The Marshall Mathers LP is the third studio album by Eminem. Released exactly 17 years ago, the album has sold 11 million copies in the US and 32+ million worldwide. The album sold more than 1.78 million copies in the US in its first week alone, becoming the fastest-selling studio album by any solo artist in American music history.
“Hey Slim, I drank a fifth of vodka, you dare me to drive? You know the song by Phil Collins, "In the Air of the Night” about that guy who coulda saved that other guy from drowning but didn’t, then Phil saw it all, then at a show he found him? That’s kinda how this is, you coulda rescued me from drowning Now it’s too late - I’m on a 1000 downers now, I’m drowsy and all I wanted was a lousy letter or a call I hope you know I ripped all of your pictures off the wall"
The Marshall Mathers LP is the third studio album by American rapper Eminem. It was released on May 23, 2000, by Interscope Records, Aftermath Entertainment and his newly founded label, Shady Records. Since its release in 2000, the album sold 10,818,000 copies in the United States and more than 21 million copies worldwide.