IES VICENTE CANO.4TH GRADE
EMINEM'S BIOGRAPHY. PAST SIMPLE/PRESENT PERFECT
Eminem, whose birth name is Marshall Bruce Mathers, was born on the 17th October 1972 in Kansas City.He (grow up)between Kansas City and Detroit.When he was 12, he and his mother(move) to Michigan where he ( attend) Lincoln High school in Warren
Eminema fan of rap music since he was young and he( begin) acting at the age of 14.He ( leave) school after failing three times 9th grade (3º ESO). Eminem ( have) a stormy relationship with his wife, Kim. They got married in 1999 but they had known each other since they were at school. She ( give) birth to their daughter, Hailie Jade Scott, in 1995. In July 2000, Kim Mathers ( attempt) suicide. A month later, Eminem *filed for divorce.
His first album was titled "Infinite" and was *released in 1996. "The Slim Shady LP" was released on February 23, 1999 and it ( go) triple platinum. Eminem had the same commercial success with "The Marshall Mathers LP" (2000), which ( sell) 8 million copies in USA. He 3 Grammies with this album and it ( be) the first rap album nominated "Album of the Year". The rapper and hip-hop star ( distingish) himself by his aggressive lyrics. Eminem ( become) the symbol of a new generation, but he himself is a product of the society he attacks. Provocation is part of his music. His latest album "The Eminem Show" was released on May 26th 2002. Recently, at the last MTV Europe Music Awards, celebrated in Barcelona, he ( win) three *awards: Best Male Artist, Best Album and Best Hip-Hop Artist. His first Hollywood movie, "8 Mile", ( debute) in November 2002 and since then it No.1 at the US *box office.
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