what it is and what it can and can't be, and I feel like I've learned enough from my first mistake. Let that be the last one and keep moving forward. Relationships? No."---Eminem explaining his new philosophy on women and dating. Entertainment Weekly September 13, 2002.

"The guy is funny, smart, and sometimes shocking. Those are all things I look for in rock and roll."---Stephen King on Eminem

"I wanted to make a movie because I felt my story was unique but at the same time not. If other roles [come up]? I don't know. I'll be to old to rap someday. Or when the music slows down. Then maybe. Yeah, I'll take another role."---Eminem on becoming a movie star, EWeekly, November 8, 2002.

In June 2002, Eminem signed rapper 50 Cents to his Shady/Aftermath Record label.

Rapper Raymond "Benzino" Scott and David Mays, founders of The Source hip-hop magazine held a press conference on November 18, 2003 at which they revealed a recorded clip of Eminem freestyling an offensive lyric in the early 1990s. The tape contained what is clearly identifiable as Eminem's voice, reciting racial slurs targeted against black women

"I've seen woman throwing themselves at you just because you're famous, and I hate that."---Eminem to Vanity Fair, December 2004.

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