Eminem drops new track 'Campaign Speech,' takes aim at Donald Trump

Noting that he's still at work on his next album, Eminem released a razor-edged rhyming tirade Wednesday that includes a swipe at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

His brief Trump verse comes midway through the nearly eight-minute piece, with Eminem calling the candidate "a loose cannon" and saying "you should be afraid of this dang candidate." The rapper goes on to ponder, "If I was president..." with a list of graphic campaign promises.

With no accompaniment but synth sound effects, Campaign Speech amounts to a spoken-word broadside, layered with pop culture references both current (Colin Kaepernick) and old-school (Chuck Norris).

Aside from the Trump verse, Eminem also cites hot-button headlines ranging from George Zimmerman to Dylann Roof.

In a post on his Facebook page, the Detroit rapper also indicated that he's working on a new album, which would be the follow-up to 2013's The Marshall Mathers LP 2.

It's not the first time Em has stepped into the election-season fray: His anti-George W. Bush tirade, Mosh, was a showpiece of his 2004 album Encore.

You can hear Campaign Season below. (WARNING: contains graphic language.)

 


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