Eminem defiant after Bonnaroo criticism, keeps 'gunshot' sound effects at Firefly

delawareonline | 6/17/2018 | Ryan Cormier
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Eminem is not sorry, Part 313.

After more than 20 years of shocking people (and generally ignoring the backlash), you didn't really think Eminem was going to back down due to a few negative Twitter criticisms, did you?

Grammy - Award - Winner - Sound - Effects

The 15-time Grammy Award winner retained the sound effects that he used earlier this month at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which led to online protestation. He played the sound several times across his 75-minute set in Dover Saturday night.

But before he appeared on stage, his personal response to the criticism appeared on two screens on each side of the stage.

Letters - Background - Message - Read - Noises

In white letters with a black background, a message read, "If you are easily frightened by loud noises or offended by explicit lyrics, you shouldn't be here. Eminem"

Dressed in a Beastie Boys t-shirt -- a nod to the New York hip hop act, whose co-founder Mike D performed a DJ set at Firefly the same day -- Eminem used the sound effect after his "Kill You," along with two other songs, including "Criminal."

Eminem - Bonnaroo - Performance - Manager - Paul

Following the Eminem's Bonnaroo performance, his longtime manager Paul Rosenberg responded to the criticism in an Instagram post that read, "Contrary to inaccurate reports, @Eminem does not use gunshot sound effects during his live show. The effect used...
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