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I'm just a little white boy from Detroit. I had never seen stars let alone Dr. Although it was one of the year's most popular albums certified triple platinum by the end of the year[39] he was accused of imitating the style and subject matter of underground rapper Cage.

Dre and Eminem. The label-mates later collaborated on a number of hit songs " Forgot About Dre " and "What's the Difference" while also providing uncredited vocals on "The Watcher" from Dr. It sold 1. Baby One More Time for fastest-selling solo album. Although Eminem parodied shock rocker Marilyn Manson in the music video for "My Name Is", they are reportedly on good terms; Manson is mentioned in "The Way I Am", appeared in its music video and has performed a live remix of the song with Eminem.

Eminem, under fire for homophobic lyrics, shared the stage with a gay icon for a performance of "Stan" that would have been memorable in any context. The Eminem Show was released in May It was another success, reaching number one on the charts and selling over 1. The Eminem Showcertified Diamond by the RIAA, examines the effects of Eminem's rise to fame, his relationship with his wife and daughter and his status in the hip hop community, addressing an assault charge brought by a bouncer he saw kissing his wife in InEminem, a lifelong fan of Tupac[61] provided production work for three tracks on the Tupac Resurrection soundtrack.

Encorereleased inwas another success. Its sales were partially driven by the first single, " Just Lose It ," which contained slurs directed toward Michael Jackson. On October 12,a week after the release of "Just Lose It," Jackson phoned Steve Harvey 's radio show to report his 9 To 5 - Various - The Very Best Of School Reunion (CD) with its video which parodies Jackson's child molestation trialplastic surgery and the incident when Jackson's hair caught fire during the filming of a commercial.

We want the pass back". So the irony of this situation with Michael is not lost on me. Despite its lead single's humorous theme, Encore explored serious subject matter with the anti-war song " Mosh ," which criticized President George W.

Bush as "This weapon of mass destruction that we call our president," with lyrics including "Fuck Bush. When they break in, it is learned that they are there to register to vote; the video ends with "VOTE Tuesday November 2.

Eminem began his first US concert tour in three years in the summer of with the Anger Management 3 Tourfeaturing 50 CentG-UnitLil JonD12Obie Trice and The Alchemistbut in August he canceled the European leg of the tour, later announcing that he had entered drug rehabilitation for treatment of a "dependency on sleep medication. This is the reason that we called it 'Curtain Call' because this could be the final thing. We don't know. In AprilProofwho was Eminem's childhood friend, was murdered.

In SeptemberEminem called New York radio station WQHT during an interview with 50 Cent, saying that he was "in limbo" and "debating" about when or if he would release another album: "I'm always working — I'm always in the studio. It feels good right now, the energy of the label.

For a while, I didn't want to go back to the studio I went through some personal things. I'm coming out of those personal things [and] it feels good. Eminem appeared on his Shade 45 Sirius channel in Septembersaying: "Right now I'm kinda just concentrating on my own stuff, for right now and just banging out tracks and producing a lot of stuff.

You know, the more I keep producing the better it seems like I get 'cause I just start knowing stuff. Dre will end up producing the majority of the tracks on 'Relapse'. We are up to our old mischievous ways According to a March 5, press release, Eminem would release two new albums that year.

Relapsethe first, was released on May 19; its first single and music video, " We Made You ", had been released on April 7. It sold more than five million copies worldwide. He landed buttocks-first on Eminem, who stormed out of the ceremony; three days later, Eminem said that the stunt had been staged.

On November 19, he announced on his website that Relapse: Refill would be released on December The album was a re-release of Relapse with seven bonus tracks, including " Forever " and "Taking My Ball". Eminem described the CD:.

I want to deliver more material for the fans this year like I originally planned Hopefully, these tracks on The Refill will tide the fans over until we put out Relapse 2 next year I got back in with Dre and then a few more producers, including Just Blaze, and went in a completely different direction which made me start from scratch.

The new tracks started to sound very different than the tracks I originally intended to be on Relapse 2but I still want the other stuff to be heard. On April 14,Eminem tweeted : "There is no Relapse 2". Although his followers thought he was not releasing an album, he had changed its title to Recovery and confirmed this by tweeting "RECOVERY" with a link to his website. He said:. I had originally planned for Relapse 2 to come out last year. But as I kept recording and working with new producers, the idea of a sequel to Relapse started to make less and less sense to me, and I wanted to make a completely new album.

The music on Recovery came out very different from Relapseand I think it deserves its own title. Recorded from toRecovery was released on June Recovery remained atop the Billboard chart for five consecutive weeks of a seven-week total.

Billboard reported that it was the best-selling album ofmaking Eminem the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history with two year-end best-selling albums. As of November 21, [update]the album had US sales of three million copies. B and Keyshia Cole. Later that year, he performed at the Activison E3 concert. The first two concerts quickly sold out, prompting an additional show in each city. Unlike the original, Rihanna is the lead vocalist and it is sung from the female perspective.

Dre and Skylar Grey. Eminem announced on May 24,that he was working on his next album, [] scheduled for release the following year. According to a press release, the first single from Eminem's eighth album would be released soon. Its standard version had 16 tracks and the deluxe version included a second disc with five additional tracks.

The Marshall Mathers LP 2 was Eminem's seventh album to debut atop the Billboard and had the year's second-largest first-week sales. The first American artist with seven consecutive UK number-one albums, he is tied with The Beatles for second place for the most consecutive chart-topping UK albums. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard chart, with first-week sales ofcopies in the United States. The Official Eminem Box Seta career-spanning, disc vinyl box set, was released on March 12, Eminem is the executive producer of the soundtrack on the sports drama Southpawwith Shady Records.

The first single from the soundtrack called ' Phenomenal ' was released on June 2, The interview streamed online on the Beats 1 radio on [] July 1, Eminem appeared on the public access show Only in Monroeproduced in Monroe, Michigan and was interviewed by guest host Stephen Colbert for an episode that aired July 1, In the episode Eminem sang snippets of Bob Seger songs at Colbert's prompting and briefly discussed Southpaw.

In the song, Eminem calls the newly elected President Donald Trump a "bitch" and also raps about raping conservative social and political commentator Ann Coulterwho is a Trump supporter, with a variety of foreign objects. Coulter responded to the lyrics, stating, "I think it's unfortunate that the left, from Berkeley to Eminem with his rap songs, has normalized violence against women, as Eminem has done. Starting in late OctoberEminem and Paul Rosenberg began teasing what fans speculated was the title of a new album titled Revivalin the form of advertisements for a fake medication of the same name.

Dre posted a video confirming the album's release date as December 15, On January 5,the second single " River " was released, which featured Ed Sheeran. As a result, he became the first musical act to have eight entries in a row debut atop the chart. On August 31,Eminem released his tenth studio album and first surprise album Kamikazemaking it his second full-length studio album in 8 months.

Recorded from tothe album features guest appearances by Young M. Subsequently, Eminem became the first artist to have ten consecutive albums debut at number one in the US and one of six artists to have released at least ten US number-one albums.

The lyrics of "Unaccomodating", in which Eminem referenced the Manchester Arena bombingdrew significant criticism, with many critics finding the lyrics objectionable. The mayor of Manchester denounced the song's lyrics, describing them as "unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespectful. The video features Mike Tyson and Dr. As of June 12,it has Similar to Eminem's previous two albums, it was released without any prior announcement.

Polo G and Mozzy were featured in the song. The song was released on September 30, DreKendrick LamarMary J. Bligeand Snoop Dogg.

Eminem uses alter egos in his songs for different rapping styles and subject matter. In this persona, his songs are violent and dark, with a comic twist. An argument after the album's release prompted Eminem to use the Kaniff character on Marshall Mathers and later albums except Encore and Recovery. Aristotle, angry with Eminem's use of his character, released a mixtape in his Kaniff persona ridiculing him.

Eminem is considered unusual in structuring his songs around the lyrics, rather than writing to beats. He said about producing his own music, "Sometimes, I may get something in my head, like an idea or the mood of something that I would want, and I'm not always gonna get that by going through different tracks that other people have made.

They don't 9 To 5 - Various - The Very Best Of School Reunion (CD) what's in my head. I think maybe it helps, a little bit, with diversity, the sound of it, but also, I would get something in my head and want to be able to lay down that idea from scratch. Despite Eminem never using it, Necro still said positive things about Eminem and would appear on Shade45 years later. As a white performer prominent in a genre influenced by black artists, Eminem has been compared, much to his chagrin, [] to Elvis Presley[] and has lyrically been compared to the aforementioned to Bob Dylan.

Following Eminem's multiplatinum record sales, Interscope offered him his own label; he and Paul Rosenberg founded Shady Records in late Eminem signed his Detroit collective, D12 and rapper Obie Trice to the label and signed 50 Cent in a joint venture with Dr.

Dre's Aftermath label. InEminem and Dr. The Alchemist is currently Eminem's tour DJ. The project began as a mixtapebut when Eminem found the material better than expected he released it as an album.

After their debut, D12 took a three-year break from the studio. They reunited in for their second album, D12 Worldwhich included the hit singles " My Band " and " How Come ". Studio and they were working on an album with Eminem on at least three songs. Bizarre reported that he was still part of the group and that the album was scheduled for a release.

After small roles in the film The Wash and as an extra in the Korn music video for " Got the Life " during which he gave the band a demo tapeEminem made his Hollywood debut in the semi-autobiographical film 8 Mile. He said it was a representation of growing up in Detroit rather than an account of his life. He recorded several new songs for the soundtrack, including " Lose Yourself " which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in and became the longest-running No.

Eminem voiced an aging, corrupt, Ebonics-speaking police officer in the video game 50 Cent: Bulletproof and guested on the Comedy Central television show Crank Yankers and a Web cartoon, The Slim Shady Show [] He was signed to star in an unmade film version of Have Gun — Will Travel[] and was considered for the role of David Rice in the film Jumper.

In a interview with Jonathan Rosshe stated "You know, I love music so much. This is my passion, this is what I want to do. Not saying that I won't do 9 To 5 - Various - The Very Best Of School Reunion (CD) movie ever again, but this is me. During an interview with the main character, Dave Skylark James FrancoEminem satirically comes out as gay.

On November 21,Eminem published Angry Blondea non-fiction book featuring a commentary of several of his own songs, along with several previously unpublished photographs. Detailing his struggles with poverty, drugs, fame, heartbreak and depression, it includes stories of his rise to fame, commentary about past controversies and original lyric sheets from " Stan " and " The Real Slim 9 To 5 - Various - The Very Best Of School Reunion (CD) ".

In the first, a one-minute spot for Lipton 's Brisk iced tea, he is a claymation figure. He established the Marshall Mathers Foundation to aid disadvantaged youth. The foundation works in conjunction with a charity founded by Norman Yatooma, a Detroit attorney.

Eminem has expressed his political views in multiple songs. However, instead of endorsing presidential candidates, he has primarily focused on criticizing candidates.

The first was " Mosh ", which was released ina few weeks before the United States presidential election and heavily criticized then-president George W. However, he did not directly endorse John Kerry in the song, either. In the freestyle, he expressed support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the National Anthem protests and expressed his displeasure for any of his fans that support Trump. Eminem has been scrutinized, both as a rapper and personality. Mathers and Scott were married in and divorced in Their daughter Hailie was born on December 25, Although Eminem told Rolling Stone in"I would rather have a baby through my penis than get married again," he and Kim briefly remarried in January He filed for divorce in early April, [] agreeing to joint custody of Hailie.

Eminem also has custody of his sister-in-law Dawn's daughter, [] and Kim's child from another relationship. In earlyEminem denied tabloid reports that he and Kim had renewed their romantic relationship; however, in the same statement, his representative also confirmed that they now maintain a friendly relationship. In his song " Headlights ", Eminem apologized to and reiterated his love for his mother.

Eminem has spoken publicly about his addiction to prescription drugs, including VicodinAmbien and Valium. An associate gave him an Ambien tablet which "knocked [him] out", encouraging him to obtain a prescription. This was Eminem's first experience of drug addiction, which would affect him for several years. Near the end of 9 To 5 - Various - The Very Best Of School Reunion (CD) on Encorehe would "just go into the studio and goof off [with] a pocketful of pills".

Eminem began taking the drugs to "feel normal", taking a "ridiculous amount [ Vicodin, maybe Eminem's weight increased to pounds kg and he was regularly eating fast food: "The kids behind the counter knew me — it wouldn't even faze them.

Or I'd sit up at Denny's or Big Boy and just eat by myself. It was sad. In DecemberEminem was hospitalized after a methadone overdose. He had first bought from a dealer who had told him it was "just like Vicodin, and easier on [your] liver". He continued to buy more until he collapsed in his bathroom one night and was rushed to the hospital. Doctors there told him he had ingested the equivalent of four bags of heroin and was "about two hours from dying".

After missing Christmas with his children, Eminem checked himself out of the facility, weak and not fully detoxed. He tore the meniscus in his knee after falling asleep on his sofa, requiring surgery; after he returned home, he had a seizure. His drug use "ramped right back to where it was before" within a month. Eminem began to attend church meetings to get clean, but after he was asked for autographs he sought help from a rehabilitation counselor.

He began an exercise program that emphasized running. Elton John was a mentor during this period, calling Eminem once a week to check on him. On April 5,Matthew Hughes broke into Eminem's house, reportedly breaking a kitchen window with a paving stone.

Eminem woke up with Hughes standing behind him and he said that he was there to kill him. Eminem explained, "It says 'maybe.

That's why I'm asking you right now. You guys comin' to my release party, or what? We might have, if you would've asked us first, before putting us on the fuckin' flyer like this. Eminem took Bruce's response as a personal offense, subsequently attacking the group in radio interviews. Insane Clown Posse talked about the feud being squashed in an interview with MTV, saying that Proof squashed the conflict inwhich was followed by a bowling game between members of D12 and Psychopathic Records.

We're something different. They could have skipped over us and said forget them, but they included us and said let's squash it. Everlast claimed that while passing by Mathers in a hotel lobby, Mathers gave him a "weird look". The record continued its release without featuring Limp Bizkit, causing the Everlast-Mathers dispute to continue.

This angered Eminem to the point of rage and an insulting track aimed at both Everlast and Limp Bizkit namely Durst and Lethal appeared on D12's mainstream debut, Devil's Nightas the track "Girls".

Recently, things seem to have settled and Eminem has no longer been heard insulting Everlast or Limp Bizkit. It is currently unknown if the dispute is resolved. After he was confronted, he said Canibus was "rude" to him. Eminem agreed, but when he heard the track "Phuck U" from Canibus' album B.

He titled the track "U Didn't Care" and it continued to take shots at Eminem. On November 19,Canibus responded with the track titled" Dr. C PhD". Over a year later Eminem released the track "Can-I-Bitch". He attacked Canibus in a humorous matter. Since then the hostilities have cooled down, but Canibus tried to provoke a re-ignition of it when he leaked a track titled "Air Strike Pop Killer ", that featured vocal parts of D12where Canibus takes shots at Eminem and his deceased friend Proof.

D12 member Swift responded to the record publicly and had the following to say about DZK another rapper featured on the track. They dissed Em, took our verses, and added them to the song, so they can bring traffic and make it seem like we were turning on Em It was a straight hoe move.

The music video for "Just Lose It" generated controversy by parodying singer Michael Jackson's child molestation trial, plastic surgery and an incident in which Jackson's hair caught on fire while filming a Pepsi commercial in Both were only seen on BET: Uncut.

However MTV did not drop it and the video became one of the most requested on the channel. A week after the release of "Just Lose It", Jackson called in to the radio show of Steve Harvey to report his displeasure with the video. It is one thing to spoof, but it is another to be demeaning and insensitive.

The video was inappropriate and disrespectful to me, my children, my family and the community at large. We want the pass back. Ja Rule stated that he had a problem with Eminem and Dr.

Dre of signing someone he had conflict with. Gotti claimed to have "legal documents" referring to an order of protection 50 Cent "has on him". Busta Rhymes decided to join the conflict when he was featured on the track "Hail Mary ", with Eminem and 50 Cent.

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Cartwright, who was older and more musically experienced than the other members, [9] left in to form the band Tour De Force [10] and then followed different professional opportunities in the music business; she is now a renowned jazz guitarist. However, McAuliffe and Williams were still willing to pursue a musical career to escape their day jobs in a bank and a bakery; they reformed the band, [12] recruiting lead guitarist Kelly Johnson and drummer Denise Dufort in April Bronze's owner Gerry Bron himself attended the audition; he was impressed by Girlschool's stage presence and musicianship, offering them a contract with his label in December I went to an early rehearsal and was surprised how well Girlschool played their instruments — how terribly chauvinistic of me.

None of them were particularly good looking, although from a distance Kelly Johnson looked like that Charlie's Angels ' actress, Farrah Fawcettbut there was something about them The British rock movement known as the new wave of British heavy metal frequently abbreviated as NWOBHMwhich started in the late s and broke in the mainstream in the early s, [19] was just exploding in the United Kingdom and the band gained the support of a strong label at exactly the right time to exploit the moment and form a solid fan base.

The band entered the recording studio with experienced producer Vic Maile in April Feelgood and a few punk bands in the late s. Girlschool released their debut album, Demolitionin June[24] alongside the singles "Emergency", "Nothing to Lose" and "Race with the Devil". Demolition reached No. Valentine's Day Massacre. The album Hit and Run was released in April[24] soon followed by the eponymous single. Both releases were very successful in the UK, with the album reaching position No.

The success of their second album made Girlschool a rising attraction in the boiling British hard rock and heavy metal scene, ensuring headliner slots in medium-sized arenas in their sold-out UK tour [45] or guest slots in stadium size concerts of major attractions like Black Sabbath and Rush. Their tour culminated on 28 August, headlining the Friday night of the three-day Reading Festival. At the beginning ofGirlschool did a European tour and, at the last Danish date in Copenhagen with supporting act Mercyful FateMcAuliffe received a potentially-fatal electric shock from her microphone.

However, the gruelling schedule of recordings, promotional work and concerts had started to take its toll on the group, with bassist Enid Williams the first to give up, right after the release of Wildlife in Marchan EP designed to launch the upcoming album. Girlschool remained anyway a strong live attraction and their world tour led the band for the first time in the US to play in stadiums, supporting Iron Maiden and Scorpions.

Back in England, the continuous succession of recording sessions, gigs and promotional work started again, but the strain of this routine was wearing out Kelly Johnson, [54] who was also tired of the music the band had been playing for four years without a break. Play Dirty failed to enter the top 50 chart in the UK and had a lukewarm reception by fans and critics at home. At the beginning ofGirlschool were in need of a new lead guitar player and singer, of a new recording contract and chart success but, despite the difficult situation, the band did not give up.

The record label decided to release the album only in the US in February[24] but actually gave little support to its marketing. The band did some shows supporting the glam rock band Hanoi Rocks in Great Britain, [70] before joining Deep Purple 's comeback world tour, where Girschool played in a supporting role all over the USA. At the end of the tour, Jackie Bodimead left the band to pursue a solo career.

After the bad commercial results of Running WildMercury broke the contract with Girlschool, [48] leaving the band without financial backup and with a career in dire straits.

The album received fairly good reviews, [73] [74] but it did not enter the British charts and was released in North America only a year later. In Januaryafter five years with the group, bassist Gil Weston-Jones left Girlschool to spend more time with her American husband. Inthey travelled across Europe with Dio [13] and to the Soviet Union with Black Sabbathtill the end of the year. Even if not officially disbanded, Girlschool had become "not a full-time thing anymore" for the members of the group.

The lower visibility of the album distributed by an indie label marked the definitive transition to cult status for the band, renouncing to many expectations of big sales.

Girlschool were now their own managers, relying on their solid live show [85] and on their reputation with promoters and other artists to get gigs and work. In all this time the band had been writing new songs [89] and, in Septemberthey began to record a new album, [5] but touring commitments and new line-up changes prevented Girlschool from completing it.

Johnson amicably quit Girlschool infollowed by Lamb in Johnson, who had been diagnosed with cancer, [8] and Lamb nevertheless remained closely associated with the other band members. The album contains tracks recorded three years earlier by the previous line-up, with the addition of the songs "Coming Your Way" and "Innocent" recorded by the current one.

A tour of the three aforementioned bands could not be organized and, in OctoberGirlschool toured supporting the album with Tygers of Pan Tang and Paul Di'Anno. Preceded by the publication of the re-mastered editions of their first four albums, Girlschool released the studio album Believe in July Rock and metal festivals have become a constant for the band, that performed both in large open air meetings in Germany Headbangers Open Air[] Bang Your Head!!!

On 15 JulyKelly Johnson died of spinal cancerafter six years of painful therapy and treatment of her illness. The new album Legacyreleased in October[] celebrates both the departed guitarist and the 30th anniversary of Girlschool, making them the so far longest running female rock band in the world.

Girlschool performed a special show celebrating their 30th anniversary on 16 December at the Astoria 2 in London. At the beginning ofGirlschool contributed to the release of the cover of their single "Emergency" by Cornish youth music charity Livewire, in order to raise funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Girlschool continued to tour Europe and South America in and returned in Japan in Revolver magazine editor Christopher Scapelliti aptly described Girlschool's music as a "punk-metal mix tough, but poppy enough for radio".

RexSuzi Quatro have been influential on the Girlschool members. Punk rock had a direct influence in the birth of new wave and new wave of British heavy metal and that music was still popular when the band was formed. The mounting pressure to appeal to a mainstream audience, the quick change of tastes in British rock fans with the decline of the NWOBHM phenomenon and the chance to have a breakthrough in the US market prompted Girlschool to change their music, starting with the album Screaming Blue Murder in However, the failed attempt to create a niche for Girlschool in the US and the rapidly changing record market behaviour made the band change their mind and go back to their original sound, [72] which they retain to this day.

Girlschool's members themselves described their music in different ways, from "slapstick rock" [57] to "raucous Just like most punk songs, Girlschool's lyrics usually have short and direct texts, often reflecting the wild rock 'n' roll lifestyle and treating sex and romance as seen from a feminine point of view, with the use of reverse sexism and tongue-in-cheek sense of humour.

The fact of being a band composed of girls, beside the obvious marketing gimmick based on sexuality, [20] has always been perceived as a handicap in the sexist and male-dominated heavy metal scene, [] especially in the early s, when metal was rapidly taking the place of punk music in the tastes of many young males in Great Britain.

InGirlschool's fondest fans formed a club called 'The Barmy Army', which followed and supported the band during every tour in Great Britain and Europe.

The fan club did not survive the decline of the band and almost ceased its activities by the end of British specialized press took notice of the band and especially weekly magazines like Sounds and later Kerrang!

On the contrary, Girlschool's change of musical style in and their sudden predilection for the US market were not well received by the British press and by their fans at home. Pete Makowski in an article of the August edition of Sounds defined Girlschool "the leading pioneers in the battle against sexism ".

Reviewers and critics have also often associated the production of recent all-female metal acts to the sound and music of Girlschool, [] [] identifying them as a band that, just like The Runaways before them, helped in paving the way to the presence of women in rock music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British rock band that formed in the new wave of British heavy metal scene in This article is about the band.

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