Eminem Performance (Daytona, Florida)

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Date: 2001

Region: North America

Subject: Explicit Sexuality, Language, Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Violence

Medium: Music

Artist: Eminem

Confronting Bodies: Daytona, FL mayor

Dates of Action: March, 2001

Location: Dayton, Florida

Description of Artwork: Eminem is a popular rap artist who is known for his controversial lyrics; allegedly glorifying violence and degrading women and homosexuals.

The Incident: Eminem was part of a Black Entertainment Television concert to perform in Daytona. The mayor had an agreement with the television network to refrain from using lewd and profane language and behavior. Eminem apparently did not adhere to these requests.

Results of Incident: The mayor suggested that Eminem was never again welcome to perform in Daytona.

Source: Mass Mic News