I guess I'm a criminal! But I don't got to say a word
I just flip 'em the bird
Eminem is apparently a “criminal” because of his controversial words. People actually picketed because of Eminem’s lyrics and called all sorts of names.
Even if Eminem doesn’t say nothing, people will still judge him a criminal. But Eminem doesn’t care, which is a common theme throughout The Marshall Mathers LP
There is a reference to “The Trashmen : Surfin' Bird”. In the song they sing “The bird is the word”. Eminem says “I don’t gotta say a WORD i just flip em the BIRD. So the "bird”(middle finger) is his word.
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