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Jay-Z's '4:44' Album Is Certified Platinum By The RIAA

Jay-Z's '4:44' Album Is Certified Platinum By The RIAA

Jay-Z's '4:44' Album Is Certified Platinum By The RIAA

Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz.

Forget all that pretty Shawn Carter ish, people, HOV has gone platinum again!

With 4:44 burning out of speakers here in New York and around the country, it seems that making history is just another thing when it comes to being Jay-Z. The Roc Nation impresario has done what no other person in hip-hop has done by selling one million records for his new album, 4:44.

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Certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Jay-Z’s 13th studio album has set the standard for platinum, quality hits in the hip-hop industry. Suffice it to say that Hall of Fame Hov is popping bottles of D’Usse right now to celebrate the fact that he is the only hip-hop artist with more than 10 RIAA Platinum (or higher) studio albums.

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Add to the mix his platinum plaques for collaborating with Kanye West, Linkin Park and R. Kelly, and the game will forever have to call Jay-Z the Platinum Pioneer. “Props to Jay-Z, he’s done it again! Another Platinum album adds to an already iconic career,” RIAA Chairman and CEO, Cary Sherman said in a press release.

What do you think of Jay-Z’s 4:44 album? Have a favorite song / verse? Please share it with us @Okayplayer.



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