Kendrick’s new album ‘Damn’ has only been out less than a month and has been RIAA certified platinum after being at the top of the charts for two weeks.
Interscope announced the certification over an hour ago on Twitter with a congratulations tweet to the Compton-native shown below:
— Interscope Records (@Interscope) May 4, 2017
Since it’s release, Kendrick’s third album has held the number-one spot on Billboard for a consecutive two weeks and debuted as the highest-selling debut of 2017. ‘Damn’ dethroned previous title-holder Drake’s ‘More Life”. The success of Kendrick third album ignited a nationwide tour coming this August with featured acts D.R.A.M. and Travis $cott.
Along with platinum success, all 14 of the songs on Kendrick Lamar’s new album are currently charting on Spotify and Billboard Music Charts.
‘Damn’ features guest appearances from Rihanna, U2, and up-and-coming singer Zacari. With production from Mike Will Made-It, Alchemist, Kid Capri, and TDE’s in-house producer Soundwav. ‘Damn’ is available on all major streaming platforms via Top Dawg Ent/Aftermath/Interscope.
In related news, Kendrick has more new music on the way with collaborations from Lil Wayne and Skrillex.