Asshole

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III, best known by his stage name, Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and songwriter. Eminem is from Detroit, Michigan. more »

Came to the world at a time when it was in need of a villain 
An asshole, that role I think I succeeded fulfillin'
But don't think I ever stopped 
To think that I was speaking to children  Everything was happening so fast
It was like I blinked—sold three million
Then it all went blank, all I remember is feelin' ridiculous 
‘Cause I was getting sick of this feelin'
Like I am always under attack, man
I could have stacked my shit list to the ceilin'
 Women dishin' but really thinking: "If anyone ever talks to one of my little girls like this I would kill him."
 Guess I'm a little bit of a hypocrite when I'm rippin' shit
But since when did this many people ever give a shit what I had to say? It's just my opinion 
If it contradicts how I'm livin', put a dick in your rear end
That's why every time you mentioned a lyric 
I thanked you for it, for drawing more attention toward it
‘Cause it gave me an enormous platform
I'm flattered you thought I was that important 
But you can't ignore the fact that I fought for the respect 
And battled for it, mad awards, had GLAAD annoyed
Atta-boy, they told me to slow down, and I just zoned out
Good luck tryin' to convince a blonde 
It's like telling Gwen Stefani that she sold out
‘Cause I was tryin' to leave, no doubt 
In anyone's mind one day I'd go down in history  Think they know now, because everybody knows 

 Everybody knows that you're just an asshole  Everywhere that you go
 People wanna go home, everyone knows
 Everybody knows, so don't pretend to be nice
There's no place you can hide
You are just an asshole  Everyone knows, everyone knows

 Thanks for the support, asshole!
 Thanks for the support, asshole!

Quit actin' salty! I was countin' on you to count me out
Ask Asher Roth when he round about
 Dissed me to shout me out
 Thought I was history, but Goddamn, honky 
That compliment's like backhanding a donkey 
Good way to get your ass socked in the mouth 
Nah, I'm off him
But what the fuck is all this trash-talkin' about?
The fight was fixed, I'm back and you can't stop me
You knocked me down, I went down for the count 
I fell, but the fans caught me, and now
You're gonna have to beat the fuckin' pants off me
To take my belt—word to Pacquiao  Momma said there ain't nothin' else to talk about  Better go in that ring and knock 'em out
Or you better not come out
It's poetry in motion 
Like Freddie Roach when he's quotin' Shakespeare 
So what if the insults are revoltin'?
Even Helen Keller knows life stinks 
You think it's a joke 'til you're bullet-riddled
But you should give little shit what I think 
This whole world is a mess
 Gotta have a Goddamn vest on your chest 
And a Glock just to go watch Batman
Who needs to test a testicles? Not that man
Half of you don't got the guts and intestinal blockage
Rest of you got lap bands  Stuck to this motto before they put bath salts 
And all those water bottles in Colorado 
So get lost, Waldo! My soul's escapin'
 Through this asshole that is gapin'
A black hole, and I'm swallowin' this track whole
 Better pack toilet paper, but I'm taking no crap, ho
Here I go down the Bat Pole
And I'm changing back into that old maniac 
In fact there they go tryin' to dip out the back-door, retreatin'
‘Cause everybody knows

 Everybody knows that you're just an asshole  Everywhere that you go
 People wanna go home, everyone knows
 Everybody knows, so don't pretend to be nice
There's no place you can hide
You are just an asshole  Everyone knows, everyone knows

Holy mackerel! I'm the biggest jerk on the planet Earth
I smacked a girl off the mechanical bull at a tractor pull
For thinkin' we had some magnetic pull
Then screamed "ICP in this bitch!
How do fuckin' magnets work?"
‘Cause you're attractive, but we ain't attractable 
Hate to be dramatical, but I'm not romantical 
I'm making up words you can understandable, it's tragical 
Thinkin' some magical shit's gonna happen, that ain't practical 
You crackin' a joke, it's laughable 
‘Cause me and love's like a bad combination 
I keep them feelings locked in a vault 
So it's safe to say I'm uncrackable 
My heart is truly guarded, full body armor 
Bitch, you just need a helmet 
‘Cause if you think you're special, you're retarded 
Thinkin' you're one of a kind
Like you got some platinum vagina
You're a train wreck, I got a one-track mind
Shorty, you're fine, but you sort of remind me of a 49er
‘Cause you been a gold digger since you was a minor 
Been tryna hunt me down like a dog
‘Cause you're on my ass but you can't get a cent
‘Cause all of my spare time is spent 
On my nose in this binder, so don't bother tryin'
Only women that I love are my daughters 
But sometimes I rhyme 
And it sounds like I forget I'm a father, and I push it farther 
So, Father, forgive me if I forget to draw the line
It's apparent I shouldn't have been a parent 
I'll never grow up, so to hell with your parents 
And motherfuckin' Father Time, it ain't never gonna stop
A pessimist who transformed to an optimist in his prime 
So even if I'm half-dead, I'm half alive  Poured my half empty glass in a cup
So now my cup has runneth over
And I'm 'bout to set it on you like a mothafuckin' coaster 
I’m going back to what got me here, yeah, cocky 
And can’t knock being rude off, so fear not, my dear
And dry up your teardrops, I'm here
 White America's mirror, so don't feel awkward or weird 
If you stare at me and see yourself, because you're one too
Shouldn't be a shock, because everybody knows 

 Everybody knows that you're just an asshole  Everywhere that you go
 People wanna go home, everyone knows
 Everybody knows, so don't pretend to be nice
There's no place you can hide
You are just an asshole  Everyone knows, everyone knows

Written by: ALEXANDER JUNIOR GRANT, HOLLY BROOK, LUIS EDGARDO RESTO, MARSHALL B. III MATHERS

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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