13 Facts About Slim Shady

1. Eminem is just the rapper, Slim Shady is the attitude behind him, and Marshall Mathers is who I am at the end of the day.

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2. Slim Shady was one of the characters created as a alter ego to Eminem.

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3. Slim Shady went to social media to unload nearly three minutes of behind-the-scenes footage from his recent "Good Guy" music video.

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4. Slim Shady established the Marshall Mathers Foundation to aid disadvantaged youth.

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5. Slim Shady recorded several new songs for the soundtrack, including "Lose Yourself".

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6. Slim Shady said it was a representation of growing up in Detroit rather than an account of his life.

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7. Slim Shady was the bestselling artist from 2000 to 2009 in the US according to Nielsen SoundScan, and has sold 47.4 million albums in the country.

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8. Slim Shady had legal custody of his younger half-brother Nathan.

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9. Slim Shady met Kim in high school while he stood on a table with his shirt off rapping LL Cool J's "I'm Bad".

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10. Slim Shady Records released a cypher to promote the album, in which Eminem did a seven-minute freestyle.

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11. Slim Shady was the first artist since the Beatles to have four singles in the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.

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12. Slim Shady is the only artist to have nine albums consecutively debut at number one on the Billboard 200.

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13. Slim Shady is consistently cited as one of the greatest and most influential artists of all time in any genre, with Rolling Stone placing him in its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and labeling him the "King of Hip Hop".

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