Eminem announces new single ‘Houdini’ releasing this Friday


Just a few weeks following the announcement of his upcoming album “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce),” Eminem has given fans something to look forward to by revealing that the album’s debut single, “Houdini,” will be dropping this Friday.

In an intriguing Instagram post, the rap icon is seen engaging in a FaceTime conversation with none other than magician David Blaine, seeking assistance for what seems to be a mysterious endeavor. Eminem queries Blaine about the extent of magic’s potential, even suggesting the possibility of a daring stunt. Blaine, with his characteristic flair, nonchalantly proceeds to perform a jaw-dropping feat by biting off the rim of a glass after taking a sip of wine. Eminem, seemingly amused, wraps up the conversation with a cryptic remark: “Well for my last trick, I’m going to make my career disappear,” before ending the call.

Despite the excitement surrounding the album’s release, details about “The Death of Slim Shady” remain shrouded in secrecy. This eagerly awaited project, Eminem’s 12th studio album, is set to drop this summer, with “Houdini” serving as the initial offering. A snippet of the instrumental from the single can be heard in the Instagram clip, adding to the anticipation among fans.


While Eminem has been tight-lipped about the album, his longtime collaborator and mentor Dr. Dre inadvertently spilled a few beans earlier this year. During an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in March, Dre disclosed that Eminem was hard at work on new music and hinted at his own involvement in the project. He further revealed his plans to listen to the album for the first time the following day, building anticipation for what’s to come.

In April, Eminem announced “The Death of Slim Shady” with a gripping teaser reminiscent of a Detroit Murder Files crime show, which aired during the NFL Draft. Adding to the intrigue, earlier this month, he took an unconventional approach by placing a fake obituary in the Detroit Free Press bidding farewell to Slim Shady, the alter ego that has long defined his persona.

As Eminem continues to tease and tantalize fans with glimpses of his upcoming album, anticipation for “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce)” reaches a fever pitch. With “Houdini” set to drop imminently, listeners brace themselves for another masterclass in lyrical prowess from one of hip-hop’s most iconic figures.