Play Dirty Platinum!: Krept & Konan’s Dancehall-flavoured single – ‘Freak Of The Week Ft. Jeremih’ Goes Platinum
South London rap duo, Krept And Konan’s radio-friendly single, ‘Freak Of The Week Ft. Jeremih’ is BPI certified platinum with the sales equivalent of of 600,000 units in the UK.
The single was release on June 28, 2015 entering the Official UK Singles chart for week commencing July 5, 2018 at No .#9, giving them their first top 10 single .
Subsequently their debut album, ‘The Long Way Home’ surpassed all expectations entering the UK album chart at No #2 a week later. In just over two months (64 days to be precise) following its release, the dancehall-tinged , ‘Freak Of The The Week Ft Jeremih’, had amassed the equivalent of 200,000 units sold and was certified silver by the BPI on August 21, 2015.
‘Freak Of The The Week Ft Jeremih’, then went on to sell another 200,00 units in the 27 weeks period from the August 21, 2015 – February 26, 2016. It took the single another 2 years (735 days t be exact) to sell a further 200,000 units, to go from gold to platinum. The BPI confirmed its status as certified platinum on March 2, 2018 in the following tweet.
Big congrats to @kreptplaydirty & @konanplaydirty as ‘Freak of the Week’ is now a Platinum selling single in the UK!
💿🇬🇧 #bpiAwards pic.twitter.com/udx8csevZQ
— bpi music (@bpi_music) March 2, 2018
Congratulations to Krept and Konan!
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