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A famous white MC who is notorious for his offensive lyrics and vulgarity.

He's probably the most technically skilled MC of all time. His mult-syllabic rhymes, internal rhyming, and vocabulary is superior to nearly everyone in the game, despite the fact that most Hip Hop heads will try to tell you that underground MC's own him (they wouldn't). They obviously haven't heard the "Infinite" album, which is likely the best album I've heard from ANY MC.

The tracks on "Infinite" are perfect examples of why Eminem is the most skilled MC of all time.

One of his best songs is "Infinite" (first track on the album), and for this example I'll be discussing the second verse.

Notice how he is able to weave a particular vowel sound throughout an entire line (example: "One thought in my cerebral is deeper than a jeep full of people"), and how he can make so many words rhyme (example: "I spoil loyal fans/ I foil plans and leave fluids leaking like oil pans/ My coiled hands/"), rather than just making sure the words and the end of the line rhyme, like most MC's do.

Another example of his lyrical talent is from "Tonight", also on Infinite:

"We travel in packs and ravel in facts and gravel in cracks

To find babbling Max, gaffling tracks

I grapple an axe for them baffling acts

The mysterious stab in the backs who dabble in wax"

He starts off with "we travel in packs" and then makes nearly everything else he says rhyme with that (grapple an axe, stab in the backs, ravel in facts, etc).
Keep in mind that I could give you hundreds of genius lines from him, but I only get to use 1500 characters.

Eminem is top 5 of all time.

Some great songs from him: Infinite, Tonight, 313, Biterphobia, Open Mic, Jealousy Woes II, It's Ok, Role Model, Rock Bottom, Microphone freestyle, Rhymin Wordz freestyle, etc.
by BadMeetsEvil April 15, 2013
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A god, An rapper, some people think he's outdated, I tell that he's just risen to the next fucking level
EMINEM is a fucking rap god
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A very talented and misunderstood rapper, real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers lll, He had a rough upbringing, his father left him when he was just a baby, and his mom was mentally ill with münchausen symdrome and used to beat him constamely, as Eminem admitted to in the 1999 interview with Howard Stern. He was bullied growing up, and one time he got beaten so bad he got a concussion and had to relearn basic skills slowly to regain his full consciousness, this experience was inspired by his song "brain damage". This is why Eminem is well respected, because all of his music has a reason, and comes from personal experience, but this is also why he is misunderstood, because people don't realize he is only speaking his feelings from his upbringing, he admitted this multiple times in his books and interviews. He didn't get a record deal until Dr. Dre heard his album the "Slim Shady EP" and instantly he got a record deal and instantly he became famous. Although Eminem was underestimated before he was famous, it took a lot of convincing for Eminem to win respect because of his race, but most people realize hip hop is a social political movement meant for people who grew up in the ghetto to find a voice through hip hop, like Eminem, not for specific races. Eminem is always real, never faked an accent when rapping, always respected the hiphop culture and black history and culture, he is now an iconic legend that will forever be known and continues to inspire many rappers.
Person 1: "do you think Eminem is only famous because he's white?"
Person 2: "no, many rappers now a days are white, and they are not even close to eminems fame, in fact Eminem is the only extremely famous and respected white rapper, people just want to pull the race card out on his because they can't accept that a white rapper is one of the best rappers."

Person H: "Is Eminem overrated?"
Person G: "no, most people don't realize the truth Eminem is speaking in his songs and instantly underestimate him, no rapper has gone as personal in their music as Eminem, no one has put as much emotion in their music as Eminem, take the misunderstood song "Kim" for example, his music is so personal, unique and timeless that it's untouchable, nobody has albums that unique, nothing that personal can be overrated, and adding on his lyrical ability makes him almost underrated, or extremely underestimated. Don't you understand? People want to hear VAGUE music, they don't want to hear the truth, that's why they stay stupid things like 'he's overrated' whichout even breaking down the things he is actually rapping about."

Person Y: "is Eminem a wigger?"
Person Z: "NO, he has always and still does respect black culture, he doesn't fake black accents and he respects cultural appropriation, that's why he raps in his own style, and even if he did rap in a black accent, he grew up in a Black community, so he has a right to, but he shows so much respect that he doesn't rap in a black accent."
by Madison P May 14, 2015
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Probably one of the greatest rappers out there. Dosent just rap about bitches and hoes like other rappers, but about his life experiences and the controversy with his music. Despite the controversy he sold millions of records around the world, and no; hes not a wigger, hes not trying to act black, he just raps. Who ever said that only black people could rap?
Guy #1: Eminem is my favourite rapper out there man!
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Irony at its finest, a white person ruling a predomenantly black industry.
Eminem isnt a bad musician just america is too fucking stupid to deal with any strong messages.
by FraZ October 05, 2005
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Best white rapper ever. Started in Detroit by recording Infinite in 1996 which was only sold in Detroit and given out to record labels as a demo tape. Then he recorded the Slim Shady EP in 1998, which is basically a smaller version of the Slim Shady LP, released in 1999 which featured the hit single My Name Is which was Eminem's first big debut. The Slim Shady LP was his first complete album that went out to the masses, which even today is one of the best selling albums ever made. After the success of the Slim Shady LP he went on to record the Marshall Mathers LP in 2000 and it too sold millions in the first week of it's release. He then recorded the album Devil's Night with the rap group D12 and although it did not sell as much as his solo LPs it still sold more than the average album. Eminem then went to record his 5th solo album, The Eminem Show whose first single, Without Me stayed on the charts so long that it had to be officially retired from TRL. After the success of The Eminem Show, Eminem went to make a movie, 8 Mile which also had an amazing soundtrack which featured 3 songs by Eminem. Eminem's single Lose Yourself from the 8 Mile soundtrack was #1 on the charts for a massive amount of time before it finally came off the charts. 8 Mile featured such famous celebs as Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, and Kim Bassinger. After 8 Mile, Eminem went to record another album with D12 entitled D12 World which went multi platinum and featured hits such as My Band and How Come. After the work with D12 Eminem went to record his next solo album entitled Encore which also went multi-platinum. Many people complained about Encore saying Eminem has "Lost his violent attitude" and "Eminem releasing Encore has ruined his fame and glory" but I myself believe Encore to be one of his best albums. What does the future have in store for us...no-one knows but Eminem promises his next album to be his best.
Eminem is one of the biggest selling rappers ever, up in the lines with Tupac, Biggie and Dre.
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