Eminem performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 9, 2018, in Manchester, Tenn.
Guess who’s back…Eminem has set the Internet abuzz with the surprise release of a new album at the stroke of midnight, Kamikaze.
Produced by Em and his long-time collaborator Dr. Dre, Kamikaze immediately began trending on social media, as excited fans moved en masse to their favorite streaming and download services.
No-one saw this one coming. Especially with Eminem’s Revival album less than a year old. Twitter is shocked. Some fans tried unlocking the clues contained within the artwork. Check out some of the best early reaction below.
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) August 31, 2018
WHAT THE FUCK??? EMINEM JUST DROPPED A BRAND NEW PROJECT OUT OF NOWEHRE??? IM SO SHOOK OMG #KAMIKAZE
— The Quickster (@Vinny) August 31, 2018
Eminem just dropped a surprise album and I’m currently hyperventilating. #Kamikaze
— Brandon Dams (@BrandonDams) August 31, 2018
#KAMIKAZE is already Eminem’s best album and I’m only on track 3! This man is BLACKING!!!!!!!! ——————————–
— HUN-LI– (@HoneyGuwop) August 31, 2018
After listening to Eminem for 5 seconds
— Cameron Grant (@coolghost101) August 31, 2018
Eminem’s surprise project #Kamikaze gives a direct shout out to the Beastie Boys’ debut album “License to Ill”. Notice that the original BB cover says “EATME” backwards. Em’s says “SUCKIT”. pic.twitter.com/VecduXqNue
— Natalie Green Ⓥ (@natalieg92) August 31, 2018
The number of references in the first two tracks alone… Someone unhinged Marshall… you happy now? #KAMIKAZE
— Haris Ahmed (@hariswithoner) August 31, 2018
“Can I copy your homework”
“Ok but change it up a bit so it doesn’t look obvious you copied”
— —————— (@chozosome) August 31, 2018
— ChrisAM (@RealChrisAM) August 31, 2018
Me: I need some new music to listen to
— Plathanos —— (@SavinTheBees) August 31, 2018
Me falling asleep and then seeing Eminem just dropped an album tonight. Produced by Dre? This is going to have to be good. pic.twitter.com/KldNTNcZSJ
— Ryan Wyatt (@Fwiz) August 31, 2018
Me when I opened up Spotify to bop to old Eminem hits and I see he dropped Kamikaze pic.twitter.com/z0McOTEXxl
— Ramiro Paredes (@RamiroParedes) August 31, 2018