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Wiz Khalifa Earns Gold Certification For "Rolling Papers"
posted Tuesday July 26, 2011 at 04:11AM PDT | 17 comments
The Taylor Gang leader gets another plaque, this time for shipping 500,000 copies of his debut.
Wiz Khalifa has earned gold certification for his debut album Rolling Papers, released March 29, 2011. The Taylor Gang leader celebrated crossing the 500,000 units mark with a celebration at Rostrum Records and Atlantic Records.
So far, Wiz has several platinum plaques thanks to the success of the album. His smash “Black and Yellow” has been certified triple platinum for sales of over three-million units, while his follow-up “Roll Up” earned platinum status in June.
Rolling Papers bowed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 197,000 copies sold in its first week.