"No Favors"
Song by Big Sean featuring Eminem
from the album I Decided
ReleasedFebruary 3, 2017
Recorded2016–2017
GenreHip hop
Length5:25
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)

"No Favors" is a song by American rapper Big Sean featuring American rapper Eminem for his fourth studio album I Decided (2017). The song was written by Big Sean, Francis Nguyen-Tran, Mark Sebastian, Starrah, The Lovin' Spoonful, Eminem, WondaGurl and John Sebastian and was produced by WondaGurl, Big Sean, and FrancisGotHeat. This song contains samples from "Summer in the City", performed by Quincy Jones featuring Valerie Simpson and was written by Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone and John Sebastian. The song debuted at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on February 12, 2021.

Controversy

In Eminem's verse, he mentions President Donald Trump and says "I'm anti, can't no government handle a commando / Your man don't want it, Trump's a bitch / I'll make his whole brand go under". Eminem also mentions American pop star Fergie, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, and conservative political commentator Ann Coulter.[1]

Charts

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 77
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[3] 34
New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)[4] 2
UK Singles (OCC)[5] 56
UK R&B (OCC)[6] 8
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 22
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 11

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References

  1. ^ "Eminem calls Trump a 'b----' in a fiery new song and goes after his brand".
  2. ^ "ARIA CHART WATCH #407". auspOp. February 18, 2017. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Big Sean Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 13 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  6. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  7. ^ "Big Sean Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  8. ^ "Big Sean Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Big Sean – No Favors". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 18, 2021.