Marshall Mathers: Legend or Controversy? A question that often arises when discussing Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known as rapper EMINEM or Slim Shady, is why is this man such a controversial artist? Marshall was born on October 17, 1972 in Kansas City, MO to a single mother, Mrs. Debbie Mathers - Briggs. He has a half brother, Nathan, born in 1986. During his young childhood, Marshall moved back and forth between his mothers home town of St. Joseph, MO and the Detroit area, where he was often beat up by bullies because he was always the new kid.
Although as Eminem was trying to get into rapping, he faced a lot of discrimination against him for being white but his talent and support from his friends helped him go through it. At the age of seventeen, Eminem dropped out of school with his interest of school completely overshadowed by his love of rap and he moved in with his girlfriend, Kimberly Scott. When Eminem was twenty he received a devastating news his Uncle Ronnie had committed suicide while suffering from depression. Eminem was devas... ... middle of paper ... ...e important events in Eminem’s life that had a great impact or effect in his successful career. So yeah Eminem had to deal with poverty and many other problems, but showed that you can do anything you want if you are determined and do not give up even if you are in the most messed up situation.
Biggie has carried his legend throughout time because people are realizing him and guys like Tupac are the ones who changed the “bad boy” image in todays world. Its not the same anymore you don’t have guys on harleys in gangs or in their classic cars, its the “thug life” thats changed the world today and Biggie Smalls was just the creator. Eminem a Detroit kid rapping in just a whole in the wall place with a ambition to make it in a rap career when everyone in his family counting on him, but nobody believing in him. He was one of the only white rappers in a black community growing up and trying to make it. “What comes around goes around” is a quote from eminem when people would try to bring him down and not believe in him anymore.
Tupac Amaru Shakur one of the most influential, controversial rappers to have ever existed. He grew up fatherless and at times motherless because of drugs, violence, and twisted ideas. Through struggle and hardships he found his flow. He showed the world that something can come from nothing. From joining up with the Digital Underground to his single debut he worked up he grew his fan base.
After his parent's divorce Cobain found himself shuttled back and forth between various relatives and at one stage homeless living under a bridge. When Cobain was eleven he heard and was captivated by the Britain's Sex Pistols and after their self-destruction Cobain and friend Krist Novoselic continued to listen to the wave of British bands including Joy Division the nihilistic post-punk band that some say Nirvana are directly descended from in form of mood, melody and lyrical quality. Cobain's artistry and iconoclastic attitude didn't win many friends in high school and sometimes earned him beatings from "jocks" Cobain got even by spray painting "QUEER" on their pick-up trucks. By 1985 Aberdeen was dead and Cobain's next stop was Olympia. Cobain formed and reformed a series of bands before Nirvana came to be in 1986.
DJ Rising by Love Maia DJ rising is about a boy named Marley Johnnywas Diego-Dylan. Marley is not a very rich Elexa Tanner English 9.3 person, but he had the opportunity to get a scholarship in an elite high school with his best friends, Charlie and Scuzz. At home, his father had passed, forcing Marley to take care of his mom who is a drug addict. He works full-time as a busboy in a local restaurant to earn money for the two of them. But aside from all this, Marley likes to get away from it all by DJ-ing.
Jay-Z was born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969. He grew up in the infamous Marcy projects in Brooklyn with a sister and a brother. You would think that just growing up on the Marcy projects would be hard enough on a kid, but at the age of twelve, Shawn’s parents got a divorce. Shawn then attended the Brooklyn High school with two of today’s better known rappers, Biggie Smalls and Busta Rhymes. Shawn Carter was an intelligent and promising student, but he had behavior problems.
What is a huge dance style in the world today that was created only forty years ago? That's right, hip hop. Although it has had a short time span, hip hop has impacted the world in numerous ways. How did it all start? it started from two highly different areas the first in a poor neighbor hood in New York City and all they could do in their free time was to throw Block parties and dance.
After all this Lugg said, that Louima fell to the floor and screamed in pain and begged to be taken to a hospital. Four officers are accused of brutalizing Louima, 32, a Haitian immigrant who was arrested in a fight outside a nightclub in August of 97 and was mistakenly accused of hitting an officer. When a paramedic crew got to the precinct and finally gave Louima a chair to sit in the officer who had placed Louima in the cell returned and told Louima to stop screaming in pain. At the trial Lugg was asked by the prosecution to point out the man he had seen put Louima in his cell. Lugg quickly pointed to Officer Justin A. Volpe who is charged with torturing Louima by ramming a stick into his rectum and then into his mouth.
The contradictions hardly ended there. In his last video, "I Ain't Mad at Cha," Shakur--newly arrived in Heaven--saluted an old friend for quitting the "thug life." In "Only God Can Judge Me," Shakur foresaw death bearing down on him, yet seemed unable to tolerate his rival, The Notorious B.I.G. and B.I.G. 's mentor, Sean "Puffy" Combs.