20 years after its release.
On Tuesday, The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) tweeted out a congratulatory message to the legendary rapper & singer in honor of selling more than 10 million units of the album since its 1998 release.
The accolade puts Hill among an exclusive list of artists who have also had their records go Diamond, including Michael Jackson’s Thriller, Adele’s 21, Britney Spears’ …Baby One More Time, Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP, 2Pac’s All Eyez On Me and Whitney Houston‘s self-titled album Whitney which went diamond in October 2020 making her the first artist to have three albums reach diamond status.
However, despite all of its accolades, it was Hill’s only studio album. Lauren Hill Discusses Why She Hasn’t Recorded An Album In 23 Years (v1019.com).