Eminem takes down Trump with profane lyrical tirade - Palm Springs News, Weather, Traffic, Breaking News

Eminem takes down Trump with profane lyrical tirade

Posted: Updated:

By PATRICK MAIRS
Associated Press

Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump - saying he "came to stomp" and taking aim at Trump's Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters.

The rapper on Tuesday unveiled "The Storm," a 4½-minute freestyle rap video recorded Friday in a Detroit parking garage that aired as part of BET's Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday night.

Eminem slammed the Republican president as "a kamikaze who will probably cause a nuclear holocaust" before criticizing Trump's ongoing campaign against NFL national anthem protests.

"But this is his form of distraction, plus he gets an enormous reaction when he attacks the NFL, so we focus on that instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada. All these horrible tragedies and he's bored and would rather cause a Twitter storm with the Packers," he rapped.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT IN VIDEO BELOW

He later mentioned NFL free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who's credited with launching the ongoing anthem protests. Kaepernick told the rapper on Twitter, "I appreciate you."

Eminem also took down Trump's recently unveiled plan for tax cuts, questioning: "then who's going to pay for his extravagant trips back and forth with his fam to his golf resorts and his mansions?"

At one point he called Trump, who's 71, a "racist 94-year-old grandpa" and compared the president's appearance to the Marvel Comics character "The Thing."

The 44-year-old rapper closed out his rant with a message to his fans who support Trump, saying "I'm drawing in the sand a line, you're either for or against." He added that people who don't support the president love the military and the country, but "hate Trump."

The White House didn't respond to a request for comment on the video, and Trump didn't mention it while tweeting on several issues Wednesday morning.

This is Eminem's most recent rhymed attack on Trump. It follows up last year's nine-minute freestyle track "Campaign Speech" and a verse earlier this year on Big Sean's "No Favors."

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Missing Hikers Bodies Found Embracing Each Other

    Missing Hikers Bodies Found Embracing Each Other

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:26:38 GMT

    Two bodies discovered in Joshua Tree on Sunday are believed to be of the hikers missing since July, Joseph Orbeso of Lakewood and Rachel Nguyen of Westminster.  While the San Bernardio County Sheriff's Department says the bodies are at the coroner's office awaiting autopsies and identification, Orbeso's, Gilbert confirmed to KMIR News over the phone the bodies of his son and girlfriend were found in a remote area of Joshua Tree. Orbeso said clothing, water bottles and...

    Two bodies discovered in Joshua Tree on Sunday are believed to be of the hikers missing since July, Joseph Orbeso of Lakewood and Rachel Nguyen of Westminster.  While the San Bernardio County Sheriff's Department says the bodies are at the coroner's office awaiting autopsies and identification, Orbeso's, Gilbert confirmed to KMIR News over the phone the bodies of his son and girlfriend were found in a remote area of Joshua Tree. Orbeso said clothing, water bottles and...

  • Coachella

    Man Killed in Coachella Crash Identified

    Man Killed in Coachella Crash Identified

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-10-18 23:57:05 GMT

    County coroners Wednesday released the name of a man killed in a two-car Coachella crash.

    County coroners Wednesday released the name of a man killed in a two-car Coachella crash.

  • Coachella

    Coachella Valley Native Killed Fighting Napa Fire

    Coachella Valley Native Killed Fighting Napa Fire

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-10-18 02:33:51 GMT
    Firefighter Garrett Paiz, a native of the Coachella Valley died in Napa, fighting the fires in Northern California.   On Monday afternoon, Garrett's mother Judi received the call every firefighter's mother dreads, "He says I'm from the Napa Sheriff's Department there's been an accident, and remember just dropping the phone."  The voice on the other end told Judi her 38-year-old son, a contract firefighter was killed when his fire tender truck overt...
    Firefighter Garrett Paiz, a native of the Coachella Valley died in Napa, fighting the fires in Northern California.   On Monday afternoon, Garrett's mother Judi received the call every firefighter's mother dreads, "He says I'm from the Napa Sheriff's Department there's been an accident, and remember just dropping the phone."  The voice on the other end told Judi her 38-year-old son, a contract firefighter was killed when his fire tender truck overt...
Powered by Frankly