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Chief Keef’s “Love Sosa” finally goes platinum

“Love Sosa” was an undeniable hit. One that would come to define the drill boom of 2012. A song that helped catapult Chief Sosa into the stratosphere. And perhaps the song of Sosa’s career. It spawned a million copycats and influenced a generation of rappers. And now, it’s officially platinum.

Almost five years after its initial release, the RIAA just certified the Young Chop-produced hit platinum. Now, had the new streaming metrics been around when this track was released, “Love Sosa” would likely be multi-platinum by now. But better late than never, I guess?

A big congrats to Keef and Chop and all involved in making this record, because it’s truly one of the greatest pieces of art to come out of the Chi.

Update: Keef’s “I Don’t Like” has also been certified platinum

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Chief Keef goes dancehall on his new single “Can You Be My Friend”

Produced by Young Chop. Hosted by DJ Amaris.

I’m here for this. Yes, Sosa went full dancehall on this one — and cot damn if this couldn’t blow tf up. No joke, this could burn it up on radio if it’s pushed correctly. Yeah, “Work” and “One Dance” are huge hits, but let Sosa throw his hat in the ring. Let’s see where it goes.

I’m ready for a vacation now.

Listen to “Can You Be My Friend” below.

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Chief Keef released on $500k bail

Come on now

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After spending a day in a Los Angeles county jail, Chief Keef has been released after posting $500,000 bail, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s online inmate records.

As you’ve surely heard, Sosa was arrested on assault and robbery charges earlier this week, stemming from an incident with Chicago producer Ramsay Tha Great. Sosa or his attorney have yet to release an official statement regarding the charges.

We’ll keep you posted once we learn more, but as of 9:30pm last night, Sosa is a free man.

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