Eminem: 10 Things You Didn't Know About The Marshall Mathers LP
10. Eminem's Childhood Home
The album cover for ‘The
Marshall Mathers LP’ features a picture of Eminem sitting on the porch of a
house. The address of this house is Dresden 19946 in Detroit, Eminem’s
The same house was featured
on the sequel to this album, ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’, in 2013. The house
was eventually demolished by the State of Michigan in November 2013, shortly
after the album’s release, due to fire damage that occurred to the property a
few weeks prior.
When asked about revisiting
his childhood home by VH1, Eminem had the following to say:
"I had mixed feelings
because I had a lot of good and bad memories in that house. But to go back to
where I grew up and finally say, 'I've made it,' is the greatest feeling in the
world to me".
The now iconic picture is certainly
a reminder of the incredible journey Eminem has been on, starting from humble beginnings
to become one of the most successful rap artists of all time.