J. Cole's "KOD" Goes Gold In A Mere 24 Days

J. Cole & KOD‘s ascent to the top is rubbing a few people the wrong way. When it passed Drake’s Views for an overall streaming record, the two entered a playful exchange text message. The interaction exposed a modicum bitterness on the…

Cardi B's "Invasion Of Privacy" Goes Gold On First Day

Cardi B has barely had time to rest her eyes after night cha cha in the big apple, in celebration her landmark debut. According to RIAA calculations Invasion Of Privacy is already Gold certified record, before many have even had a…

Stream Trolling: The Problem With Excessively Long Tracklists

When Migos first released the tracklist for Culture II, the immediate response from fans and critics alike was disbelief. Two discs with a total 24 tracks? That seemed a bit excessive. Still, many were willing to overlook the length, provided…

Khalid's "Young, Dumb & Broke" Goes 3x Platinum

There were a lot artists that broke out in the scene in 2017 but Khalid is one the people that stood out among everyone. It felt like he came out the blue and completely took over. However, his album American Teen…

Kodak Black & XXXTentacion's "Roll In Peace" Goes Platinum

Kodak Black and XXXTentacion are both substantially controversial characters in hip-hop, each for their respective run-ins with the law. Although both have been heavily critiqued in the past, it goes without saying that the state Florida is strongly behind both them,…

SZA's "Ctrl" Certified Platinum; "Love Galore" & "The Weekend" Double Platinum

Just yesterday we posted on SZA’s FADER cover story where the Ctrl singer said she never got the hype over her debut studio album, even though it rang in five nominations at the Grammy’s, was loved by almost every major…

50 Cent Praises Eminem's New RIAA Record

50 Cent and Eminem have had a storied friendship in the rap game, ten working together to deliver classic tunes that have made their way into the history books. Yesterday, Em celebrated an unprecedented award, being presented the honor becoming…

Cardi B's "Bartier Cardi" Featuring 21 Savage Goes Gold

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” put a lot pressure on her. The song’s rise in popularity happened relatively abruptly and many wondered if she’ll be able to do it again. Mind you, “Bodak Yellow” is a rare occasion an artist’s first…