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Eminem Releases New Song After A TikTok Campaign Tries To ‘Cancel’ Him

Mar 8, 2021, 8:22 AM
Eminem has released a new song in response to a TikTok campaign that tried to "cancel" him. The son...
Eminem has released a new song in response to a TikTok campaign that tried to "cancel" him. The song, "Tone Deaf," also has an animated video. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Eminem has released a new song in response to a TikTok campaign that tried to “cancel” him.

The song, “Tone Deaf,” also has an animated video. It’s included on the rapper’s 2020 album, “Music to Be Murdered By — Side B,” and is a response to a TikTok campaign that tried to cancel Eminem over a decade old lyric of his on a song with Rihanna. The 2010 single, “Love the Way You Lie,” makes light of domestic violence critics say.

On the new song, Eminem raps: “I can’t understand a word you say (I’m tone-deaf)/ I think this way I prefer to stay (I’m tone-deaf)/ I won’t stop even when my hair turns grey (I’m tone-deaf)/ ‘Cause they won’t stop until they cancel me.”

Fans also defended the rapper on social media against Generation Z, people born between the mid-1990s to the early 2010s.

One follower on Twitter wrote, “Im technically from Gen Z but trying to cancel Eminem is absurd in my eyes this man has amazing music that has really helped me when I hit mental lows.”

Another said, “One of the best animated lyric videos I have ever seen. Amazing work. You’re a legend. One of the best to ever do it and doing it.”

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Eminem Releases New Song After A TikTok Campaign Tries To ‘Cancel’ Him