Eminem tore into President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap that aired on Tuesday night’s BET Hip Hop Awards.
In the taped segment, apparently filmed Friday in a downtown Detroit parking garage, the rapper described the president as “a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust” — complete with a handful of references bleeped for the television audience.
Eminem warned off “any fan of mine who’s a supporter of (Trump).”
Flanked by a crew that included fellow Detroiters Royce da 5’9″ and Kid Vishis, Eminem also declared himself a supporter of football’s Colin Kaepernick, whose national-anthem protests have spread across the NFL and drawn criticism from Trump on Twitter — which the rapper called a distraction from hurricane-battered Puerto Rico and other issues.
At one point, he took on Trump’s vow to “lower our taxes,” rhyming:
“Then who’s gonna pay for his extravagant trips back and forth with his family / His golf resorts and mansions / Same s— that he tormented Hillary for and he slandered / Then does it more from his endorsement of Bannon / Support for the Klansmen / Tiki torches in hand / For the soldier that’s black and comes home from Iraq and is still told to go back to Africa.”
The tirade follows last fall’s “Campaign Speech,” a lengthy track that included lines against Trump, then the Republican candidate. The Detroit rapper also led U.K. audiences in August in anti-Trump chants.
— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) October 10, 2017
— Jackie Chanel (@JackieChanel) October 11, 2017
Damn that Eminem freestyle had me shooketh pic.twitter.com/aLpwXMBU7a
— Plump Daddy (@yayolokote) October 11, 2017
Eminem fans who are trump supporters when that freestyle started pic.twitter.com/VvfzQMwzyK
— A Young Man from the Midwest Coast (@DallasMichaelM) October 11, 2017
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— DizZy D(emOn) ⁶ (@staayturnt) October 11, 2017