Eminem - Hip Hop - Marshall Bruce Mathers
Hip Hop is often associated with black artists. They rap about segregation and use derogatory language in their work. Therefore, it is no surprise that this genre is mostly popular among the Blacks and colored people, specifically the low-income groups. The segregation is so intense that it was sometimes considered inappropriate for other categories of people to listen to the music. For this reason, the success of the artist Eminem is surprising in very surprising. Not only is he a white man, he also gets away with using demeaning words like nigger' in his work.
Eminem was born by the name Marshall Bruce Mathers III in Missouri. However, he is not widely known by his stage name and his alter ego, slim shady. When she gave birth to Eminem, his mother was very young and with little education. In addition, his father abandoned them soon after his birth. Due to her low income, it was hard for them to settle in one particular city, thus he spent his early childhood moving from city to city. The only similarity between all these places was that they were all low-income neighborhoods, and Eminem and his mother were often the only white people nearby.
The result was that he was constantly a victim of bullies, and one incidence was so severe that it compelled his mother to seek legal action against the school. However, they finally settled in warren, Michigan. There were no indications of an unhappy childhood, though the people who knew him propose he preferred to keep to himself. He also attempted to write letters to his father, though the majority of them were taken back to him as undelivered.
[...] Eminem: Case study Eminem Hip Hop is often associated with black artists. They rap about segregation and use derogatory language in their work. Therefore, it is no surprise that this genre is mostly popular among the Blacks and colored people, specifically the low-income groups. The segregation is so intense that it was sometimes considered inappropriate for other categories of people to listen to the music. For this reason, the success of the artist Eminem is surprising in very surprising. Not only is he a white man, he also gets away with using demeaning words like ‘nigger' in his work. [...]
[...] From his aptitude, he attracted the attention of rap groups and he was recruited in several dysfunctional groups. His struggles won him the approval of the underground rap audience and thus helped him build a platform from which he would later launch his career, the support of the hip-hop and rap black communities. His name Eminem was an evolution of his original stage name, M coined from the first and last names. His original verses show an attempt to get all word to rhyme. [...]
[...] For example, the lyrics of the song when I am gone revolve around difficulties adjusting to stardom. Eminem is currently the best-selling hip-hop artist of all time. In fact, he was the best selling artist of the 2000s in all genres. He managed to air popular culture among the young blacks and market it to mixed races. So far, he has been enjoying unrivalled success in the process. He has drawn comparisons to Elvis Presley, another great artist who used Black culture and lyrics and marketed them to a white population. [...]
[...] Eminem. Broomall, Pa: Mason Crest Publishers. Lane, S. (2004). Eminem. San Diego: Lucent Books. Eminem Shady World Productions., Rajon Vision (Firm), & Eagle Rock Entertainment. (2005). Eminem live from New York City. Australia: Shady World Productions, Rajon Vision [distributor. [...]
[...] In addition, some of the comments about struggling with Hailie's mother have resembled the public struggles with his personal life. It would be unfair to propose that Eminem is an artist exploiting racial segregation and the poor marketing of black genres of music. his background and lyrics propose that he is just an honest artist rapping about his personal life and enjoying success in the process. To demonstrate his humility, he gives credit to the people that helped him rise to fame, most notably the rapper and producer, Dr. Dre. Bibliography Mattern, J. (2007). [...]
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