Two young rappers are now officially platinum selling recording artist. With Tay-K 47’s The Race and Lil Pump’s Gucci Gang both being certified platinum by the RIAA.
According to The Recording Industry Academy Lil Pump’s single reached platinum status on January 11th of 2018 while Tay-K 47’s single followed right behind it reaching platinum status on January 12th of 2018.
Besides reaching platinum status the two artist also have something else in common only being 17 years of age. Though, that’s where the similarities between the two rappers stop. While Lil Pump is currently fresh out of a label deal with Warner Bros. Records and has millions on the table from other labels, Dallas based rapper Tay-K 47 is still incarcerated and facing murder charges. Congratulations to them both reaching a great milestone in their perspective rap careers.