Cause every time I write a rhyme
These people think it's a crime to tell 'em what's on my mind
Criminals are those who commit crimes. If speaking your mind is a crime, then Em is the biggest criminal going. This repeatedly got real when (groups of) people brought him to court because of what he had said.
For example, the gay community accused Marshall of being homophobic countless times after he threw the word “faggot” out in a record. Not to mention the fact that his first major album (The Slim Shady LP) caused lots of controversy due to its lyrics.
Moreover, Eminem even censored himself more than once to prevent people from taking him to trial.
Intentionally or not, Em has just used one of the weakest of all cop-outs. Putting offensive verbiage down to it being ‘your opinion’ is most popular among senseless, self-obsessed assholes, so let’s hope that he didn’t mean it that way.
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