The musician is set to open the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit with a series of six concerts starting Tuesday, but last week, civil rights groups called him out for his support of President Donald Trump, his use of the Confederate flag and his comments against Colin Kaepernick .
The rocker, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, posted a very long expletive-filled rant on Facebook on Monday, railing against a planned protest by the National Action Network's Detroit chapter, the "extreme left," football players who kneel during the anthem, Al Sharpton, a New York Post reporter and more.
He called the protests a ploy by the "extreme left" and declared himself "the bona fide KING OF DETROIT LOVE."
"My track record in Detroit and Michigan speaks for itself, and I would dare anyone talking trash to put theirs up against mine.
The musician said he's angry at Detroit organizations he has supported in the past for not defending him, and challenged the National Action Network to make up the losses.
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