From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEminemEm‧in‧em /ˈemɪnem/(1972-) a US rapper, recordproducer, and actor who was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has often shocked people with the words to his songs. He sometimes also uses the name SlimShady. His records include The Marshall Mathers LP (2000), Relapse (2009), and Recovery (2010). Among his successfulsingles are The Real Slim Shady (2000), Stan (2000), Lose Yourself (2002), Just Lose It (2004), and Love the Way You Lie (2010). He has also appeared in several films including 8 Mile (2002) which is about growing up in Detroit. His real name is Marshall Mathers III.