Eminem was one of the most controversial Has been in hip-hop for two decades and it doesn’t look like that will change while he’s still rapping. The rap veteran recently became the center of controversy on TikTok for ten-year-old lyrics, and he appeared to respond to the outcry with a new lyrical video on March 5.
Last week, Shady was all the rage on TikTok after a stir over the lyrics to his 2010 song, “Love the Way You Lie” with Rihanna. “I know I’m a liar, if she ever tries to leave I’m going to tie her to the bed and set this house on fire,” he bangs on the bar in particular. Many people pointed out how toxic the line was and argued that it encouraged domestic violence. Some have launched a campaign to cancel the 48-year-old lyricist.
Em did not directly address the new controversy. However, on March 5, he randomly released a lyric video for his 2020 song, “Tone Deaf”, taken from the album, Music to be murdered by – Côté B, appearing to address his TikTok detractors. “I won’t stop even if my hair turns gray (I’m deaf) / Because it won’t stop until they cancel the #ToneDeaf lyric video on my channel,” he said. he tweeted with the visual.
This isn’t the first time recently that Eminem’s old words have come back to haunt him in the form of backlash. In 2019, a song called “Things are getting worse” leak where he addressed Chris Brown assaulting Rihanna in 2009 and face with Brown. He later apologized and admitted he didn’t remember writing the lyrics.
Watch Eminem’s “Tone Deaf” video below.
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