Ed Lover has joined the fight against Eminem defamation, calling Dr. Umar’s qualifications in Hip Hop and beyond into question.

The renowned radio broadcaster aired the final installment of his C’Mon Son! podcast for 2023 on Sunday (December 31). During the hour-long segment, he addressed the controversial activist who reduced Em’s legacy to “white supremacy.”

“Where did you get your doctorate?” he inquired of the motivational speaker’s credentials. “What qualifies you as a doctor?” Then, where did you come from, and what makes you a Hip Hop authority?

“Eminem doesn’t need Dr. Umar to tell him he’s one of the greatest of all time because we already have.” Hip Hop is open to anyone.

Hip Hop was established by Black people, but the love of music, melodies, and rhymes has spread around the world.”

“It’s like saying [Big] Pun can’t be one of the greatest of all time because he’s not African American, ’cause he’s Puerto Rican; Fat Joe doesn’t deserve to be in Hip Hop because he’s not African American,” he continued. Dr. Umar, you weren’t there, respectively. You were not present.”

Check out what Ed Lover had to say in the video below:

Last week, MC Shan also shut down Umar’s attack on the Detroit rapper, claiming that race has no bearing on learning the craft.

The Juice Crew rapper went live on Instagram to roast the social media agitator, telling “Mr. Muthafuckin’ Umar” that Slim Shady was and still is a part of the culture.

“You just make everything a race thing, n-gga,” he began. “Everything ain’t no fuckin’ race thing. Eminem — muthafucka, you know that n-gga nice. Em deserves a muthafuckin’ slot in this game!

“Eminem wasn’t no rich muthafucka that come and rob the rap game, and step off. Em muthafuckin’ came in this muthafucka, he had more problems than any Black n-gga. His plate was just as fucked up as some of us in the Black community. Nobody’s robbin’ us.”

He continued: “If you don’t wanna respect him, you do what you do, n-gga,” he concluded. “We don’t fuck with you anyway like that, n-gga. We talk our Hip Hop shit. You talkin’ Black racial, Black fuckin’ culture rhythm. Yeah, we on that, but n-gga, we don’t fuck with that shit. Leave us over here. Em is down with us, son.”

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