Oscars 2020 watchers who had an unexpected appearance by Eminem on their bingo cards simply traded out: The rapper played out his Oscar-winning melody “Lose Yourself” during the 92nd yearly Academy Awards, stunning watchers and participants the same.
After Lin-Manuel Miranda presented a clasp bundle commending the utilization of popular music in films—with The Breakfast Club, Rocky III, Almost Famous, Hustle and Flow, Ghost, and Do the Right Thing among the included motion pictures—Eminem, whose genuine name is Marshall Mathers, rose from the floor to play out his 8 Mile track.
Following the fragment, Eminem tweeted film from the 2003 Oscar function, when “Lose Yourself” won best unique tune without the rapper in participation. “See, on the off chance that you had another shot, another chance… A debt of gratitude is in order for having me [Academy]. Sorry it took me 18 years to arrive,” he composed—a clarification of sorts for the unexpected exhibition.
He likewise later posted a photograph with Elton John, with whom he broadly performed “Stan” at the 2001 Grammys. (John won best unique tune on Sunday night for his Rocketman track.
In a meeting posted by Variety on Monday, Eminem said his inability to go to the 2003 Oscars service had an influence in his exhibition. “I kinda figured perhaps since I didn’t get an opportunity to do it at that point, possibly it would be cool,” he said. “In those days, I never at any point felt that I got an opportunity to win, and we had quite recently performed ‘Lose Yourself’ on the Grammys with the Roots two or three weeks before the Oscars, so we didn’t think it was a smart thought. And furthermore, back around then, the more youthful me didn’t generally feel like a show like that would get me.”