Jay-Z‘s thirteenth studio album, 4:44, is officially certified Platinum!
The 47-year-old rapper’s first new album since 2013′s Magna Carta Holy Grail, which was released almost exactly four years ago, has reached 1 million albums sold and/or streamed in the U.S.
“Props to JAY, he’s done it again! Another Platinum album adds to an already iconic career,” RIAA Chairman and CEO Cary Sherman expressed in a statement after presenting Jay with his plaque on Wednesday (July 5).
With 4:44 achieving Platinum status, Jay-Z has earned 13 Platinum (or higher) solo studio Album Awards in the United States – more than any other hip hop artist in the history of RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Program.