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'Racist grandpa': Eminem lashes out at Donald Trump in new rap
His new song The Storm premiered during the BET Hip Hop Awards last night.

RAP ARTIST EMINEM took aim at US President Donald Trump in a four and a half-minute freestyle, where he called Trump “a bitch” and a “racist 94-year-old grandpa”.

Aired during the BET Hip Hop Awards last night, Eminem attacked the President for his stance on immigration, the military and the NFL in his song The Storm.

He questioned Trump’s own patriotism following his attacks on athletes and Senator John McCain, and also singled out former-American football star Colin Kaepernick, who was the first to begin taking a knee during the national anthem.

Eminem has criticised Trump in the past but directly addressed his own fans in the song, who may be supporters of the President, before raising his middle finger:

And any fan of mine who’s a supporter of his, I’m drawing in the sand a line. You’re either for or against, and if you can’t decide who you like more and you’re split on who you should stand beside, I’ll do it for it for you with this. Fuck you.

In the short video, Eminem managed to fit in a lot of criticism of the President:

“A kamikaze that will probably cause a nuclear holocaust.

Trump, when it comes to giving a shit, you’re stingy as I am.

“Racism’s the only thing he’s fantastic for cause that’s how he gets his rock off, he’s orange.

All these horrible tragedies and he’s bored and would rather cause a Twitter storm.

“To him, you’re zero cause he don’t like his war heroes captured.

The rest of America stand up. We love our military and we love our country but we fucking hate Trump.

Eminem is said to be releasing his latest studio album in the coming months.

Kaepernick later tweeted a video of the song with the message “I appreciate you @eminem”.

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