Eminem drops surprise album with homophobic slur. Twitter explodes.

Eminem; homophobic lyrics; controversy.

It’s 2018 and apparently, we’re doing this all over again.

The rapper is facing a new wave of criticism following the release of a surprise album last night titled Kamikaze.

It’s full of diss tracks (cool…), and the Apple Music description tells us “Shady punches back, and he’s naming names.”

Eminem takes aim at Tyler the Creator, who has been tentatively open about not being straight, on the track “Fall.”

Here’s the lyric that’s making everyone roll their eyes and ask: Come on, really?

Tyler create nothing, I see why you called yourself a fa*got, b*tch
It’s not just ’cause you lack attention
It’s ’cause you worship D12’s balls, you’re sac-rilegious
If you’re gonna critique me, you better at least be as good or better

Interestingly, the word fa*got is censored, even on the uncensored version of the track.

It’s as if Eminem is fully aware that his use of the slur is over the line, but he just couldn’t resist himself anyway.

Listeners have had a lot to say on Twitter:

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