Well known television and radio host Charlamagne Tha God is embracing the fact that he has been dissed on hip-hop star Eminem’s newest release. One would think that it would be undesirable to receive such attention, but Charlamagne Tha God is embracing this recognition and taking it all in stride. He has emphasized the fact that a start as big as Eminem mentioning him on an album, whether it is in a positive light or not, is proof that he has truly arrived and gained the recognition that he desires in the entertainment industry.
Regardless of his appreciation of the fact that he has attained a status sufficient enough to get mentioned by Eminem, Charlamagne still feels the need to chime in on his overall opinion of the new Eminem album. He has some specific comments to make regarding Eminem’s attacks on Donald Trump as well as the rapper’s use of homophobic slurs against fellow hip-hop artist Tyler the Creator. Charlamagne Tha God emphasized the fact that artists like Eminem have the freedom of speech to put out album material like this, but at the same time, it should be remembered that if you are going to put out offensive material, there will be people who do get offended.
While Charlamagne Tha God isn’t personally offended by what Eminem said about him in the new album, he does feel that the LGBT community has every right to be offended by Eminem’s homophobic slurs, something that the artist has been known for over his career. The attack thrown the way of Tyler the Creator is in many ways an attack at the whole community. Click Here for more information.
On the topic of United States President Donald Trump, Charlamagne Tha God is quite happy that Eminem is using his privilege as a white man to call out the kinds of racial injustice that are becoming more common during the Trump presidency. In many ways, Eminem is just encapsulating our current times, and Charlamagne Tha God gives him all due credit in this regard. Charlamagne Tha God even admits that he really likes the new album, Kamikaze, despite being one of the targets of attack on the new work.
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