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Kanye West’s “Yeezus” Goes Platinum


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Kanye West‘s latest album Yeezus has hit a new milestone.

The Recording Industry Association of America announced that the rapper’s disc officially has reached platinum status, meaning the set has sold over one million copies in the U.S. This marks Kanye’s seventh platinum album, including his 2004 debut The College Dropout as well as his 2011 collaborative album with Jay Z, Watch the Throne.

“Congratulations to @kanyewest on his 7th @RIAA #Platinum album award for Yeezus – he’s 7 for 7,” the RIAA tweeted on Wednesday.

To further promote the project, Kanye is scheduled to play nine additional dates on his Yeezus tour, beginning on February 13 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania.

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