The next track on the album, ‘Unaccommodating’, is arguably the most controversial track on the album most noted when Eminem refers to the Manchester Bombing in 2017 at an Ariana Grande concert with the line, “But I’m contemplating yelling “Bombs away” on the game like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.” Eminem chooses to draw comparisons between his music’s impact on the industry and bombing attacks, which unexpectedly has drawn a lot of criticism, in particular from the victim’s families. This choice of lyrics is in bad taste but also it’s almost like Eminem is trying to reinforce that his critics are complaining when he’s not controversial enough (as heard on Premonition), but he knew from writing that line that critics were still going to take offence.
In true Eminem style, each track tells it’s own story, some more poignant and necessary than others. The best example of this can be seen in the 9th track Darkness that was also accompanied with a music video, depicting the Las Vegas festival shooting from the perspective of the perpetrator, commenting on the huge gun problem facing America today. The song ends with overlaying news reports from various shootings across America, with Eminem attempting to bring further awareness to this problem.
Overall this album is as Eminem as you can get, featuring comical lyrics, controversial lines, some incredible collaboration’s and of course some sharp, storytelling tracks. There is a reason why Eminem has remained and the top for so long, and may he continue to do so.