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Eminem Drops Second Single Ahead of New Album Dropping Friday

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Famous Detroit battle rapper, dropped his second single ‘Tobey' on July 2nd, with a music video on July 5th. The single is the second and last single dropped ahead of Eminem's The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce), which is set to drop July 12th, 2024.

‘Tobey' features fellow Detroit Rappers BabyTron and . The song title pays homage to the American actor Tobey Maguire, who played Peter Parker in the early 2000s trilogy and later in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. His character would go on to serve as the mentoring figure to two generations of other Spider-Men in the movie Spider-Man: No Way Home, similar to Eminem's relationship with Big Sean and BabyTron.

Fun theory: Both Big Sean and BabyTron were seen in the recent Lyrical Lemonade “Doomsday, Pt. 2 video which many think preludes the feature list for Eminem's new album. The video also featured , Teezo Touchdown, , , . The video, which was directed by , also has producer credits and directed the music video for ‘Tobey'.

The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce)

The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce) was announced back in April 2024, when a teaser trailer for the album broadcasted during the NFL Draft in Detroit. The trailer revealed the title of the new album alongside a release date , “Summer 2024.”

Teaser Trailer for Eminem's upcoming album The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce)

On May 28, 2024, Eminem posted a video to his Instagram of him on a FaceTime call with magician David Blaine. At the end of the video, Eminem announced the release of lead single from the album would drop on May 31st called “Houdini”. Eminem ended the video stating “for my last trick, I'm gonna make my career disappear,” hinting at The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce) being his final studio album.

“Coup de grâce” is a French term for “finishing blow” or more literally, “stroke of grace”. It refers to the final deadly blow delivered to one's victim, typically a merciful act. This may hint that this album, may be the possible end of Eminem's music career, and or the end of his alter ego Slim Shady.

The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce) is set to drop at Midnight ET Friday July 12th.

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