Eminem Joins Instagram with Mysterious Picture

Rapper flaunts two middle fingers in first post

Eminem performs in Saints-Denis, France.
August 23, 2013 1:40 PM ET

After coming out of nowhere with his new track "Survival," Eminem has another surprise: he's now joined Instagram. The rapper arrived mysteriously on the social media platform, posting a picture yesterday of a computer bearing his image. Eminem is flaunting two middle fingers in the photo. For the caption, he simply left his website.

Eminem Unveils Hard-Hitting New Song, 'Survival'

Earlier this month Eminem unexpectedly unveiled "Survival" through a trailer for the upcoming video game Call of Duty: Ghosts. The track will be on his long-delayed followup to 2010's Recovery. Though Shady Records president Paul Rosenberg said in February that the album would be released "post-Memorial Day," little has surfaced about the record.

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