Four and a half years after its Valentine’s Day 2016 release, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie‘s debut mixtape Artist has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry of America.

Reacting to the news in a post on Monday (September 28), A Boogie reflected on the achievement and thanked his fans for helping him get there.

“Artist just went platinum,” he wrote with a piano emoji. “Thanks to all my Day 1 fans for helping me get where I am today it’s been a real crazy run for me especially knowing the fact that I used to be a nobody just a kid from the Bronx. I learned a lot on this Journey and I can’t wait to show you all what I’m making out of it. Nothing but Love and blessings I hope everyone is staying safe. keep on being great.”

Released on SoundCloud at the time, the 13-track tape didn’t boast any of the A-list features the Bronx native has been able to get since his fame skyrocketed shortly after, but it did include his breakout single, “My Shit.”



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On the tape’s four year anniversary earlier this year, A Boogie released its sequel as a studio album, Artist 2.0. Featuring a combined 29 songs with a later-released deluxe version, guest appearances included Young Thug, Roddy Ricch, Gunna, DaBaby, Lil Uzi Vert and more.

Revisit the original tape below.