Eminem Reaffirms Rap God Status On 'Campaign Speech,' Announces New Album
Guess who's back, back again? That's right, the real Slim Shady. Out of nowhere, Eminem decided to upload a monstrous seven-minute new song onto his YouTube channel. In addition to the new song, "Campaign Speech," the "Rap God" has announced that he is working on a new album.
Don't worry I'm working on an album! Here's something meanwhile. https://t.co/QX3cdpqFD2
— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) October 19, 2016Advertisement
The new song is primarily is just an acapella, spoken word track, instead of one with a fully constructed beat and song structure. There are no hooks, just bars, as Eminem continues to rap for the full seven minutes about a wide variety of topics, delivering his campaign speech to the world in this crazy, crazy election season.
As one might expect, he goes after Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump several times.
"You say Trump don't kiss ass like a puppet / 'Cause he runs his campaign with his own cash for the fundin' / And that's what you wanted / A f*ckin' loose cannon who's blunt with his hand on the button / Who doesn't have to answer to no one / Great idea!" he raps in the middle on the song.
Mathers also addresses plenty of current events and social issues, talking about police brutality and the protests surrounding it. "For this asshole cop's daughter, laugh 'cause I called her a brat on it / He spat on it and brought it back lookin' half in shock / Had a heart attack and dropped dead / Started fallin' back with it and got slapped with a Colin Kaepernick practice sock," he raps.
He also name checks or gives a shout out to people such as Stacy Dash, Dustin Hoffman, Robin Thicke and Clark Kent.
His signature flow and ability to rattle off powerful rhyme after rhyme that has made him one of the greatest rappers ever is on picture perfect display here. Enjoy this seven minutes of pure, unfiltered Eminem.
There are no more details on the album, but it would be his first artist album since 2013's Marshall Mathers LP 2.