Rapper was a guest on US radio station Shade 45 yesterday
Eminem mentioned celebrities including Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby and Donald Trump in an eight-minute freestyle recorded yesterday (July 23).
The freestyle was recorded for Sway’s Shade 45 radio show as the rapper promoted new film Southpaw, for which he has recorded the soundtrack.
Performing without a beat, Eminem referenced transgender Jenner, saying her recent decision to live life as a woman “took a lot of balls”. He also took on two of the most controversial men in America at the moment, saying he is as “fucked as Donald Trump” and adding: “No wonder you scoff at me, it’s obvious I’m as off-putting as Bill Cosby is.”
Famous names pop up throughout the eight minutes, including the rapper saying he would “backhand” Miley Cyrus and making sexually suggestive comments about Alyssa Milano, Janet Jackson, Brandy and Amanda Bynes.
After the freestyle ended, Eminem distanced himself from the lyrics. “I just say shit to say it,” he told host Sway. “It’s very rarely personal. If it was personal, somebody would know. It’s all in fun.”
Listen to the freestyle below:
The influential group disbanded in 1991, with new biopic movie Straight Outta Compton set to be released next month.
Ahead of the film’s release, there’s been much speculation over whether NWA would reform for live performances, with rumours earlier this week of Eminem possibly standing in for deceased member Eazy-E.
However, representatives for both the Detroit rapper and Dr Dre have told Rolling Stone that “the pair have no plans to tour together either solo or with NWA”.
Last month, NWA members Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella reunited for a performance at a BET Experience event, while Dr Dre failed to attend.