BET Hip-Hop Awards: Eminem Rips Trump in Scathing Freestyle

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  • Eminem took President Donald Trump to task in a freestyle that aired during the 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards on Tuesday. “When he attacks the NFL so we focus on that / Instead of talking Puerto Rico or gun reform for Nevada,” Em raps in the pre-taped segment. “All these horrible tragedies and he’s bored and would rather / Cause a twitter storm with the Packers.” The rapper goes on to call Trump ”a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust” and question his endorsement of former chief strategist Steve Bannon, as well as his attacks on the NFL. “Now, if you’re a black athlete / You’re a spoiled little brat” Em spits. “For tryna use your platform or your stature / To try to give those a voice who don’t have one.”
  • Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar were the big winners at the 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Cardi looks home five awards, including Single of the Year for “Bodak Yellow” and Best New Hip-Hop Artist. Meanwhile, Lamar walked away with four wins–including Album of the Year for DAMN and Lyricist of the Year. The night also featured performances from Cardi, DJ Khaled, Migos, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Trina, Flo Rida, T-Pain, and Playboi Carti, among others.

  • 2017 BET Hip-Hop Award Winners:
    • Single of the Year: Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
    • Album of the Year: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN
    • Best New Hip-Hop Artist: Cardi B
    • Hustler of the Year: Cardi B
    • Best Collaboration, Duo or Group: DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts”
    • Best Hip-Hop Video: Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
    • Hot Ticket Performer: Kendrick Lamar
    • Lyricist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar
    • Video Director of the Year: Benny Boom
    • DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
    • Producer of the Year: Metro Boomin
    • MVP of the Year: DJ Khaled
    • Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style): Cardi B
    • Best Mixtape: Cardi B, Gangsta B**ch Music Vol. 2 
    • Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse: Nicki Minaj, “Rake It Up” (Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj)
    • Impact Track: Jay Z, “Story of O.J.”

Eminem rips Trump in blistering freestyle rap during BET Awards: http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/music/2017/10/10/eminem-donald-trump-freestyle-rap-bet-hip-hop-awards/752628001/

Watch Eminem Demolish Donald Trump in BET Awards Freestyle – Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-eminem-demolish-donald-trump-in-bet-awards-freestyle-w508187

Watch Eminem Slam President Donald Trump in New Freestyle at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards | E! News: http://www.eonline.com/news/886233/watch-eminem-slam-president-donald-trump-in-new-freestyle-at-the-2017-bet-hip-hop-awards

2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards: Winners List | Billboard: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7997425/2017-bet-hip-hop-awards-winners-list

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