Kanye West Is the First Artist To Go Platinum With A Streaming Only Album

Kanye West is a legend and a game changer in the Hip-Hop scene and has nothing but masterpieces in his resume as a rapper. His recent album ‘The Life Of Pablo’ released in February recently went platinum making it the only streaming album to go platinum. The album has been streamed over 3 Billion times all over the world and over 1.5 million times in the US alone.

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The album was made available to download via Kanye West’s website but the downloads contributed very little to its RIAA-certification. ‘The Life Of Pablo’ is definitely a classic album and the product of the genius ‘Kanye West’. You could download the classic album through Kanye West’s website here.

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The news was reported by Kanye’s label Def Jam and upon its release, the album managed the open at the number one spot on the billboards top 200. The platinum certification reflects a million equivalent album units, which blends traditional album sales. The albums controversial single ‘Famous’ also broke the charts and went viral really quick because of its controversial video. The most recent release of Kanye comes in the form of a feature on Mary J.Blige’s ‘Love Yourself’.

Watch the lyric video below.