The film follows white rapper B-Rabbit Eminem and his attempt to launch a career in a genre dominated by African-Americans. The title is derived from 8 Mile Road , the highway between the predominantly black city of Detroit and the largely white suburban communities to the north. It was filmed mostly on location. Jimmy has moved back north of 8 Mile Road to the run-down trailer home in Warren, Michigan of his alcoholic mother Stephanie, his younger sister Lily, and Stephanie's abusive live-in boyfriend Greg. Although encouraged by his friends, Jimmy worries about his potential as a rapper. One night, Jimmy freezes during a rap battle at a local venue, the Shelter, and he leaves the stage humiliated.
Apr 19 By Anthony Harwood. HE'S the famous bad boy rapper whose lyrics are full of boasts about his sexual conquests. But in reality Eminem is a flop in bed, according to his ex-mistress. He was like a little virgin boy when I met him The year-old Brazilian beauty, who dated the star for 16 months, claims their disappointing sex life was, in part, due to the singer's small manhood.