He is the second-highest selling rapper of all time, behind Tupac Shakur, though the latter has had several posthumous albums released.While generally avoiding overtly political tones previously (or if they were mentioned it was in passing), in late 2004 before the presidential election, Eminem released the song "Mosh," which harshly criticizes President George W. Encore, Mathers' fourth major-label album, was released later that year, but was considered by many to be a disappointment in comparison to his previous three albums and sold half of what The Eminem Show had.Though Eminem considers himself neither a militant nor a political artist, he did have his own Hip Hop Political Convention as a parody of the national political conventions held in 2004.His latest release is Curtain Call: The Hits, a compilation which covers many of his past hit songs, and includes three new tracks. Joseph, Missouri (near Kansas City) to parents Deborah "Debbie" Mathers-Briggs and Marshall Bruce Mathers II, and spent most of his childhood moving back and forth between Kansas City, and suburban Detroit, including Warren.Fans that are not Fan Dumb prefer to be called Juggalos, but since some of their Fan Dumb call themselves this as well, their Hate Dumb tends to lump all their fans together.ICP originally formed as a Gangsta Rap group called "Inner City Posse," derived from the name of a Detroit gang formed by Bruce.
He is of mostly Scottish-American descent, and currently lives in suburban Detroit. Dre, Eminem is known as one of the most skillful and controversial rappers in the industry, becoming a crossover sensation with his debut single "My Name Is" while simultaneously earning respect from the hip-hop community for his lyrical talent.Consisting primarily of two people, Violent J (Joseph Bruce) and Shaggy 2 Dope (Joseph Utsler), Insane Clown Posse are a Hip-Hop group and Professional Wrestling tag team from Detroit, and the co-founders of the independent record label, Psychopathic Records.Their music is generally placed in the "Horrorcore" category, and is focused heavily around Circus of Fear elements. Of course, some of their detractors aren't much better, either.It's dinner time, while hearin' grace from your mother.I pull a 40 out and pour some for your little brother.With the enormous success of his sophomore album The Marshall Mathers LP following its release in May 2000, and its subsequent nomination for four Grammy awards including Album of the Year, critics such as GLAAD denounced his lyrics as homophobic, while others complained that it was also extremely misogynistic and violent.