The Way I Am
Eminem Lyrics


Man, whatever
Dre just let it run
Ayo, turn the beat up a little bit
Ayo, this song is for anyone
Fuck it, just shut up and listen, ayo

I sit back with this pack of Zig-Zag's and this bag
Of this weed, it gives me the shit needed to be
The most meanest MC on this—on this Earth
And since birth I've been cursed with this curse to just curse
And just blurt this berserk and bizarre shit that works
And it sells and it helps in itself to relieve all this tension
Dispensing these sentences, getting this stress
That's been eating me recently off of this chest
And I rest again peacefully
But at least have the decency in you
To leave me alone, when you freaks see me out
In the streets when I'm eating or feeding my daughter
To not come and speak to me, I don't know you
And no, I don't owe you a mothafuckin' thing
I'm not Mr. N'Sync, I'm not what your friends think
I'm not Mr. Friendly, I can be a prick if you tempt me
My tank is on empty, no patience is in me
And if you offend me, I'm lifting you ten feet in the air
I don't care who was there and who saw me just jaw you
Go call you a lawyer, file you a lawsuit
I'll smile in the courtroom and buy you a wardrobe
I'm tired of all you, I don't mean to be mean
But that's all I can be, it's just me

And I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
Radio won't even play my jam
'Cause I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
I don't know, it's just the way I am

Sometimes I just feel like my father
I hate to be bothered with all of this nonsense
It's constant, and, "Oh, it's his lyrical content
The song 'Guilty Conscience' has gotten such rotten responses."
And all of this controversy circles me
And it seems like the media immediately points a finger at me
So I point one back at 'em, but not the index or pinkie
Or the ring or the thumb, it's the one you put up
When you don't give a fuck, when you won't just put up
With the bullshit they pull, 'cause they full of shit too
When a dude's getting bullied and shoots up his school
And they blame it on Marilyn and the heroin
Where were the parents at? And look where it's at!
Middle America, now it's a tragedy
Now it's so sad to see, an upper-class city havin' this happening
Then attack Eminem 'cause I rap this way
But I'm glad, 'cause they feed me the fuel that I need
For the fire to burn, and it's burning, and I have returned

And I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
Radio won't even play my jam
'Cause I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
I don't know, it's just the way I am

I'm so sick and tired of being admired
That I wish that I would just die or get fired
And dropped from my label, let's stop with the fables
I'm not gonna be able to top on "My Name Is"
And pigeon-holed into some poppy sensation
To cop me rotation at rock-n-roll stations
And I just do not got the patience
To deal with these cocky Caucasians
Who think I'm some wigger who just tries to be black
'Cause I talk with an accent and grab on my balls
So they always keep asking the same fucking questions
What school did I go to, what hood I grew up in
The why, the who, what, when, the where and the how
'Til I'm grabbing my hair and I'm tearin' it out
'Cause they driving me crazy, I can't take it
I'm racin', I'm pacin', I stand and I sit
And I'm thankful for every fan that I get
But I can't take a shit
In the bathroom without someone standing by it
No, I won't sign you an autograph
You can call me an asshole, I'm glad

'Cause I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
Radio won't even play my jam
'Cause I am whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am?
In the paper, the news, every day I am
I don't know, it's just the way I am

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Marshall B Mathers

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

joao braga

Emocionalmente ferido

Podes fazer o meu funeral
Mas não te esqueças de levar uma flor
Mas não te esqueças de a regar com muito amor
Desculpa estar a ser tão sentimental
Eu não sabia, não sabia que doía tanto ser real
Eu não sabia, não sabia que doía tanto fazer o bem
Eu não sabia, não sabia que doía tanto receber o mal
Mas hoje eu sei e sei que chegou a minha hora
Mas hoje eu sei que o vento sopra forte lá fora
E eu estou no cimo do prédio onde o relógio toca
Onde para falar a minha voz não se esforça
Podes fazer o meu funeral
Podes levar uma rosa
Só não te esqueças de quem esteve contigo no final
Não fui eu que escrevi esta história
Foste tu com essa atitude que de ti não é própria
Foste tu com essa tua atitude imprópria
Foste tu mais essa tua atitude hipócrita
Eu não sou nenhuma fotocópia
Eu sou eu mesmo, não me inspiro em ninguém
No meio de tantos suspiros
Eu inspiro-mo em mim
E cago-me para ti
E para essas tuas músicas de Beatz By Landim
E do vem dançar kuduro do Lucenzo e do Big ali
Foda-se, eu não quero viver a saber que me odeias
Eu não quero viver a saber que me esbofeteias
Eu não quero viver a saber que sou um refém das tuas ideias
Eu não quero viver a saber que quando não faço o queres, as coisas ficam feias
Eu quero viver a saber que me deste carinho e amor em vida
Eu quero viver a saber que com isso a minha alma não foi esquecida
Eu quero viver a saber que não se derrubou a minha estátua que no fim das contas pelas pontas por ti foi erguida
Eu quero viver a saber que no fim do dia só resta tristeza e alegria
Porque quando eu passo por ti tu nem notas
E tudo porque não se trata de uma alma nova
Trata-se do meu espírito de caixão à cova
Não me leves a mal mas não me leves flores se a tua vontade for ver-me pelas costas
Podes fazer o meu funeral
Mas não faças dele um evento teatral
Por favor, deixa-me descansar em paz



All comments from YouTube:

Anthony Sommer

The amount of censorship is unreal. Totally ruins it for me. Do yourself a favor and go find an explicit version of this.

xXZbaddertaxesZXx

i want to see the music video but its censored :(

Alexander Saint-Pierre

😈

Alexander Saint-Pierre

Rtt

masizuni kai

@pingvinch96 nostalgia from radio play

Seb Tol

@blue thank you as well

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gamings& vlogs

For guys listening in 2060, this guy was a legend. A genius.

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@Taur McMahon listen to kamikaze's The Ringer , BET cypher both of'em

Martavious Tisby

Wow

Julian Navarro

Nokap I hate my life I listen to this guy every to her dat

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