J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Schoolboy Q & More To Get Certifications Of Platinum
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The plate of the season is upon us as people prepare for their summer playlists.
Here is the most recent summary of those who have received certifications from the RIAA.
J. Cole "Wet Dreamz" is certified platinum, selling a million units since its launch in the North Carolina rapper's 2014 Forest Hills Drive album. This is the second song from the LP to reach platinum status, the following "No Role Modelz," to which he gave the nod last month. Cole now has had four cuts to go platinum. The other two are "Power Trip" from which is Born a Sinner and "Work", their split single from Cole World: The Band of the History.
Wiz Khalifa "Black and Yellow," a tribute to his hometown of Pittsburgh, is now certified six times platinum. The track was released in September of 2010 and went viral as many sports teams used it for their promotion, including the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The TGOD leader also gets a double-platinum plaque for "Roll up".
While the world waits on your Face in White LP, Schoolboy Q Oxymoron is certified platinum. The TDE rapper's major label debut was released in February 2014 and has now sold a million units.
N. W. a "Straight Outta Compton" single from the 2002 re-release of the debut album of the group gets the platinum nod of a million units sold. The track saw a resurgence in popularity with the release of the biographical film of the same name that portrayed Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella's rise to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Rae Sremmurd gets five certifications. The duo's SremmLife LP receives a plaque of platinum. Three of the albums cuts, "Throw Sum Mo," "This Could Be Us" and "Come get It", are recognized as selling one million units each. The megahit "Any Kind of" certified triple platinum. Rae Sremmurd's SremmLife 2 is set to drop in August.
In February, the RIAA has changed its certification process to include audio and visual streams in your tota