“Eminem’s the only rapper who can get away with dissing Eminem’s kids”: The GOAT Returns as Batman’s Sidekick in ‘Houdini’ Trying to Save Himself from Getting Canceled

Eminem is back, and so is Slim Shady.

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SUMMARY

  • Eminem's new track "Houdini" from his upcoming album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grace), features him dressed as Robin and aims to kill off his alter ego, Slim Shady.
  • The song includes controversial lyrics, referencing artists like Megan Thee Stallion and Steve Miller Band, and addressing topics such as RuPaul, transgenders, and even his own children
  • Fans have responded enthusiastically to "Houdini," celebrating the return of Slim Shady with nostalgic and humorous comments, making the track trend on platforms like YouTube, X, and Google.
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American rapper Eminem (real name Marshall Mathers) is once again scoring headlines with his latest track that is, apparently, aimed at making his “career disappear.” This comes after he announced earlier this year that he would soon be jumping back onstage after over four years, with his new album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grace). And so he has, with his glorious swag.

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Marshall Mathers. | Credit: @eminem/IG.
Marshall Mathers. | Credit: @eminem/IG.

This exclusive single of his has been titled Houdini, and the GOAT has really brought about something much different than before as he aims to kill off his alter ego who earned tremendous popularity with his album from 1999, The Slim Shady LP. But what’s really iconic is how the rapper is dressed as he takes down his alter ego, ironically, as Batman’s sidekick, Robin.

Eminem is Back as Robin in His Exclusive Single Houdini

Four years after the release of his last album in January 2020, Music To Be Murdered By, Eminem has once again returned to baffle his fans with his recently released single Houdini from his upcoming album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grace).

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The GOAT dressed as Robin in his latest track. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.
The GOAT dressed as Robin in his latest track. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.

In the music video of the song, Slim Shady seemingly returns to the rapper’s current times, and then the GOAT Mockingbird singer has to take him down, but not without first dressing up as the Dark Knight’s iconic sidekick in red and green: Robin.

The track sees Mathers singing in the opening verses (via EminemMusic / YouTube):

Little baby devil with the forked tongue and it’s stickin’ out / And it’s stickin’ out like a sore thumb / With a forehead that it grew horns from / Still a white jerk / Pullin’ up in a Chrysler to the cipher / With the Vics, Percs, and a Bud Light shirt.

What’s more, is that this song also cites other artists, including Megan Thee Stallion, for whom he sang, “If I was to ask for Megan Thee Stallion if she would collab with me / Would I really have a shot at a feat?” and Steve Miller Band’s Abracadabra, which he used on the chorus.

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Slim Shady has returned. | Credit: Houdini/EminemMusic/YouTube.
Slim Shady returns in the music video. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.

This goes on to catch even more flames with all the controversial things the rapper decided to add to this latest rap from him, including giving reference to RuPaul, transgenders, and even going as far as referring to his own children as “brats.”

The Venom singer rapped:

Cancel me, what? Okay, that’s it, go ahead Paul, quit / Snake a— prick, you male crossdresser, fake a— b—h / And I’ll probably get sh-t for that / But you can all su-k my d—k, in fact, f—k them/ F—k Dre, f—k Jimmy, f—k me, f—k you / F—k my own kids, they’re brats / They can screw off, them and you all / You too, Paul, got two balls, big as RuPaul’s.

Adding to the fact that this single pays direct homage to his 2002 song Without Me, with all the similar themes and styles, it also featured guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Pete Davidson, 50 Cent, and Dr. Dre, among others.

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A still from the Houdini music video. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.
A still from the Houdini music video. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.

All of this being said, this single most certainly brought back nostalgia and how The Slim Shady LP from 1999 had him going viral, so seeing the GOAT rapper trend on not only YouTube but also X and Google with this latest track (as per Time) was only inevitable.

Fans React to Marshall Mathers’ Latest Track

While his going viral after bringing back some new stuff for fans with his iconic rapping skills is one thing, what’s more, is that fans are having the most Eminem-y reactions to this latest track as well. Taking to the comment section of his music video, here’s what they’re saying:

I guess Eminem is the only rapper who can get away with dissing Eminem’s kids””  @vanoedits6688

“omg the blonde slim brings back so many memories 🥹🥹🥹🥹🥹🥹” ~ @6Foot4Honda

“that’s rare to watch slim shady and eminem together” ~ @lucas.tiny.wiener

Mathers in a still from the music video. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.
Mathers in a still from the music video. | Credit: EminemMusic/YouTube.

SLIM SHADY IS BACK” ~ @SurferFN

“Not even his own damn kids are safe (laughing emoji)” ~ @phntmsims

 “Throwing a middle finger at your kids is the most Eminem/Slim Shady shit you can do knowing how he protects them (laughing emoji) Damn it. Shady’s back!!!” ~ @DrexxLira

“Everyone can finally stop accusing Eminem of being slim shady now. Here they are both in the same room” ~ @Jaestarrrr

Well, for whatever it’s worth, Slim Shady most certainly seems to be back — back with his glorious swag, and fans just can’t seem to get enough of it.

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You can stream Houdini on YouTube.

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