Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool” Earns RIAA Gold Certification
New York, NY -- "LUPE FIASCO'S THE COOL," the chart-topping second album from 1st & 15th/Atlantic recording artist Lupe Fiasco, has been certified gold by the RIAA for sales exceeding 500,000. The critically acclaimed album -- which features the hit singles, "Superstar (Feat. Matthew Santos)" and "Hip-Hop Saved My Life (Feat. Nikki Jean)" -- debuted on Billboard's "Top Rap Albums" chart at #1 upon its December 2007 release, and remained in the peak position for nine weeks.