Kanye West's "I Love It" record with Lil Pump is reportedly now eligible for platinum status.
It was a only matter of time before the milestone was reached, but Kanye West & Lil Pump’s new single “I Love It” has apparently gone platinum, surpassing one million units moved. The Harverd Dropout rapper revealed the news on his IG yesterday, saying the single went platinum the day the two performed on SNL last weekend, which of course was Saturday.
“WE WENT PLATINUM THE DAY WE DID SNL 💽 IM THANKFUL FOR ALL OF U THANKS TO MY TEAM & SPECIAL THANKS TO YE LUV U GUYS ESSSSKEEEEEETITTTTTT!!,” Pump wrote.
Upon its release, the single & video instantly blew up & shattered records, becoming the biggest global debut for a hip-hop video on YouTube ever. The video garnered 76M views within the first week which surpasses the record previously set by Childish Gambino's "This Is America." In addition to record-breaking first-week numbers on YouTube, the single has reportedly also garnered over 125M streams globally across all streaming platforms.
This reports comes just a day after Pump revealed he had to cancel the rest of his tour dates, ultimately costing him a million dollars in his pocket.