Music News Rolo: Who’s makin moves within Urban Music?

This here will be a quick roundup of how Urban music is doing on the charts. All data courtesy of Billboard. Let’s get it!



Weezy just went 3x Platinum (thats 3 million albums sold for the slow folk) with his album Tha Carter 3, released last Summer. Great year for him!

Beyonce has reached Double Platinum status with her Double album, I am…Sasha Fierce.

Usher’s Confessions from 2004, has reached DIAMOND status (aka 10 million albums sold) as of November 2008. Congrats to Usher, that is a huge feat in today’s market!

Ms Rihanna also reached Double Platinum status with her album Good Girl gone Bad: Reloaded, late last year.

Ne-Yo just reached Platinum status with his latest release, Year of the Gentlemen, that was released last year. Good for him!

Kanye West also reached Platinum status  two months after his release, 808s and Heartbreaks in late November. Art wins!!!!

Usher just reached Platinum status with his release Here I Stand, also from last year.

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As for the Singles Chart for the week ending February 28th,


Flo rida is #1 on Billboards Hot 100 with his song, Right Round. Ok.

T.I & Justin Timberlake are sitting at #2 with their hit, Dead and Gone. Great year musically for T.I.

Kanye sits at #4 with Heartless.

Beyonce is finally falling down the charts to #9 with her Double platinum-selling single, Single Lades(Put a Ring on it). Those are some serious numbers, B. Her song Diva, is at #24, and Halo at #49.

Ne-Yo is sittin at #14 with Mad. I dig his video for that song.

Soulja Boy & Sammie are movin up to #17 with Kiss me thru the Phone. Cute song.

Keri Hilson is turnin Lil Wayne on at #23 with Turnin Me on. Kinda over this song, but glad Keri finally gettin some shine!

TheDream moved up to #36 with his first single, Rockin that Thang.

Finally, Jamie Foxx and T-Pain are only stagnant at #26 on the main charts, but are #1 on tht R&B/Hip Hop charts with their ChokLit-coated hit, Blame It. Congrats to them!

Congrats to all in the Game. Support your favourite Artists and Support the R&B Movement!

Lola B!

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