Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ has just crossed the 1 billion views milestone on YouTube. The famous rapper known for his hip hop styled music is a fan favorite all over the world and he has over the years, established an amazing career in the world of music. The rapper just now achieved the amazing milestone after a couple of days after he took to his social media accounts to share the news that his song is nearing 1 billion mark on the video sharing app.
Before Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ which had appeared on The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s ‘See You Again’ had made history in 2015 as the first rap video to collect a billion viewsThe song may have appeared on many more workout playlists today, as “Lose Yourself” sold 4,000 downloads on Sunday, jumping 1,894% over the previous day, Chart Data reports. The song rocketed to No. 1 on iTunes’ Top Songs chart following Eminem’s performance, and it’s still there at the time of this writing. The rapper’s recent surprise album, Music to Be Murdered By, also topped iTunes’ albums chart; it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 last month, giving Eminem his record 10th consecutive No. 1 debut.
“Lose Yourself” granted Eminem his first of five No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2018, it received a diamond certification from the RIAA for U.S. sales exceeding 10 million. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2003, becoming the first rap song to do so, and won Best Rap Song and Best Rap Solo Performance at the 2004 Grammys.