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Lil Wayne Earns His First RIAA Diamond Certification With “Lollipop”

Lil Wayne Earns His First RIAA Diamond Certification With Lollipop

Just as we predicted 2 years ago, Lil Wayne now has his very first Diamond record with “Lollipop” featuring Static Major off Tha Carter III album.

According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the Deezle and ‎Jim Jonsin-co-produced single was certified Diamond yesterday (December 14th) – meaning it has now moved over 10,000,000 units in the United States of America alone.

Congratulations to everyone who was involved with this collaboration! You can check out Tune opening up his new plaque and reacting to the news after the jump below. What do you think will be the next Weezy song to reach Diamond status?

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Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop” Wins ASCAP Honor

Lil Waynes Lollipop Wins ASCAP Honor

New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne has yet another award to add to his already-extensive list of accolades. The “reborn rocker” and writers of his hit single “Lollipop” have won the ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) award for Top Rap Song Of 2008.

“Lollipop”, co-written by Darius “Deezle” Harrison and the late Stephen “Static Major” Garrett, was named Top Rap Song, and also claimed an award in the R&B/Hip-Hop category.

The mammoth single, performed by Lil Wayne and featuring “Static Major,” topped both the Top Rap Tracks and R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks charts, and earned “Deezle” and “Static Major” a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards.

Mikkel Eriksen & Tor Hermansen and C. “Tricky” Stewart & The-Dream won the Songwriter Of The Year award for while Alicia Keys took home the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Song award for ” Like You’ll Never See Me Again,” co-written with Kerry “Krucial” Brothers.

Shout outs to DefSounds