My Adidas

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"My Adidas"
Single by Run–D.M.C.
from the album Raising Hell
B-side Peter Piper
Released May 29, 1986
Format Vinyl, Cassette
Recorded 1985
Genre Hip hop, rap rock
Length 2:47
Label Profile Records
Writer(s) Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels
Producer(s) Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons
Run–D.M.C. singles chronology
"Can You Rock It Like This"
"My Adidas"
"Walk This Way"

"My Adidas" is the first single from Run–D.M.C.'s third album Raising Hell. It is about Adidas footwear. Released in 1986, the song was written by two of the members, Joseph "DJ Run" Simmons and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels and was produced by Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. My Adidas reached No. 5 on the Hot Black Singles and No. 10 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales in 1986, climbed to No. 33 on the Hot Rap Singles chart 14 years later in 2000. The song appears on the soundtracks for the video games Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 and Saints Row: The Third. The song was also mentioned in the song "Dedicated" from the Mariah Carey album "Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse".

Single track listing[edit]


  1. "My Adidas"- 2:47
  2. "Peter Piper"- 3:25


  1. "My Adidas" (Instrumental) - 4:10
  2. "Peter Piper" (Instrumental) - 3:15

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