Just when you thought Rihanna's reign was getting a little rocky, the Roc Nation pop star surprise-released her eighth studio album this week, and managed to move over a million units.

Michael Jackson is really the greatest of all time...all time.


Jay Z is proving his naysayers wrong yet again and he’s planning something huge to celebrate in the process. The rap mogul made a rare…

Drake's surprise album If You're Reading This It's Too Late has officially gone platinum, making it the only one in 2015 to reach platinum

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Lil Wayne stole Jay-Z & Kanye West‘s shine from Watch the Throne by selling more than a million copies of Tha Carter IV in a week, but now these Roc-A-Fellas have platinum status again. (This makes 12 for Jay and six for Ye.) It took over a month for them to sell a million units, […]


Lupe Fiasco’s single “The Show Goes On” is certified double platinum even after the Chicago rhyme slinger’s disparaging comments about President Obama. As previously reported, the emcee released a statement explaining why he thought President Obama was ‘the biggest terrorist in America.’ Read more

Nicki Minaj can celebrate more than just a new year; the Young Money emcee can now boast that she’s a platinum selling artist. The RIAA has confirmed that The Barbie’s debut album Pink Friday has been certified platinum with 1 million copies sold. As previously reported, Pink Friday was certified gold in December with over […]

According to RapRadar.com, DJ Khaled announced yesterday that his single “All I Do Is Win” has earned him another platinum plaque. What can we say, he makes hit records!


Mashonda attended the official launch of Aliya S. King’s new book Platinum. She wasn’t alone at the event either. She showed up with a new man on her arm!

CONGRATULATIONS!!! WOTS... Whitney Houston has received "PLATINUM STATUS"!

Black Music Month, takeover test child

  According to karencivil.com when Jay-Z stated that there are “New Rules” to the industry he was not joking! In a cross promotion with Samsung, Jay-Z’s new…