Fresh off the release of JAY-Z‘s latest album 4:44 last Friday, the album is now certified platinum! The RIAA released the following statement below:
With 4:44 achieving Platinum status, JAY-Z has earned 13 Platinum (or higher) solo studio Album Awards in the United States – more than any other hip-hop artist in the history of RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Program. He is also the ONLY hip hop artist with more than 10 RIAA Platinum (or higher) studio albums. JAY-Z also has four additional Platinum Album Awards for collaborations with Kanye West, Linkin Park, and R. Kelly.
The Executive Producer No I.D took to Twitter stating “You CAN win when you work from your heart… And that is more than money,” said 4. on Instagram,
4:44 will be available on iTunes and Apple Music this Friday, July 7 with physical copies releasing soon.