Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem, may be one of the most controversial rappers to every grace the genre. Emerging on the scene in 1990, it wasn’t until 1999 when the white rapper entered the US charts with his provocative horrorcore debut album, The Slim Shady LP.
The LP earned Eminem his first Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. His next two records,The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show, similarly won Best Rap Album Grammy Awards, making Eminem the first artist to win Best Rap Album for three consecutive LPs. He is one of the best-selling artists in the World and is the best-selling artist of the 2000s.