Having a diamond-certified record for selling at least 10 million units is one of the highest accomplishments in the music industry and is a true indicator of being a superstar. In hip-hop, only a select number of rappers have achieved such accolades.
The most recent member of the exclusive club is 50 Cent whose smash single “In Da Club” went diamond in November of 2023, landing the Queens MC among less than 30 other rappers. 50’s close friend Eminem, the late Tupac Shakur and Drake have all reached diamond status at least a couple of times.
Not long after Drake dropped the video for “God’s Plan” in 2018, he said it
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