(Marshall Bruce Mathers III born October 17, 1972) is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. In addition to his solo career,
Eminem is a member of the group D12, as well as one half of the hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, alongside Royce da 5'9". Eminem is the best-selling
artist of the 2000s in the United States. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him 82nd on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. The same
magazine declared him The King of Hip Hop. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has achieved ten number-one albums on the Billboard
200. Eminem has sold more than 115 million albums and singles worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. As of June 2014, he
is the second best selling male artist of the Nielsen Soundscan era, the sixth best overall selling artist in the United States, and the best-selling
hip-hop artist having sold 45,160,000 albums and 31 million digital singles.
"Guts Over Fear"
is a single by American rapper Eminem, featuring Australian singer Sia from his upcoming compilation album Shady XV, set to release on Black Friday
2014. Previews of the song premiered in trailers for the film, The Equalizer starring Denzel Washington. The song was officially released to iTunes on
August 25, 2014, the same day Eminem announced his plans to release an album later that year. The song is a synth heavy showcasing Sia's forceful
voice singing a chorus about how she now feels emboldened in the face of adversity, as the rapper parses his various insecurities and his place in
rap. The song's subject matter regards Eminem and his struggles as an artist, and touches up on moments of his career. Australian singer Sia
provides the chorus, making this the second time the two artists collaborated, first being "Beautiful Pain" off of the deluxe version of The Marshall
Mathers LP 2.