JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Album Just Went Platinum in a Week 6th July 2017 news JAY-Z‘s new 4:44 album was released less than a week ago and today, the LP has officially been certified platinum according to RIAA. Below you can see a photo of Jay being presented the platinum plaque by RIAA Chairman and CEO Cary Sherman. “Props to JAY, he’s done it again! Another Platinum album adds to an already iconic career.” – Sherman JAY-Z actually holds the record as an artist with the most platinum album plaques in RIAA history, with 4:44 becoming his 13th platinum album plaque. He’s also currently the only rapper to have 10 or more platinum albums.