Marshall Mathers - hence the name eminem - as in his initals m and m.
Ronnie Dean Polkingharn was Betty Kresin's (Eminem's grandmother) sixth child. He was only two months older than Marshall. Both kids used to spend their whole free time together.
Ronnie had a major influence on his nephew. He intoduced him into hip hop and break dance. It was his first album that inspired Eminem to become the gifted breakdancer he is now. Eminem remembers when his uncle Ronnie bought him the « Breakin' » album in 1981 :
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Marshall Mathers. Ronnie was family/friend who he was really close to, but yeah he passed away. So that really affected Eminem because he was practically the closest thing he had as family considering the situation.
Marshall Bruce Mathers.
Ronnie Polkingharn was Eminems grandmother sixth child. He was only two months older than him.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III ..idk about ronnie tho.