The way Marshall Mathers got his rap moniker is rather simple, his initials M.M., or, Eminem. In 8 Mile you find out that Em's character Jimmy got his stage name from a childhood nickname. His mom started calling him "Bunny Rabbit," because he had big ears and buck teeth as a kid and the name stuck around.
Similarly one may ask, who is the real future in 8 Mile?
He appeared in the film 8 Mile along with Eminem and Xzibit, although the character based on him, Future, was portrayed by Mekhi Phifer. Proof appeared as Lil' Tic, a freestyle rapper who rap battles the lead character, B-Rabbit, played by Eminem.
What is 8 Mile based on?
film All The Ways 8 Mile Is Radically Different From Eminem's Actual Life. 8 Mile is a 2002 drama starring Eminem, loosely based on his life. "Loose" is the operative word here. The film is set in 1995, and follows an aspiring young white rapper living in a trailer park on 8 Mile Road, just outside of Detroit.
Who is Laney that Eminem raps about?
Alaina Mathers is Eminem's eleven-year-old adopted daughter, and the biological daughter of his wife's twin sister. Eminem has custody of his niece and is raising her as Hailie's sister. She is also referenced in the song "Mockingbird" on Encore, as "Laney".