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Riff: Eminem – “Rap God”

Oct 15, 2013

And I just bought a raygun from the future/To just come and shoot ya like when Fabolous made Ray J mad/’Cause Fab said he looked like a fag at Mayweather’s pad/Singin’ to a man while they played piano

from Rap God lyrics by Eminem

Love him or hate him, either way it’s hard to ignore the always cantankerous Eminem. His third single is yet another fierce jab at popular culture – a blitzkrieg on everything from the Clinton and Lewinsky scandal to Ray J‘s mildly queer antics. Same old Eminem, never scared; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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