Eminem

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  • Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972)

    Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972)
    Eminem was born
  • Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, The Slim Shady LP.

    Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, The Slim Shady LP.
  • Mathers was arrested on June 3, 2000

    Mathers was arrested on June 3, 2000
    during an altercation at a car audio store in Royal Oak, Michigan, with Douglas Dail, where he pulled out an unloaded gun and kept it pointed at the ground
  • On June 28, 2001, Mathers was sentenced to one year probation

    On June 28, 2001, Mathers was sentenced to one year probation
    on weapons charges that stemmed from an argument with an employee of Psychopathic Records, assessing him a fine around $2,000 as well as several hours of community service
  • D'Angelo Bailey, a sanitation worker, sued Mathers in 2001

    D'Angelo Bailey, a sanitation worker, sued Mathers in 2001
    accused him of invading his privacy by publicizing unreasonable information that put him in a false light. Bailey admitted that he picked on Mathers but said he merely "bumped" him at school and threw a "little shove." On October 20, 2003, the charges were dismissed in court.
  • French jazz pianist Jacques Loussier filed a $10 million lawsuit against Eminem and Dr. Dre

    French jazz pianist Jacques Loussier filed a $10 million lawsuit against Eminem and Dr. Dre
    claiming the beat for "Kill You" was stolen from his song.[186] Loussier demanded that all sales of the album be halted and any remaining copies destroyed. A trial date was set to begin in June 2004. The case was later settled.
  • 8 Mile release

    8 Mile release
    He has said the movie is not an account of his life, but a representation of growing up in Detroit
  • United States Secret Service admitted it was "looking into" allegations that Eminem had threatened the President of the United States, George W. Bush

    after the song "We as Americans", as an unreleased bootleg, circulated with the lyrics "*** money, I don't rap for dead presidents. I'd rather see the president dead, it's never been said but I set precedents." The incident was later referenced in the video for his song "Mosh" as one several news clips on a wall, along with other newspaper articles about other unfortunate incidents in Bush's career. The song eventually appeared on the album's bonus disc, where the lyrics were extensively censor
  • Proof's Death

    Proof's Death
    Eminem’s best friend and fellow D12 member, Proof was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest at the CCC Club by club bouncer Mario Etheridge on 8 Mile Road in Detroit, Michigan. Eminem made two songs about Proof's death on his album Recovery titled "Going Through Changes" and "You're Never Over", and mentions him in songs on Relapse and Recovery
  • Filed suit Apple Inc. , Aftermath Entertainment

    Filed suit Apple Inc. ,  Aftermath Entertainment
    claiming Aftermath did not have the appropriate authority to negotiate a deal with Apple for digital downloads of 93 Eminem songs on Apple's iTunes service.[189][190] The case against Apple was settled shortly after trial began in late September 2009.[191]
    In July 2010 the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in F.B.T. Productions, LLC v. Aftermath Records that F.B.T. Productions and Eminem were owed a royalty of 50% of the net revenue Aftermath obtained by licensing Emine
  • In 1999, Mathers' mother sued him for around US$10 million

    In 1999, Mathers' mother sued him for around US$10 million
    she sued him over alleged slander about her in his lyrics regarding The Slim Shady LP; she won only about US$1,600 out of the $10 million she wanted in damages in 2001.