Magician David Blaine joins Eminem in surprise announcement of new single ‘Houdini’ this friday

Get ready for the highly anticipated new single from the legendary rapper, Eminem, as he prepares to blow our minds with 'Houdini'!
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In a jaw-dropping revelation, legendary producer and rapper Dr. Dre announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that Eminem is set to drop his 12th studio album later this year. The news comes hot on the heels of Eminem’s Hollywood Walk of Fame induction ceremony, which drew a massive crowd and brought together rap icons like Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent

Eminem, the iconic rapper and lyrical genius, has pulled off a magical surprise for his fans. In a joint Instagram video with renowned magician David Blaine, Eminem revealed the title and release date of his highly anticipated new single“Houdini.” The track is set to drop this Friday, May 31, 2024.

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Eminem, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, has been a dominant force in the hip-hop world for decades. His lyrical prowess, raw emotion, and unapologetic style have solidified his place as one of the greatest artists of all time.

The magic unfolds

In the captivating video, Eminem initiates a FaceTime call with Blaine, setting the stage for their mystical collaboration. Here’s how it went down:

Eminem’s praise: 

"Yo, listen, I need your help with something, Eminem begins. First of all, I just want you to know you’re the greatest to ever do it."

Blaine’s willingness: Magician David Blaine, ever the enigmatic showman, responds,

"Yeah, whatever you need. We should do something together one time."

The glass trick: Eminem pushes the boundaries:

"How far can we go with this magic? Can we do a stunt or something?"

Blaine grabs a glass of red wine from a nearby café and proceeds to down it before biting into the glass itself, shattering it in his mouth. Gasps from onlookers ensue.

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Eminem’s revelation: 

"Well, for my last trick, Eminem declares, I’m gonna make my career disappear. The screen fades to black, revealing the message: Houdini’ 5.31.24."

The lead single

Eminem's last album, Music to Be Murdered By, made a massive impact, debuting at the top of the Billboard 200 chart and becoming his tenth consecutive number one album.

“Houdini” will serve as the lead single from Eminem’s forthcoming 11th studio album, The Death of Slim Shady. This project marks his return after a four-year hiatus since the release of Music to Be Murdered By in 2020.

So, buckle up, hip-hop enthusiasts! Eminem is about to unleash another mind-blowing creation, and the world is ready to be spellbound by his lyrical magic once again. Stay tuned for updates, and remember: Slim Shady never disappoints