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Rappers With Gold and Platinum Plaques In 2015

Kanye West isn't the only one whose back catalog is receiving gold and platinum plaques this year.

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Drake Goes Platinum

Drake has plenty to celebrate. The Toronto rapper's If You're Reading This, It's Too Late project has gone platinum nearly six months to the day of its release out of nowhere this past February...

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Nike Air Max 95 “Platinum” Pack

Paying homage to the 20th anniversary of the Air Max line, Nike has decided to commemorate the legacy of the shoe by a releasing a special "Platinum" pack...

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By The Numbers: Snoop Dogg’s First Six Platinum Solo Albums

Before Snoop Lion was making reggae songs and Snoopzilla was exploring the funk, Snoop Doggy Dogg was credited as a pioneer in trademarking the West Coast’s G-Funk sound in the 1990s...

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By The Numbers: Nas’ First Six Platinum Albums

Nas is credited for dropping arguably the best debut album in hip-hop history with Illmatic. After his classic 1994 release, the Queensbridge storyteller followed up with five more platinum solo albums in a ten-year span, pioneering a run that only Jay Z, Kanye West and Snoop Dogg have matched as the only rappers to claim such an impressive consistent stint, with 'Ye recently joining the ranks after the platinum success of Yeezus...

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Breaking Down Kanye West’s Six Platinum Solo Albums

Last week, we reported that Kanye West's sixth solo album Yeezus was certified platinum, making Yeezy a perfect six for six with platinum solo albums (and seven for seven if you count Watch The Throne), an all-time achievement equivalent to Michael Jordan’s legendary championship run in the 1990s with 'Ye’s hometown Chicago Bulls...

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Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Goes Platinum

It hasn't been long since its release, but Drake's Nothing Was The Same has gone platinum, according to Hitsdailydouble.com

The album, which was released in September and is the Toronto MC's third release on Young Money, has sold approximately 38,274 units this week, pushing it over the one-million mark...

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Rappin’ for the Platinum: Photos of Artists with Plaques

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XXL Counts Down VH1’s Hottest Girls

XXL picked out 50 of VH1's baddest Reality TV chicks...

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