Newswire: Eminem is back, wants to waterboard Trump fans in 7-minute new track
Eminem is back, and he’s feeling political. The multi-platinum rapper hopped on Twitter today to announce that he’s working on a new album, his first since 2013’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Alongside the announcement, he posted a YouTube video featuring a new track, a 7-minute, minimalist freestyle titled “Campaign Speech.”
Don’t worry I’m working on an album! Here’s something meanwhile. https://t.co/QX3cdpqFD2
— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) October 19, 2016
As with much of Mathers’ music, the overall theme of the song is “I act like an asshole on purpose, and I am good at doing sex.” But “Campaign Speech” is also a stream-of-consciousness grab bag of everything floating in the zeitgest right now, most notably presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Eminem opens fire on Trump fans in a middle verse, rapping, “Run the faucet, I’m a dunk / A bunch of Trump supporters …