People Think There’s a Secret Message Hidden in Eminem’s “My Name Is”



Eminem’s breakthrough moment came way back in 1999, with the release of “My Name Is,” from The Slim Shady LP. It propelled the peroxide blonde rapper into superstardom, but few people realized there was a secret message hidden within the song’s lyrics.


The iconic chorus of the track is the foundation of the theory, which goes: “Hi, my name is, what? My name is, who? My name is, Slim Shady.” If you play these words backwards, something bizarre happens. The words: “It is Slim. It’s Eminem, it’s Eminem, it’s Eminem,” play out. There is no way of knowing if this was intentional, but who would put it past the lyrical genius of Eminem. Check it below: