Drake Hits Milestone With If You're Reading This It's Too Late

Drake Hits Milestone With If You're Reading This It's Too Late

Rapper's surprise mixtape becomes first 2015 release to go platinum.

Published August 10, 2015

The 6 God’s latest platinum plaque marks a music milestone.

With just over 8,000 copies of If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late sold last week, Drake’s surprise mixtape has become the first 2015 release to go platinum, Billboard reports.

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IYRTITL has moved 1.007 million units since it dropped in February, and is only the second LP to go platinum this year behind Taylor Swift’s 2014 album, 1989.

Drizzy snatched his fourth straight album to move over a milli with IYRTITL, which debuted on digital platforms before the physical release. The mixtape immediately topped the charts with close to 500,000 copies sold within three days of its debut.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad

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