In the competitive world of american rapwhere each artist seeks to assert his supremacy, obtaining certification is more than recognition: it is a symbol of success and longevity. THE diamond disc, in particular, is one of the most coveted recognitions, which testifies to exceptional sales and an undeniable influence. Against all odds, after two decades of continued success, 50 Cent finally received this recognition for his iconic achievement” At Da Club“.
At 48 years old, this milestone is a major achievement for 50 Cent. Not that I’m a stranger to awards and accolades. ” At Da Club“After all, it was his flagship album” Get rich or die trying“, which is not only often cited as one of the greatest albums of all time, but also earned five GRAMMY nominations. Yet despite all these honors, the diamond disc has long eluded 50 Cent . Bye now.
The theme, which was an indomitable force in 2003, was masterfully orchestrated by Dr. Dr I Mike Elizondo. Since its launch, it has amassed an impressive number of 1.2 billion streams on Spotify and their official videos have achieved 1.8 billion views on YouTube. All this culminated in the RIAA “In Da Club” Diamond certification, which meant sales and equivalents of more than 10 million units in the United States.
50 Cent’s reaction to this realization was, predictably, memorable. Sharing her joy on Instagram, she said: “ In Da Club is officially certified diamond. 10 million singles sold. 43rd Hip-Hop song to win the diamond, 121st in music history. I feel good, I’m that guy, 50 Cent“.
In fact, it is surprising that this certification was not obtained earlier. But as they say, better late than never. The song is the 43rd hip-hop song to earn Diamond and the 121st in music history. These numbers, while impressive, only tell part of the story. The other part is 50 Cent’s perseverance, passion and raw talent.
This diamond disc is a reminder of 50 Cent’s enduring power and influence in the music industry. While many artists come and go, Fifty, as he is affectionately known, remains a mainstay.