Six Months Later, Skepta’s ‘Konnichiwa’ Album is Certified Gold

Grime heavyweight, Skepta, took the world by storm back in May, when he released his fourth studio album Konnichiwa. Additionally, he created more buzz in the U.K. – his native country, after picking up the coveted Mercury Prize, which boosted his album sales by a whopping 226%.

Six months later, Konnichiwa is officially certified gold after hitting the 100k sales mark, the gold standard in the U.K. Skepta shared this on Instagram to celebrate the moment with fans.

“WE DID IT #KonnichiwaIsGold,” he wrote. “Infinite thanks to everybody listening worldwide for real, to all that offered me their help and time along the way I love you spiritually and this is still just the beginning, beast mode loading. Boy Better Know forever, Greatness only. The weekend just became 1 day longer. Link up.. Jheeeeze.”