The diamond certification from the RIAA is a uncommon milestone for any artists to get, particularly in hip-hop. While there are a handful rap albums which have reached been licensed diamond, there appears to be an analogous quantity songs which have additionally achieved that. However, Wiz Khalifa, who’s racked up a ton platinum and gold plaques all through his profession, is now one the few rappers who has a music that has moved 10M equal models.
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s collaboration, “See You Again” has been ficially licensed Diamond by the RIAA. The single, which was produced as a tribute to the late actor Paul Walker, served because the rapper’s contribution to the Furious 7 soundtrack. Released in 2015, the music went on to spend twelve weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 in the identical yr and likewise grew to become probably the most seen video on YouTube earlier than Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” dominated 2017. It’s additionally sitting at three.8M views as right now (Nov. 27).
Aside from hitting this spectacular milestone in his profession, Wiz Khalifa is a couple of months faraway from his newest mission, Rolling Papers 2. The rapper lately revealed plans to follow-up his newest album with an R&B mission, though we’re undecided once we might count on that, and even what to anticipate from it. Keep your eyes peeled for information on that and congrats to Wiz for the milestone.