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BIG WIZ!! Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ Becomes First African Album Certified Gold By RIAA

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Wizkid has set a new record as his ‘Made In Lagos’ album becomes the first by an African artiste to be certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in the U.S.

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The RIAA, originally conceived to honour artistes and track sound recording sales, now stands as a benchmark of success for artistes, with the Gold & Platinum Awards.

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‘Made In Lagos’ was certified gold on August 25, 2022, after selling over 500,000 copies in the United States, making him the first African artiste to ever achieve such a feat.

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Although the award-winning album, released October 29, 2020, is the first certified gold, a number of African artistes have had their singles certified gold by the RIAA.

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