On this day, exactly 15 years ago, in 2000 (September 7) Eminem released ‘The Way I Am’ off his masterpiece The Marshall Mathers LP and it’s the first ever Eminem produced track and is a strong message against critics.
The song debuted at #58 on US Billboard Hot 100. It also entered in the Top 20 Songs in UK, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and Sweden.
The song was named the 35th Best Song of the decade by the Complex magazine .
Before the basketball game, LeBron James motivates himself with The Way I Am:
Eminem and Marilyn Manson perform The Way I Am in Barcelona, Spain
Eminem performs The Way I Am at the 2001 MTV VMA awards: