Analysis Of ' Marshal Mathers '

1546 Words Apr 23rd, 2015 7 Pages
Marshal Mathers better known as Eminem has succeeded against all odds, growing up in a multitude of broken homes in the ghettos of Detroit, and fighting to rise to the top of African-American dominated art form. Eminem was constantly bullied and victimized, being told that he did not belong just for being white and that he was not going to succeed. He has proven that with desire, drive, and dedication anyone can accomplish their greatest goals no matter their background. Eminem has suffered to get to where he is today. The theme of suffering is embodied even in his music, “Lose Yourself” “ Sing for the Moment” and “Not Afraid”. Each song demonstrates an area in his life where he has suffered, even after reaching success. For Marshall, the road to success was treacherous, he suffered all the way into adulthood. Growing up in the ghettos of Detroit he came from one broken home to another, changing schools two to three times a year. Eminem was raised by his mother, Deborah Mathers, and his father abandoned the family when Marshall was an infant. Marshall’s mother was never able to keep a job for more than a few months. “They moved frequently between Missouri and Detroit, Michigan, spending large chunks of time in public housing projects.” “I would change schools two, three times a year,” Eminem later recalled. "That was probably the roughest part about it all.” As the new kid he was frequently getting bullied, ultimately was treated as an outcast, never had any friends. He…
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