JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Officially Certified Platinum By The RIAA!

JAY-Z has done it again!

The rap titan unleashed his 13th album ‘4:44’ last week and just five days later has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association America.

In bestowing the 47-year-old with the honor, the RIAA officially recognize the LP for shifting 1 million units – sold and/or streamed in the United States.

Jay, who welcomed twins with Beyonce last month, now has 13 Platinum (or higher) solo studio Album Awards in the US – 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, real name Shawn Carter, also has 4 additional Platinum Album certs for collaborations with Kanye West, R. Kelly, and Linkin Park.


The company’s president Cary Sherman (photo’ed with Jigga above) said in a statement:

“Props to JAY, he’s done it again!  Another Platinum album adds to an already iconic career.”



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