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Every Song on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ Has Gone Platinum

Published: Friday 8th Jun 2018 by Rashad

The accolades and honors just keep piling on Kendrick Lamar.

The 30-year-old rap superstar is still very much enjoying the success of his latest multi-platinum album, ‘Damn,’ over a year after its release.  Just two months after becoming the first rapper in history to win a Pulitzer prize for the content found aboard the chart-topping LP, Lamar learned this week he’s entered history books for another feat.

Thanks to a handsome combination of sales, radio play, and streaming, the project has becoming the first in history (by a solo artist) to see every one of its songs be certified platinum.

Details inside:

Billboard reports:

…of May 25, all 14 tracks on DAMN. have been certified Platinum, recognizing 1 million equivalent song units earned in the U.S.

One equivalent song unit, as recognized by the RIAA, is equal to: one digital song sale, or 150 on-demand audio and/or video streams. The RIAA revamped its Gold & Platinum Awards Program on Feb. 1, 2016, growing from a pure sales certification process to one that includes tracks and streams.

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Congratz are certainly due to Lamar for the stellar project.  While the only other act to achieve the feat of seeing every song on one album certified by the RIAA is Twenty One Pilots (click here to read more on that), the ‘Humble’ hitmaker is the first solo artist and rapper to accomplish the feat.

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  1. Danyboo June 9, 2018

    Black excellence!!!

  2. Bravo!! June 9, 2018

    Wakanda forever!!

    • Fancy BISH June 9, 2018

      lol yaaas

  3. Chasin Time June 9, 2018

    Twenty One pilots? Really?? I can barely remember that one really annoying song they had. Didn’t even know they had a full album lol. Congrats Kendrick!

  4. Len June 9, 2018

    Congrats KDot!!!

  5. Section8DaGreat June 9, 2018

    What a very fitting album title cuz DAMN

  6. NT June 9, 2018

    Kendrick is the first to have every song certified Platinum, 21 Pilots has about 6 songs on their album that are gold.

  7. DIABETES UNBOTHERED June 9, 2018

    I don’t like this album half as much as 4:44. Don’t like Kendrick much either But congrats.

  8. DanYiel Iman June 9, 2018

    I’m still with J.Cole!!

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