Eminem, 2014 MTV Movie Awards

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Eminem came under fire on Friday after he released his surprise album Music to Be Murdered By.

In one of the songs, titled "Unaccommodating," the 47-year-old rapper referenced the 2017 Manchester Arena bomb attack. The attack, which took place during a stop on Ariana Grande's tour, killed 22 people.

"I'm contemplating yelling ‘bombs away' on the game like I'm outside an Ariana Grande concert waiting" he rapped, with the sound of an explosion following.

After hearing the track, many social media users took to Twitter to criticize the Grammy winner. 

"Eminem literally just made a joke about the Manchester Bombing at Ariana Grande's concert... That is just so f--king sick," one social media user tweeted. "Y'all better not give this man any attention. People literally lost their lives, and you're going to release music and try to make a profit off of them?" 

"Eminem using Manchester bombing in lyrics on new cd is outrageous," tweeted another.

Other followers pointed out that Eminem helped raise about £2 million for the victims of the attack and their families. The Manchester City Council thanked him for the support at the time.

This wasn't the first time Eminem had referenced the attack. He also mentioned a suicide bomber in a 2018 freestyle.  

"Suicide bomber that's seeing Ariana Grande sing her last song of the evening / And as the audience from the damn concert is leaving / Detonates the device strapped to his abdominal region," he rapped at the time.

Eminem called for an end to gun violence in the music video for his other new track "Darkness," which alludes to the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in Las Vegas.

"When will this end? When will enough people care?" text at the end of the video reads.

This wasn't the first time Eminem has made headlines. To look back at more of his controversial moments, see the gallery.

Eminem, Lana Del Rey

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Eminem, 2014 MTV Movie Awards

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Eminem, 2018 Bonnaroo

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Eminem, Machine Gun Kelly

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Eminem, 2013 MTV EMA's

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Eminem, 2010 Grammy Awards

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Eminem, 2015 Southpaw Premiere

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Eminem, 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival

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