The Coming was a critical and commercial success for Busta Rhymes. It reached #6 on the Billboard 200 chart in 1996 and has since received a platinum certification from RIAA. Allmusic gave at a near perfect 4.5 out of 5 star rating. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic says that "Busta Rhymes has never had such an impressive showcase for his rhymes as he does on The Coming". It boasts the hit single "Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check" which reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1996. It was nominated for a 1997 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance and Steve Huey of Allmusic says that the song "catapulted Busta Rhymes into solo superstardom". It also ended up sporting another hit single, "It's a Party" featuring Zhané. The Coming has sold 793,000 copies by June 2009. The Coming also along with When Disaster Strikes and Extinction Level Event, is seen as a classic rap album.