Playboi Carti’s ‘Magnolia’ Goes Platinum

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2017 XXL Freshman Playboi Carti is now a platinum-selling artist. On Tuesday (Aug. 1), Pierre Bourne, who produced Carti’s “Magnolia” and a good deal of his debut project, uploaded an Instagram post announcing the track had officially earned platinum status. A rep from Universal Music Groups confirms the news to XXL.

Bourne’s Instagram post includes a video of Carti laughing and smiling uncontrollably as he celebrates his accomplishment. Bourne’s caption for the vid references Kid Cudi’s hit, “Pursuit of Happiness” to make a point about having a shiny platinum plaque instead of a gold one. Word.

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