50 Cent Earns First Diamond-Certified Song for ‘In Da Club’ By RIAA - WhatsOnRap

50 Cent’s “In Da Club” Certified Diamond By RIAA

50 Cent's 'In Da Club' Achieves RIAA Diamond Certification, Cementing its Iconic Status in Hip-Hop History
50 Cent has achieved another remarkable milestone in his illustrious career. His iconic track "In Da Club" has earned the coveted Diamond certification from the RIAA, a testament to its impressive 10 million units sold in the United States. This achievement, secured on November 1, marks a significant moment for the 48-year-old rapper. It's his inaugural Diamond plaque, further solidifying his position in the annals of hip-hop history.
Crafted by the brilliant minds of Dr. Dre and Mike Elizondo, "In Da Club" was the inaugural single from his debut album, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" (2003). It made its mark on the Billboard Hot 100, initially debuting at No. 67. However, it steadily climbed the ranks, eventually claiming the top spot. This marked 50 Cent's first chart-topping record, reigning supreme for nine consecutive weeks until it was succeeded by Sean Paul’s “Get Busy.”

The enduring appeal of "In Da Club" catapulted 50 Cent into the global limelight, earning it the distinction of being the No. 1 song on the year-end Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2003.
Surprisingly, even after two decades, "In Da Club" continues to strike a chord with music aficionados. The track boasts over 1.2 billion streams on Spotify and a staggering 1.8 billion views on YouTube for its iconic music video. Beyond commercial triumph, the song garnered critical acclaim, clinching Grammy nominations for “Best Male Rap Solo Performance” and “Best Rap Song” in 2004.

In a spectacular performance in 2022, 50 Cent electrified the stage with his signature track during the Super Bowl Halftime Show, headlined by the likes of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, and Anderson.Paak. Notably, "In Da Club" has also left its mark in several films including Soul Plane, Shark Tale, Beauty Shop, Dead Tone, and Detention.

The next Diamond certification anticipated for Fif is likely to be for "Get Rich or Die Tryin’," with the album currently boasting over nine million copies sold in the U.S. alone. This monumental achievement is yet another testament to 50 Cent's enduring impact on the world of music.

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