Machine Gun Kelly Celebrates Labor Day With Eminem Diss "Rap Devil"

'The Dirt' star Machine Gun Kelly has put in at least a small amount of labor on a day some consider Labor Day. The source of his labor? Eminem's 'Kamikaze.'

Machine Gun Kelly, as I hope to Satan you know by now, was one of a vast assortment of artists named on Eminem's surprise-dropped album Kamikaze. Given their years-long history of not exactly liking each other, Kelly's inclusion was certainly considered no shocker.

Now, on a day that's supposedly a holiday about not working (yet here I am writing naked whilst hungover), Kelly has responded in great detail with his new cut "Rap Devil." The title, of course, is a play on Em's own "Rap God." In terms of track name alone, Kelly already arguably has a very slight advantage, as any doofus knows devils > gods.

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Anyway, stream "Rap Devil" below. Kelly uses the nearly five-minute cut to dissect everything from mom's spaghetti to that 2012 tweet about Em's daughter Hailie.

Mere hours before summoning a nonexistent devil for the diss track’s title, Kelly shared footage of popped bottles, seemingly in celebration of his inclusion in Em's Kamikaze critiques. Other prominent subjects across Em's lyrics for the new album, his second in as many years, included Tyler, the Creator and Hopsin.


Hopsin, for one, was thoroughly stoked. "Eminem just said my fucking name on his gotdamn song on his new album," Hopsin told his one million Instagram followers over the weekend. "What the fuck! I didn't even know he knew who the fuck I was, goddamn."

Kelly, meanwhile, will next be seen furthering his foray into film in next year's Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt. The Jeff Tremaine-directed film, based on Neil Strauss' book of the same, stars Kelly as prolific drummer and expert Starbucks ingester Tommy Lee.

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