Nipsey Hussle‘s Victory Lap was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on the 5th anniversary of the rapper’s debut album.
The album was certified double platinum for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over two million units in the U.S.
Victory Lap is the only studio album by Hussle. It was released on February 16, 2018 through All Money In No Money Out and Atlantic Records. It was Hussle’s first major commercial release after releasing a string of mixtapes for thirteen years. The album debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.
It was the last project to be released during Hussle’s lifetime, as he was shot and killed on March 31, 2019. It reached a new peak of No. 2 in April 2019 following Hussle’s death and received a nomination for Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards.
The album’s “Double Up” featuring Belly and Dom Kennedy also received triple platinum status, while “Hussle & Motivate” and “Grinding All My Life” are certified double platinum. “Victory Lap,” “Dedication” featuring Kendrick Lamar,” “Blue Laces 2,” “Last Time That I Checc’d” with YG and “Rap N-as” all went platinum.
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