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Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q showcase that even when you’re deep in the rap game, there’s still a first time for everything! By now, you’d figure that the two skillful rappers would have had a couple of platinum singles under their belts. But surprisingly, K Dot and Groovy Q are only now scoring their first platinum single certifications, for “Alright” and “Studio” according to the RIAA.
There is no denying that the two are deserving of the milestones. Both tracks certainly speak for themselves, each landing a spot on the albums To Pimp a Butterfly and Oxymoron. “Alright” has earned two Grammy Awards for Lamar, allowing him to take home awards for “Best Rap Song” and “Best Rap Performance.”
In Grammy-related news, ScHoolboy Q and his daughter enjoyed promoting gender equality on the red carpet this year. His daughter sported a hot-pink suit and the “Man of the Year” rapper casually matched her in jeans and a pink hoodie that read “Girl Power.” He stated that he usually doesn’t care for award shows, but his daughter really wanted to go this year.
Congrats to Lamar and Q on their first solo certified platinum tracks! Take a listen to both songs below.
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