Despite no official release date tied to her long-awaited debut album, the forthcoming ‘Pretty B*tch Music,’ rapper Saweetie has enjoyed at least 1 Platinum smash a year over the last 3 years with the most recent of the hit trio coming courtesy of the newly-certified ‘Tap In.’
On January 27, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) updated its logs to reveal ‘Tap In’ – the femcee’s first and only top 20 hit on the Hot 100 – had met its threshold for Platinum status, meaning it’s sold the equivalent of 1 million copies in the United States.
Lauded for its heavy sample of Bay area Rap legend Too $hort‘s iconic hit ‘Blow the Whistle,’ ‘Tap In’ blew to the topmost quadrant of charts in late 2020 thanks to exposure on social media apps Triller and Tik Tok. The latter also provided the catalyst for the success of her 2x Platinum-certified single, 2019’s ‘My Type.’
Released June 17, 2020, ‘Tap’ took exactly 7 months & 10 days to earn Platinum status – making it her second fastest-selling single to garner such certification. ‘Type’ – which was awarded a similar plaque exactly 7 months after its release – remains her fastest single to claim the triumph.
Her first Platinum hit was 2018’s ‘ICY GRL.’