Machine Gun Kelly Accuses Eminem Fans Of Editing Booed "Rap Devil" Performance

This is getting out of hand. 

Over the past few years, we've seen rap beefs go to digital heights. From memes to fans creating challenges in favor of their favorite contender, today's digital age has played a heavy hand in changing the essence of one on one lyrical combat.

The practice seems to have slithered its way into Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly's rap bout. During his interview with the Breakfast Club on Thursday (Sept. 20) MGK questioned some of the instances that have happened since the start of their feud.

Just a few days prior, footage of Kelly being booed as he performed "Rap Devil" surfaced on social media. Shortly after, it was revealed that video may have been dubbed to include boos as well as "fans" lying on social media about went down at the show. Kelly explained that instance along with doctored ghostwriter credits has been done by Eminem fans or someone close to the rap legend to sway the narrative of the feud in his favor.

"The narrative is becoming a little unfair right now, I came in the ring as one person," he explained. "I never asked Puff to retweet a thing or get my celeb friends to post under my page. And here is this audience throwing banana peels in my corner. You fake edited boos into a performance into me while I performed "Rap Devil.' Not only did I not get booed, but I also step out in the crowd, Michigan included, as the song plays."

"I give 10,000 people a people a chance to do what they want to do and say what they want to say," he added. "You can't edit that narrative to be what it's not. I've seen fake edited ghostwriting credits, what are we doing here? There's a real video and there's a fake video."

Kelly is currently on tour with punk rock veterans Fall Out Boy. The rapper also dived into the history of his issues with Eminem, which were reportedly resolved after Kelly had a talk with Em's manager and current president of Def Jam, Paul Rosenberg. While things seemed to be smoothed over, the "Bad Things" artist says he saw red flags that made him think otherwise.

"We had settled it behind the scenes but as I start to go about my career, you start to go about these roadblocks," he added. "You can't just minimize it to Shade45, you got to think about it. Eminem is Interscope, Machine Gun Kelly is Interscope. This man has brought about millions of dollars to that building. I'm new, I just came to that building. Not only did that happen, but me and Yelawolf were beeing. He's an Interscope artist signed to Shady. I have his loyalists and he has his loyalists but the problem comes when people assigned to work for me aren't' working and are picking sides."

See more of thoughts on G-Eazy, those praising his lyrical abilities and his respect for Halsey below.

On G-Eazy:

Not only can he not rap, but he can't do math either. I mentioned Finland in a post. [In Finland], we took a bunch of drugs together. He told me, 'Dude, you rap circles around me, I could never rap as good as you.' But when you go on this Netflix Rapture series and say you're the best rapper in your area, it's not a fact. You make club records. You don't impact the youth to me or my soul.

On Eminem:

What Eminem said wasn't true. Jimmy Iovine and Puff conference called me at 9 am in the morning. We don't speak to him. We speak to his spokespeople. I don't know why people ride for this man so hard. It's a little weird. I'm a man of the people, I'm a vulnerable person.

If Their Beef Was Calculated by Interscope:

That would be great, that would be a great help. You took two weeks [to make "Kill Shot," I took two days [to make "Rap Devil"]. That's another funny narrative that I hear. I've sold over 20 million records. As me, as Machine Gun Kelly. It's very hard for me to accept that this career buzzed out of nowhere via him.

On Halsey:

I did (when asked if they had sexual relations). That was when me and her were rocking. I don't know why she keeps getting thrown in it. I didn't even say no names (in reference to his Funkmaster Flex freestyle), I don't know what everyone is so sensitive about it.

On Him Being Slept On: 

I can't help that I'm on point. I can't help that it took this to happen for the world to see my talent.

I think that's why I said if this is what it takes to show my talent off, I'm with it. I was raised by wolves, I was meant for this. I got energy for this. My track records for beef isn't Christina Aguleria or Mariah Carey. My track records are all gorillas. I've gone to war with nothing by gangstas, gorillas and 450lb security guards.

I think ultimately I owed hip-hop this moment because of how I came in was hip-hop. I had frustrations int he past but to be fair, the narrative chooses to tell is what the media hears as opposed to what the fans hear. There's always been bars. Now I'm looking like, 'See?'

Check out the interview above.

READ MORE: Machine Gun Kelly Was Not Impressed With Eminem’s Diss Track “Kill Shot”

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George Floyd Died From Homicide By Asphyxiation, Independent Autopsy Finds

George Floyd was asphyxiated to death from “sustained forceful pressure” that cut off blood flow to his brain, according to an independent autopsy performed by medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Allecia Wilson.

The 46-year-old father died from “homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain,” civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump announced on Monday (June 1).

“Sustained pressure on the right side of Mr. Floyd’s carotid artery impeded blood flow to the brain and weight on his back impeded his ability to breathe,” reads a statement posted to Crump’s Twitter account. “The independent examiners found that weight on the back, handcuffs, and positioning, were contributory factors because they impeded the ability of Mr. Floyd’s diaphragm to function.”

The autopsy also found that Floyd “died at the scene” and not at a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Fired Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin was filmed jamming his knee into Floyd’s neck ass he lay handcuffed on the ground, pleading for air. Two additional officers were helping to apply pressure to Floyd's body, while a fourth officer stood and watched. Chauvin was arrested on third-degree murder and manslaughter charges last week. The other officers, Thomas Lane, J Alexander Kuen and Tou Thao, have not been arrested.

“For George Floyd, the ambulance was his hearse. Beyond question, he would be alive today if not for the pressure applied to his neck by fired officer Derek Chauvin and the strain on his body from two additional officers kneeling on him,” Crump said. “Mr Floyd’s death was a homicide by officers who taunted him while holding him down for more than eight minutes. And the officer who stood by doing nothing was a physical blue shield — a living symbol of the code of silence.”

Floyd’s family ordered the private autopsy after the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office claimed that his death was caused by pre-existing health conditions.

“What we found is consistent with what people saw. There is no other health issue that could cause or contribute to the death,” said Dr. Baden. “Police have this false impression that if you can talk, you can breath. That’s not true.”

Global protests continued to call for justice in the murders of Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police brutality and racial violence.

Read the full autopsy statement below.

 

Independent medical examiners determined #GeorgeFloyd’s death was due to asphyxia from sustained forceful pressure. Full statement: pic.twitter.com/cIbWu8ssWX

— Benjamin Crump, Esq. (@AttorneyCrump) June 1, 2020

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Killer Mike Gives Emotional Speech Urging Peaceful Protests Amid Unrest In Atlanta

Killer Mike joined T.I., and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in delivering emotional pleas to discourage ATLiens from burning the city as protests broke out on Friday (May 29) in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless victims of police brutality.

“I don’t want to be here,” began Killer Mike. “I’m the son of an Atlanta city police officer, my cousin is a police officer…I got a lot of love and respect for police officers down to the original eight [Black] police officers in Atlanta that, even after becoming police, had to dress in a YMCA because white officers didn’t want to get dressed with ni**ers. And here we are, 80 years later and I watched a white officer assassinate a Black man and I know that tore your heart out. I know it’s crippling and I have nothing positive to say in this moment because I don’t want to be here.”

The Atlanta native went on to share background on his family’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, and other social justice issues. “I’m duty-bound to be here to simply say, 'It is your duty not to burn your own house down for anger with the enemy.’”

In what turned out to be another viral moment, Tip called Atlanta “Wakanda” while imploring demonstrators not to destroy the city. “Atlanta has been here for us, this city don’t deserve that. I understand that a lot of others do, but we can’t do this here, this is Wakanda. It’s sacred. It must be protected,” said the 39-year-old rapper.

Mayor Bottoms simply told protestors to simply “go home.”

“Above everything else, I am a mother to four Black children in America, one of whom is 18 years old,” she said. “When I saw the murder of George Floyd, I hurt like a mother would hurt. Yesterday, when I heard there was a rumor about violent protests in Atlanta, I did what a mother would do: I called my son and I said ‘where are you?’ I said ‘I cannot protect you and Black boys shouldn’t be out today.’ So you’re not going to out-concern me, and out care about where we are in America.

“I wear this each and every day and I pray over my children each and every day. What I see happening on the streets of Atlanta is not Atlanta. This is not a protest. This is not in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. This is chaos.”

WATCH: "If you love this city, go home!" https://t.co/c8cPBZLATJ pic.twitter.com/v9IEBVoXpB

— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) May 30, 2020

At the request of Mayor Bottoms, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued a state of emergency in Fulton County, and deployed 500 troops from the state's national guard.

They will deploy immediately to assist @ga_dps, @GaDNRLE, @GA_Corrections & local law enforcement who are working tirelessly to subdue unlawful activity & restore peace. We will continue to make all state resources available to local leaders during this emergency situation. (2/2)

— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) May 30, 2020

See Killer Mike's full statement below as well as photos and video of the protests.

A powerful scene in Atlanta right now, this gives me chills. pic.twitter.com/SK7oOvzs8g

— Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) May 29, 2020

More shots from Atlanta tonight pic.twitter.com/TmUmW5nXxZ

— kieron (@kieroncg) May 30, 2020

The chief of police in Atlanta talking and listening to everyone that has something to say#ATLFORUS #AtlantaProtest pic.twitter.com/qirbQRgViU

— Lilly - BLACK LIVES MATTER (@joonhopekook) May 29, 2020

It’s not just Minneapolis, we are now seeing protests in cities across the country over the death of George Floyd. This is in Atlanta as some smash the glass at our downtown CNN headquarters. #GeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/iwJxFaUfxW

— Omar Jimenez (@OmarJimenez) May 30, 2020

Police cars getting literally destroyed in Atlanta outside the CNN Center pic.twitter.com/x5zRxZVQpb

— Fernando Alfonso III (@fernalfonso) May 29, 2020

Downtown Atlanta right now.... PEACEFUL PROTEST ! #BlackLivesMatter ! pic.twitter.com/6nejzqccVE

— KP 🦋. (@kailynnlee) May 29, 2020

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Breonna Taylor’s Family Vows To Continue Fight For Justice: “Please Keep Saying Her Name”

Breonna Taylor must not be forgotten. The family of the 26-year-old EMT who was shot and killed by Louisville police officers in March, released a statement encouraging peaceful protests and the continued fight for justice.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear read the statement from Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, on CNN on Friday (May 29).

“Breonna devoted her own life to saving other lives, to helping others, to making people smile, and to bringing people together,” the statement reads. “The last thing she’d want right now is any more violence. Changes are being made, but it’s not enough. We will not stop until there is truth, justice and accountability. Breonna’s legacy will not be forgotten. And it’s because of all of us saying her name and demanding justice. We are saying her name more each day. Thank you.

“Please keep saying her name. Please keep demanding justice and accountability, but let’s do it the right way without hurting each other. We can, and we will make some real change here. Now’s the time. Let’s make it happen.”

Seven people were shot during a protest for Taylor in Louisville on Thursday (May 28). The shooting victims were treated and are in stable condition, according to Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher. Fisher also reposted a video message from Taylor’s family urging peace amid the protests.

A message from Breonna Taylor’s family urging protestors to be peaceful, go home and keep fighting for truth. pic.twitter.com/if5MH5UcCW

— Mayor Greg Fischer (@louisvillemayor) May 29, 2020

On March 13, 2020, Louisville police officers kicked in Taylor’s door without warning and opened fire. Authorities claim that they were executing a “no-knock” search warrant stemming from an alleged drug investigation involving another man who did not live in Taylor’s home, and had already been arrested.

“Police just unloaded 25 to 30 rounds, I mean they’re shooting from the front door, they’re shooting from the window, they’re shooting from the patio,” attorney Benjamin Crump told Essence on Friday. “They’re so reckless, they shoot a bullet into the next door neighbor’s apartment where their five-year-old daughter is asleep in her room. “They didn’t even have to come in her [Taylor's] apartment. They already had the person they were searching for in custody.”

Taylor’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the LMPD accusing the department of excessive force and gross negligence. In wake of Taylor’s murder going public, LMPD has changed its policy and will now require no-knock warrants to have a police chief’s signature. The department also made it mandatory for LMPD officers to wear body cameras.

A 911 call made by Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, after the shooting was made public on Thursday. “I don’t know what’s happening somebody kicked in the door and shot my girlfriend,” Walker can be heard saying through tears. Police arrested Walker for shooting at cops whom he assumed were robbers. The charges were later dropped.

Listen to the emotional 911 call below.

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