On this day, exactly 3 years ago (June 2, 2018), Eminem released “Phenomenal,” the first single off Southpaw (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture). The song was written by Eminem, Luis Resto and Mario Resto. It also contains vocals by Liz Rodriguez and Mario Resto.
“Phenomenal” entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #47 as the week’s highest-ranking debut, powered by first-week digital download sales of 77,000 copies. The song peaked at #4 at the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart. It is now certified gold in the United States for selling more than 500,000 digital downloads in the country. The song also entered in Top 100 cart in Australia, Canada and United Kingdom.
“Everyone said the chorus was wack to this song but I was just trying to be phenomenal and get my sing on.” said Eminem about the song. Listen to the song below: