Campaign Speech

Album: Single Release Only (2016)
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Songfacts®:

  • Eminem premiered this nearly 8-minute freestyle on October 19, 2016 on Shade45's Sway in The Morning. He fittingly dropped it the same day as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's third presidential debate. The Detroit rapper's State of the Union Address references a number of known names from Edward Norton and Trayvon Martin to Colin Kaepernick and Robin Thicke over a nearly nonexistent, minimalist track.
  • Donald Trump doesn't get away lightly.

    A f---in' loose cannon who's blunt with his hand on the button
    Who doesn't have to answer to no one - great idea!


    Eminem is clearly against making Trump Commander in Chief of one of the world's biggest military forces and nuclear weapons arsenal.
  • Slim Shady also tackles the killing of black people by white upholders of the law:

    I'm givin' Daniel Pantaleo a refresher course
    On excessive force and pressure points
    And dressin' George Zimmerman in a fluorescent orange
    Dress and four inch heels to address the court
    .

    Daniel Pantaleo is the New York police officer who choked 43-year-old African American Eric Garner to death while Garner was being arrested in 2014. George Zimmerman is a mixed-race neighborhood watchman, who shot and killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida in 2012.

Comments: 1

  • Bryan Cerros from Chicago, IllinoisThis song has next to no beat yet it's a great freestyle.
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