Royce Da 5’9 was seemingly in a celebratory mood on Tuesday (February 18) when he announced Eminem’s Music To Be Murdered By had been certified gold by the RIAA.
The Bad Meets Evil MC shared a photo of Shady holding a shovel and donning a fedora — in true Music To Be Murdered By form — with a single emoji in the caption, intending to illustrate Em’s global impact.
Royce contributed several songs to Em’s 11th studio album — “You Gon Learn,” “Darkness,” “Yah Yah” and “I Will.”
Music To Be Murdered By debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 following its surprise January 17 release. Three weeks in, it’s holding steady at No. 3 and is reportedly the first album of the year to sell over 500,000 units.
Em also made Billboard history with the release, becoming the first artist with 10 consecutive No. 1 albums in the chart’s history. He was previously tied with Kanye West at nine.