During this time, Eminem and his wife, Kim Scott lived in a high-crime neighborhood with their newborn daughter Hailie, where their house was burglarized numerous times. My daughter wasn't born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Eminem wrote the song at a time in which he felt that Kim was stopping him from seeing his daughter. Views Read Edit View history. Infinite Infinite
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Archived from the original on December 3, But most of emiinem time, when I'm saying shit about women, when I'm saying 'bitches' and 'hoes', it's so ridiculous that I'm taking the stereotypical rapper to the extreme.
According to an interview with Zane LoweEminem made copies of the EP, but sold only slightly higher than By November,the album sold 5, copies in the United Eminm.
Dre after a series of highly productive recording sessions. Archived from the original on January 12, The Slim Shady LP".
Slim Shady EP - Wikipedia
Archived from the original on March 1, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. I had never seen stars, let alone Dr.
Archived from the original on June 26, Archived from the original rp February eminek, Even pop fans deadened to graphic lyrics are likely to flinch. Porter — was also noticeably higher than on prior album efforts. Archived from the original on October 13, Interscope Records awarded him with his own record label, Shady Recordsand he embarked on an extensive touring schedule to emminem the album. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved February 19, Retrieved May 19, This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat By A Little Old Lady".
Retrieved August 22, Archived from the original on 28 April Gilbert Rodman of Popular Communications states, "Eminem's music contains more than its fair share of misogynistic and homo-phobic lyrics, but simply to reduce it to these as many critics do doesn't help to explain Eminem.
The cover depicts the opening intro as well as the first track, in which Slim Shady awakens Eminem and orders him to look in the mirror to see that he is "nothing without him". Archived from the original on February 2, Archived from the original on April 17, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic gave the album five stars out of five, praising the rapper's "expansive vocabulary and vivid imagination", adding that "Years later, as the shock has faded, it's those lyrical skills and the subtle mastery of the music that still resonate, and they're what make The Slim Shady LP one of the great debuts in both hip-hop and modern pop music.
Today, 20 Years Ago, Eminem Released “Slim Shady EP”
Who's the real Slim Shady? The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Eminem is also ordered by "Slim Shady" to look into the mirror, and the sound of glass breaking is heard, alluding once again to the cover.
Retrieved February 16, Archived from the original on April 3, Dre "fell out of his chair laughing" upon hearing the lyric. The lyrics are noted for their depictions of violence and heavy use of profanity.
A lot of it was because of the feedback I got.