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Buffalo's Westside Gunn, Conway, Benny appear in Shady cypher

Eminem erupted in the Twittersphere for his anti-Donald Trump cypher, prerecorded then unveiled Tuesday at the BET Hip-Hop Awards, where the rapper did not mince words in expressing his beliefs on the present political state.

Overshadowed by the national reaction to Eminem's passionate clip was a second video of Buffalo hip-hop artists Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine and Benny the Butcher, whose Griselda Records signed earlier this year to Eminem's Shady Records, which produced the cypher, below. Take note that Westside Gunn is sporting a vintage Buffalo Bisons hat.

Warning: The language used in the video below is explicit.

The News' Jeff Miers wrote at length about Griselda Records and the initial two artists, Westside Gunn and Conway, who signed to the label, with reaction from local R&B artist Maya Satterwhite, known as Maya By Name. Benny the Butcher was a later addition.

You can read Miers' piece below.

Buffalo hip-hop breaks out in Gunn, Conway's West Side stories

Griselda Records invaded Waiting Room, which has since closed, on June 17 for a show featuring Gunn, Conway and Benny, as well as others. News Smiles photographer Nancy Parisi shot photos at that show, which you can see to the right.

The next local concert slated for the local hip-hop label arrives Oct. 28 in Town Ballroom (681 Main St.). More info on that show, which is headlined by The Lox - featuring Jadakiss - can be found here.

For those looking for a censored version, BET tweeted out the full Eminem rap without the profanity, which you can watch to below:

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