Well, Slim Shady apparently believes it's about him because a new track "Warning" has been leaked by the Detroit hip-hopper....and there's no question as to its subject matter. Carey should probably realize that one of the problems of taking on Mr. Mathers in a war of words is that Eminem has made a career out of insulting others. It's second nature to him at this point.
Some of the choice lyrics from the profane and obscene-laced track, which, among other things suggests that Mariah is an alcoholic -- referring to her "alcoholic mind" -- and that Em has naked photos of the diva that he threatens to release in addition to enough dirt to "murder" her:
"Only reason I dissed you in the first place is because you denied seeing me. Now I'm pissed off. I'm obsessed now. Oh, gee, is that supposed to be me in the video with the goatee?
"Bitch, shut the fuck up before I put all them phone calls out you made to my house. How many times you fly to my house? Still trying to count. Better shut your lying mouth if you don't want Nick finding out. You probably think since it's been so long, if I had something on you I woulda did it by now. On the contrary, Mary Poppins, I'm mixing our studio session down and sending it to mastering to make it loud. Enough dirt on you to murder you. Mariah, it ever occur to you that I still have pictures?
"Call my bluff and I'll release every fucking thing I got including the voicemails right before you flipped your top.
"It cuts like a knife when I tell ya get a life. But I'm movin' on with mine. Nick, is that your wife. Well tell her to shut her mouth then I'll leave her alone. If she don't then I'm just gonna keep goin."
The Carey camp has yet to comment, despite the fact that hubby Nick Cannon issued a statement in May about another much briefer mention of Mariah on Em's Relapse album. The America's Got Talent host referred to the rapper as "Slim Lamey," claiming Eminem never got "to second base" with his wife. Cannon did tweet on Twitter yesterday: ”This ain’t checkers. This is chess!” Most have interpreted this as a comment on the heating-up feud.
The entire track can be heard via the youtube link below.
So who's going to make the popcorn? This promises to grow even more entertaining with time...
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