Eminem surprise dropped the album Music to Be Murdered By last night on Jan. 16. While secretly writing, recording and dropping an album is significant in its own right, the album adds another point to the Machine Gun Kelly beef that has been brewing for nearly two years.
In two songs on Music to Be Murdered By, Eminem calls out Machine Gun Kelly by name. Just last month, MGK retired his song “Rap Devil” which was his clap back at Em’s original diss in “Not Alike” from Kamikaze.
To catch everyone up to speed, Eminem dropped a diss towards MGK on his 2018 album Kamikaze. Upon hearing it, Kelly immediately recorded his own track “Rap Devil” which was a reference to Eminem’s Marshal Mathers LP 2 single “Rap God.” Eminem fired back with a single diss track of his own titled “Killshot.” A few months later, MGK alluded to that killshot with Hotel Diablo track “FLOOR 13.”
A debate still rages in the music community in regards to who actually won the battle.
Listen to all three of the tracks below.
Machine Gun Kelly retired “Rap Devil” at a holiday show just last month saying he’s excited for the future.
“I’m so excited for all the things to come ahead and we’re going to leave some shit behind in this decade,” MGK told the Wolstein Center crowd. “So the first time we ever performed this song was in his home state in Michigan. And the last time I’m going to perform this song is right here in Cleveland tonight in my home state. Let’s go, this is the last time we’re going to do this.”
Flash forward to today, Eminem’s track “Unaccomodating” address the beef with MGK and Em seems to be over it.
“But when they ask me is the war finished with MGK?/ Of course it is/ I cleansed him of his mortal sins/ I’m God, I’m the Lord/forgives even the devil worshippers!” Em raps on the song. The religious references yet again appear in regards to the “Rap God” and “Rap Devil” songs.
Eminem also mentions MGK in another track on the new album titled. “Yah Yah”. “I’m a sight to see, but you can see from the ring I’m wearing/Me and this game, we got married already,” Em said. “Had the prenup ready, fuck, all that’s ever seen her belly/She barely was three months pregnant/Bitch had to give me a baby, we named it Machine Gun Kelly.”
You can listen to both songs and Eminem’s new album in the area below.
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