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Summer Walker’s ‘Over It’ Officially Goes Platinum

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Summer Walker’s debut album Over It officially reached RIAA Platinum status on Thursday. The singer announced the news via social media. “Officially platinum,” Walker captioned the post. The album was released in October making Over It a platinum album 7 months after release. The album went gold in December. Summer Walker’s bae and the only […]

Summer Walker’s ‘Over it’ Goes Platinum

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Summer Walker received tons of praise when her debut album Over It dropped in October and according to Chart Data, the LP has reached Platinum status selling 1 million copies. The “Girls Need Love” performer posted the news on social media and thanked the fans for helping her reach the coveted goal of a million […]

J. Cole May Have Features on His Next Album

J. Cole May Have Features on his Next Album

J. Cole sat down with GQ for their April cover story for a rare interview where he discussed the “Platinum With No Features” meme. The Dreamville Records boss admitted that he was initially flattered but wasn’t prepared for its longevity. “I was loving it,” he told GQ. “I was like, ‘Word up — this is […]

‘Tha Carter V’ and ‘Queen’ Certified Platinum on Same Day

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Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj prove that Young Money/Cash Money Business is still alive and well. The Cash Money business side has been settled for Wayne making 2018 indeed a winning year. Young Money’s first lady Nicki Minaj came out strong with the release of Queen and then we finally received Tha Carter V a month […]

J. Cole’s ‘KOD’ Goes Platinum Without Features

J. Cole's 'KOD' Goes Platinum Without Features

J. Cole earned his third full-length project to go platinum with no features. Chart data confirmed that KOD achieved the accolade eight months after its release, and seven months after it went gold. US certifications (@RIAA): @JColeNC, KOD Platinum (1,000,000; album). — chart data (@chartdata) December 20, 2018 Advertisement The critically-acclaimed collection touched on drug […]

XXXTentacion’s ‘?’ Album Goes Platinum Posthumously

XXXTentacion's '?' Album Goes Platinum Posthumously

About two months after his murder, XXXTentacion’s, ? album has achieved platinum status. It was released March 16, two months after his passing, ? appeared at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart acquiring 131,000 collection equal units. The project went certified gold on June 26—eight days after X’s murder—and formally earned its platinum accreditation […]

Tyga’s ‘Taste’ Featuring Offset is Officially Platinum

Tyga's Taste Featuring Offset is Officially Platinum

Tyga is a certified hitmaker who doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon. The rapper’s most recent confirmation of that is “Taste,” a universal summer-accommodating tune that the Recording Institute of America (RIAA) has quite recently conceded platinum status. As indicated by the site, “Taste,” which was released on May 16, achieved gold […]

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Went Platinum the Day it Dropped

Drake's Scorpion Went Platinum the Day it Dropped

Since the June 29th release of Scorpion, Drake has been raking in W’s. Which is well needed after his defeat in the infamous rap feud with Pusha T. The album was pulling in 10 million streams every hour on Spotify, as well as shattering every Apple Music record, topping his own records. Three days after […]

Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Platinum

Childish Gambino's "This is America" Goes Platinum

Childish Gambino’s latest hit single, “This is America” is officially certified platinum. The politically charged record debuted on Saturday Night Live on May 7th, during Donald Glover’s hosting gig and performance. The track dethroned Drake’s “Nice For What” and sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks. The song has held the No. 1 position on […]

SZA’s ‘The Weekend’ Goes Platinum

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This makes two lil platinum thingy’s for the songbird. SZA has sealed another platinum single the with “The Weekend”, the third single off her album, Ctrl. In October, Ctrl was certified Gold by the RIAA obtaining over 500,000 in album units and sales. The ThankGod4Cody produced track peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot […]

Lil Uzi Vert “XO Tour Llif3” Goes 4x Platinum

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Since it official release via Soundcloud in March, Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Llif3” has been a ubiquitous hit. Heard everywhere, time and time again, the hit shows no signs of fading into obscurity. In July, the track reached triple platinum status and now it has reached the coveted position of 4x platinum designated by […]

GoldLink Gets A Platinum Plaque With “Crew”

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Words by Jasmine Johnson On Friday, GoldLink  found out that his hit single, “Crew,” went platinum off of his new album  At What Cost. It was recently remixed by several artists including Gucci Mane, and many more. Brent Faiyaz was featured on the track as well as Shy Glizzy. GoldLink celebrated with an Instagram post […]

The Weeknd’s “Reminder” Is Certified Platinum

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The Weeknd took his sound evolution to the next level with 2016 release Starboy. He shed the dark and moody   that charactertized Trilogy and Kiss Land. He instead opting to follow themes more related to love and upbeat sounds that were prevalent in Beauty Behind The Madness. The XO crooner’s most recent project was highlighted by the title track, “Party […]

21 Savage Scores Third Platinum Single

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21 Savage has just received his third platinum plaque for the track “Red Opps.” Produced by Sonny Digital, the banger off of 2015’s Free Guwop EP officially earned its certification on June 13, 2017. His previous platinum certifications came courtesy of his singles “No Heart” and “X,” both produced by Metro Boomin for the duo’s […]

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Album Goes Platinum In Less Than A Month

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Kendrick Lamar, who just dropped his fourth album DAMN. last month, has been reaping the rewards of the critically acclaimed project, which has spent two weeks (so far) at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and dominated the Billboard Hot 100 with the single “Humble,” which hit No. 1 last week. Now the hip-hop innovator […]

Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ Is 2016’s First Double Platinum Album

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While Rihanna is on tour runs across the West Coast, her album is still doing runs to the top of the charts. Rihanna released ANTI at the end of January and it immediately did numbers. ANTI accomplished over one million downloads in less than 24 hours and in just two days after its release it was […]