Thursday, May 1, 2008

News: Lupe Fiasco Goes Gold!

Congrats the big homie Lupe on his triumph on reaching Gold status on his latest album, "The Cool". Reaching gold (500,000) is a big feat to accomplish in the time we are in now, so congrats Lupe.

" NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire - April 25, 2008) - “LUPE FIASCO’S THE COOL,” the chart-topping second album from 1st & 15th/Atlantic recording artist Lupe Fiasco, has been certified gold by the RIAA for sales exceeding 500,000. The critically acclaimed album — which features the hit singles, “Superstar (Feat. Matthew Santos)” and “Hip-Hop Saved My Life (Feat. Nikki Jean)” — debuted on Billboard’s “Top Rap Albums” chart at #1 upon its December 2007 release, and remained in the peak position for nine weeks.

In February, the Chicago-based MC earned his first-ever Grammy Award, bringing home the “Best Urban/Alternative Performance” trophy for last year’s smash, “Daydreamin’ (Feat. Jill Scott).” The track is now being featured in AT&T’s national “Celebrate Spring” ad campaign."

see, even lupe's surprised.

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