Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon disavows new Eminem collaboration over homphobic slur

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon disavows new Eminem collaboration over homphobic slurBon Iver Disavows Eminem Collab

Eminem kicked off Labor Day Weekend with a surprise album shipping, Kamikaze, along with the music world tuned in droves into find out exactly what Shady had been serving — count Justin Vernon among the record ’s collaborators, although not its fans. Amongst the LP’s many turns and twists was an improbable characteristic in the Bon Iver singer, committing vocals about the rapper’s diss-heavy track “Fall. ” It appears Vernon didn’t have an opportunity to listen to Em’s verses before leading to the song, since the singer openly voiced his distaste for the rapper’s usage of a homophobic slur about the album directed towards Tyler The Creator.

Wasn’t in the studio for the Eminem track… came with BJ Burton and Mike Will. Not a fan of it, the message ’so tired. Asked them to change wouldn, the trail ’t even do it. Thanks for listening to BRM

— blobtower (@blobtower) August 31, 2018

The “Skinny Love” singer has opted to return to his own characteristic, and while it’s unclear which actions Vernon can take at this stage to influence the song’s distribution, he stated in a tweet he’s aiming to “kill this track. ”

I was wrong and We’re gonna kill this trail

— blobtower (@blobtower) August 31, 2018

Vernon did explain his thoughts clarifying,

“Eminem is one of the best rappers of all time, there is no doubt. I will respect that and have. Though, this isn’t the opportunity it’therefore the opportunity to listen. To behave. It is not the time for slurs.  Wish they would have surfaced when we asked them to change it. ”

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