2017 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

Eminem delivered a politically charged freestyle targeting Donald Trump, covering issues from Steve Bannon to Colin Kaepernick.

Shady CXVPHER (Shady XV compilation)

 In this freestyle, Eminem references the Ray Rice incident in a manner that drew criticism.

Kill You (The Marshall Mathers LP)

This track features violent and aggressive lyrics towards women, sparking controversy.

Vegas (Shady XV compilation)

Eminem targets Iggy Azalea with threatening lyrics in this song, leading to a public backlash.

Love the Way You Lie (Recovery)

A song describing a violent and turbulent relationship, its lyrics about domestic violence were both praised and criticized.

Roman’s Revenge (Roman Reloaded)

 Eminem's verse on this Nicki Minaj track includes bizarre and aggressive imagery.

Rap God (The Marshall Mathers LP 2)

This song was noted for its homophobic slurs, contributing to longstanding accusations of homophobia against Eminem.

The Real Slim Shady (Curtain Call)

Features mocking and controversial references to various celebrities and public figures.

Kim (The Marshall Mathers LP)

This intensely violent song is a graphic depiction of domestic violence, aimed at his then-wife, Kim.

Criminal (The Marshall Mathers LP)

 The song includes various offensive remarks targeting multiple groups, including the LGBT community.