So you be Thor and I'll be Odin,

from Eminem – Rap God Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In Norse mythology, Odin is the Allfather- the closest thing to a chief god. Thor is Odin’s son. You can be a god, but Eminem is the greatest god of them all — you’ll always suffer in comparison.

The Norse myth inspired Marvel Comics to turn Thor into a superhero, who is a major figure in their cinematic universe. However, in this adaptation Thor is only a demi-God– he is usually banished to Earth in human form by Odin. This shows Odin’s superiority.

This is also a continuation of the end of the previous hook where he referenced “Asgard”, the home of both Thor and Odin.

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