Eminem told his fans in the four-minute
unaccompanied vocal they must choose whether to support him or
"Racism is the only thing that he's fantastic for," Eminem
rapped in the video that was taped on Friday in a Detroit
Trump has previously dismissed accusations of racism. For
example, he said in February he is "the least racist person."
Representatives for the White House did not immediately respond
to a request for comment about Eminem's rap, which was one of
the most watched videos on YouTube early on Wednesday.
The rap also mentioned Barack Obama, Trump's predecessor in the
White House, and Hillary Clinton, Trump's Democratic rival in
last year's presidential election.
"But we better give Obama props / 'cause what we got in office
now is a kamikaze / that'll probably cause a nuclear holocaust,"
Eminem rebuked Trump for his strong criticism of National
Football League players who kneel during the national anthem
before games. The gesture is a form of demonstration that began
last year in silent protest against police violence against
"He gets an enormous reaction / when he attacks the NFL so we
focus on that in- / 'stead of talkin' Puerto Rico or gun reform
for Nevada," Eminem rapped, referring to a devastating hurricane
that hit Puerto Rico last month and a mass shooting in Las Vegas
that killed 58 people on Oct. 1.
(Additional reporting by Jonathan Allen in New York and Susan
Heavey in Washington; Editing by Frances Kerry)
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