The album’s biggest track so far, “Mask Off,” was just certified gold by the RIAA amid the still-buzzing #MaskOffChallenge on social media.
Future‘s self-titled fifth studio album had fans clamoring to name their favorite tracks just hours upon its release in February.
In the #MaskOffChallenge, fans have been mimicking the flute-tinged melody of the song using a variety of instruments including violins, flutes, and keyboards.
#MaskOffChallenge pic.twitter.com/UwR0vGcbnW — jyn&juice (@jyndonce) April 4, 2017idk if this is a challenge, but i did it 🤷🏾♀️#maskoff pic.twitter.com/aC5qTOfn33 — brittany (@_brittanyrw_) April 3, 2017
The viral event will undoubtedly keep Future’s album sales robust, as the self-titled LP and its follow-up, HNDRXX, both debuted at #1 in back-to-back releases.
Future’s “Mask Off” Goes Gold
referring to The Recording Industry Association of America confirmed that on March 30, Future’s “Mask Off” had sold at least 500,000 units.
The Metro Boomin-produced banger that inspired a viral challenge has just gone gold.
One of the most memorable songs off the Future LP, “Mask Off” dropped on February 17.
Both Future and HNDRXX earned back-to-back number 1 debuts in successive weeks on the Billboard 200 chart, an unprecedented feat.
Only The Beatles, Herb Alpert and The Monkees have managed to replace themselves at the top spot.
Future Single “Mask Off” Now Certified Gold
referring to Future scored another gold certification for his single “Mask Off” off his self-titled album released in February.
Future’s single “Mask Off” is also featured on DJ Marvel’s new Flute-inspired compilation mixtape (via HotNewHipHop).
That album sold 121,000 equivalent album units in the first week of its release, with 48,000 units being pure album sales.
The RIAA has confirmed that the single has sold over 500,000 copies in the United States earning its gold certificate.
The album FUTURE debut at No. The album’s biggest track so far, “Mask Off,” was just certified gold by the RIAA amid the still-buzzing #MaskOffChallenge on social media.
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