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6 Beefs Rappers Had With Politicians

Jay-Z boasted about his recent trip to Cuba in a new song out today that blasted his critics, including Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Florida House Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

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1. Nicki Minaj said she was voting for Mitt Romney because "lazy bitches fucking up the economy."

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She was being sarcastic.

2. Tupac attacked Bill Clinton in "How Do You Want It."


Bill Clinton, Mr. Bob Dole
You're too old to understand the way the game's told
You're lame so I gotta hit you with the hot facts
Want some on lease? I'm making millions, n***as top that
They wanna censor me; they'd rather see me in a cell
Living in hell — only a few of us'll live to tell

3. Lupe Fiasco was thrown off the stage at an inaugural event for attacking Obama.

5. Eminem attacked Lynn Cheney and the FCC In "Without Me."

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I know that you got a job, Ms. Cheney, but your husband's heart problem's complicating
So the FCC won't let me be or let me be me so let me see
They tried to shut me down on MTV, but it feels so empty without me

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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