Author Notes: Sort of a What-if fic. It is AU all the way. Summary: Marshall never made it as a rapper.
And yet… Just hours after the surprise release of his latest albumKamikazeEminem is getting heat from listeners offended by his use of a gay slur to describe fellow musician Tyler, the Creator. The year-old rapper real name: Tyler Okonma has been the subject of speculation about his sexuality, but has himself been unapologetic about using homophobic references in his lyrics. Tried not 2 overthink this 1… enjoy.
It reached number one in twelve countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland and Australia. Dido's lyrics are a remix of the opening lines from her song " Thank You. In AprilComplex magazine put together a list of the greatest Eminem songs, ranking "Stan" at 2.
Please refresh the page and retry. The year old rapper and songwriter, a resident of Atlanta whose breakout single stood atop the Billboard for over two weeks — a record-breaking run for a hip-hop artistshattering marks held by The Black Eyed Peas and Eminem — appeared to reveal via social media that he was gay. Since its birth in the Seventies, much of hip-hop has been a bastion of swaggering masculinity.
Low Graphics. His musical career has gone from strength to strength, with four Grammy nominations this year and four NME award nominations. He has recently been compared to poet Robert Browning.
We all know Eminem, as the famous white rapper who, apart from his skills, has made a career out of constantly poking fun at other celebrities and personalities in tight verses and lines. He is no stranger to blunt humor and comical insults which is why it is quite refreshing to hear him throw something of the sort to his own self. In a cameo role for the highly buzzed film The Interview, the rapper openly poked fun at himself by admitting to being gay.
When someone reaches a certain level of fame, we stop viewing them as a person. The constant presence of their image—in the news, in conversations surrounding it and in pop culture at large— makes them feel less like a human being who once came out of their mom and yawned through fifth period maths class like the rest of us, and more like a brand; a symbol or slogan that stands for something beyond themselves. The delirious love felt for artists from La Dispute to One Direction has birthed a massive amount of positive change on a personal level how many times have you heard someone say an artist "saved" their lifeas well as some pretty weird but ultimately harmless behaviour, like the time that girl hid in a bin just to catch a glimpse of Niall Horan.
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