Thank You Yeezus! Kanye’s ‘Life of Pablo’ is First Streaming-Only Album To Go Platinum
Kanye West maybe working on a secret project, a joint package, or just a new song; however, his last project, ‘Life of Pablo’ continues to make headlines. It was announced today that Kanye’s eighth studio album becomes the first album ever to reach platinum status as a “streaming-only” album.
Certified by the RIAA, ‘The Life of Pablo’ has been streamed over three-billion times worldwide since it’s February 2016 release. The album never released physical copies and has spawned several chart-topping hits like, the Kid Cudi-featured, “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1”, the Sia and Vic Mensa-featured, “Wolves”, and the Ty Dolla $ign-featured, “Fade”.
Kanye hasn’t commented on the latest accomplishement.
‘The Life of Pablo’ was followed with the controvesial 2016 “Saint Pablo Tour” that was abruptly ended after several dates due to Kanye becoming ill and has been labelled cancelled indefintely. The tour made headlines for Kanye’s rants against fellow entertainers Drake, Jay Z, DJ Khaled, along with music streaming companies Apple Music, Tidal, and Spotify.
‘Life of Pablo’ features guest appearances from Rihanna, Ty Dolla $ign, Young Thug, The Dream, Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franlkin, and Swizz Beatz. ‘The Life of Pablo’ is available on all major streaming services via G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam.