In the late 90’s and early 2000’s Eminem was often dominating the pop music scene with his provocative, and often humorous, lyrics.
Since Trump’s election and a few personal issues, Marshall Mathers aka Eminem has enjoyed public exposure–for all the wrong reasons.
In October 2017, a video was released where Eminem was lambasting President Trump in a freestyle rap in a city parking lot. The performance gathered negative attention in spite of the pop-culturally approved message.
Eminem’s song, ‘Untouchable,’ tells the listener about how Mathers felt it to be “embarrassing” to be white.
Slim Shady–another pseudonym for Mathers–revealed that he used Gay dating app, Grindr, in a 2017 interview.
Mathers, under his performing name Eminem, will release a song with co-rapper, Joyner Lucas, called “What if I was Gay?”
Fox News recalls the 2017 interview where Mathers made the revelation:
Here’s the full exchange:
Interviewer: When you were dating, how’d you meet people? Tinder?
Eminem: I mean, yeah.
I: Are you being serious?
E: Yeah, Tinder.
E: [Laughs] And Grindr. I also used to go to strip clubs.
This Eminem using Grindr story reminds me of that scene in The Interview except this time the interviewer just didn’t follow up on it pic.twitter.com/qstMUWq6qN
— Adam Gilroy (@GilroysWorld) December 19, 2017
Metro reported on a leaked 13-second excerpt of the song which marks Lucas’ debut album and his second collaboration with Slim Shady.
‘What if I told you I was out of place? Wait, what if I told you I was gay?’ Joyner raps on the 13-second preview of the track.
To which Em raps back, ‘What if I’m a hypocrite who’s just afraid to face truth? Wait, what if I told you I’m gay too?’
The lyrics are quite interesting to say the least, considering the rap icon has been accused of homophobia in the past.
Some of Eminem’s lyrics have been deemed offensive and politically incorrect in the past.
Eminem’s recent U-turn has raised some eyebrows in the social media sphere.