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Jay Z’s ‘4:44’ Album Goes Platinum- Now Certified by The RIAA


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The business mogul and rapper released his thirteenth studio album 4:44 last week to an amazing response from fans and critics. Just a week later, the album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), recognizing 1 million albums sold and/or streamed in the United States.

The album has been a TIDAL exclusive since its release. It is expected to hit other streaming services and retailers, including those selling physical CDs, starting July 7 .

With 4:44 achieving Platinum status, JAY-Z has earned 13 Platinum (or higher) solo studio Album Awards in the United States which is more than any other Hip-Hop artist in the history of RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Program. Hov is also the only Hip-Hop artist with 10 RIAA Platinum (or higher) studio albums. Above is a photo of Jay receiving the plaque from RIAA Chairman Cary Sherman. Congrats to Jay, Roc Nation and rest of the team!

Also Read : Watch Episode 1 in Jay Z’s Footnotes for “The Story Of O.J,” in support of the new album



4:44 Goes Platinum – JAY-Z’s 13 Platinum (or higher) solo studio Album Awards are more than any other hip hop artist. @s_c_@RocNation #444






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