Shady is stirring up more controversy.
A newly-leaked song allegedly finds Eminem rapping about Chris Brown assaulting Rihanna in 2009. In the clip, the 47-year-old rapper says, “Of course I side with Chris Brown, I’d beat a bitch down too.”
The seven-second snippet first surfaced Sunday on Reddit under the title “(SNIPPET) Eminem – Things Get Worse (Rihanna Diss).” The leaked verse is reportedly from an unreleased version of B.o.B.’s “Things Get Worse” off 2011’s EPIC album, which was a leftover from Em’s 2009 Relapse recording sessions.
The song was released just months after Brown was charged with assaulting Rihanna and was recorded prior to Em’s hit collaborations with Rihanna including 2010’s “Love the Way You Lie” and 2013’s “The Monster.”
Rihanna fans haven’t taken well to the newly-surfaced lyrics, voicing their disapproval on social media, while others were more forgiving.
Rihanna helped Eminem achieve his top two billboard chart hits and this is how he repays her 🙄 pic.twitter.com/HTnmISGwqK
— Daniel (@Dmcg92) November 5, 2019
@Eminem cancelled. What U said about Rihanna & Chris…. 🤮
You're a grown ass man with a daughter. Shock value has been replaced with having to actually have talent, GAME OVER!
— CanadianBunny💋 (@CanadianBunny2) November 5, 2019
eminem grown ass really glorifying rihanna abuse for a damn song after my fav lend her vocals to numerous songs for him is disgusting pic.twitter.com/gfgJjHPKZt
— ririreaddy🇯🇲 (@ririreaddy) November 3, 2019
Eminem’s verse is from 2009. He’s a rapper and it’s all fiction even though what he said was wrong. Let it go
— ـ (@rihannaoutsold) November 4, 2019
Last week, Eminem also sparked controversy with his leaked Joyner Lucas collaboration “What If I Was Gay?” The song finds him asking, “What if I told you I’m homophobic?” and “What if I’m a hypocrite who is afraid to just face truth / What if I told you I’m gay too?”