Kanye West – “Yeezus” Album Goes Gold

By - August 14th, 2013

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Back in June Kanye West went on a memorable rant during his 2013 Governors Ball performance at Randall’s Island, declaring that he couldn’t care less about selling a million records. Yeezus would be strictly for the people — no single for radio airplay, not even a real cover, and no F’s given about what the record label wants. When Yeezus dropped a week later, it moved just 327,000 copies, still good enough for the no. 1 spot but ultimately Kanye’s weakest debut ever. This week Yeezus was finally certified gold by the RIAA for shipping 500,000 units (technically it sits at 497,000 copies), becoming Kanye’s seventh album to hit the benchmark. How long until Yeezus goes platinum?

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