Eminem working on new album, drops political track Campaign Speech

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Eminem dropped some political truth-bombs along with his announcement of a new album. 

With the album news he released the extremely topical freestyle track Campaign Speech.

The nearly eight-minute track covers everything from football player Colin Kaepernick to mystery novelist Agatha Christie.

Eminem takes on the Donald in his latest track.
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Eminem takes on the Donald in his latest track.

Eminem takes on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at around the four-minute mark.

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"Consider me a dangerous man but you should be afraid of this dang candidate," he raps. "You say Trump don't kiss ass like a puppet cause he runs his campaign with his own cash for the funded/ And that's what you wanted?/ A ... loose canon who's blunt with his hand on the button who doesn't have to answer to no one/ Great idea."

Eminem, real name Marshall Mathers, tweeted a link to the track on Thursday morning, saying:

"Don't worry I'm working on an album! Here's something meanwhile."

Campaign Speech is not the first time Eminem has taken on political figure - he became embroiled in a dispute with New Zealand's National party after the party used a backing track he thought was lifted from Lose Yourself in a 2014 campaign ad.

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 - Stuff

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