Eminem released The Eminem Show album on May 26th 2002.
For the 15th anniversary of the album- the lyricist re-released the album on cassette along with other exclusive gifts. The Eminem Show Anniversary capsule includes posters, T-shirts, and even autographs from the 15-time Grammy-Award winning Artist as stated in Complex. Further, these new packages were made available online yesterday, May 30th, with prices ranging from $30 to $250. Though, the $250 bundle is already sold out.
Furthermore, he shared recently that The Truman Show movie inspired this RIAA Diamond certified album.
“My life felt like it was becoming a circus around that time and I felt like I was always being watched…” – Eminem via GENIUS
After students reported being watched through computers provided by their school in 2010– we understand.
Additionally, The Recording Academy mentions some of the challenges the album overcame. For one, in the face of bootleggers, and the album being leaked, it went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide.