10 Fun Facts About Eminem’s Messed-Up Childhood
10 facts you should know about the childhood that was messed up enough to launch one of the most successful careers in the history of hip-hop
Eminem’s life was tough even before he was born. In Role Model (Slim Shady LP, 1999) Em mentions a “premature birth that was four minutes late”. His birth was both early (he didn’t get the benefit of a full pregnancy) and late (he was deprived of oxygen for four minutes during birth) and his mother almost died during the 73 hours of labor.