Eminem has attained a position of eminence in the American cultural scene. He has broken the preconceived notions and tread new grounds. Love him or hate him, facts about Eminem says a lot about the person committed to accomplishing his dream, defying odds in the process. The American rapper and songwriter is known as the King of Hip-Hop.
He has several achievements to his credit, these can be obtained by browsing the net. But here we offer you interesting insights about the man who has become an icon.
- Eminem was offered the lead role in the 2013 sci-fi movie, Elysium. He was interested but he turned it down due to one major condition not being met: Elysium would have to be shot in his hometown, Detroit.
2. Eminem’s song ‘Rap God’ is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most words in a song (1,560 words in 6:04 minutes at an average of 4.28 words per second).
Whoa, that is one hell of a world record!
3. The hip-hop mastermind, Eminem, is three people in one; Slim Shady, Eminem, and Marshall Mathers are three different persona’s reflecting various facets of the same individual.
4. Eminem refused to sing at the Oscars since they wanted him to sing the clean version of the chartbuster, “Lose Yourself.”
5. A person who picked on Em in school sued him for his 1999 song ‘Brain Damage’. The judge dismissed the case and delivered the verdict as a rap.
For all that he has achieved, we know that Marshall is a humble man and the God of Rap. We wish him a Happy Birthday!