AKA Hits The Big Time With Diamond And Platinum Single Status’

The Supa Mega reigns supreme! The rapper has had a massive week. On Friday, he dropped two new singles ‘Main Ous’ and ‘F.R.E.E’ and now, the rapper has become the first hip-hop artist of his generation to receive multi-diamond certification status’ in South Africa. To reach this milestone AKA achieved more than 1 700 000 units sold and over two billion streams.

The star was awarded a plaque for his incredible achievements at a private dinner in Sandton last night. Reaching diamond status is incredibly uncommon and only a select few in their genres reach this great feat. This signifies another pioneering first for AKA.


Multiple AKA singles were awarded plaques for their incredible sales last night. ‘One Time’ has been certified diamond while ‘Dreamwork’ was certified 5x diamond. On the platinum front, ‘The World Is Yours’ is certified 8x platinum while ‘Caiphus Song’ has reached the same feat.

“Thank You. I am beyond blessed to receive this amount of love and appreciation. I don’t actually have the words to explain how it feels. God is great. The greatest of all time. #1 on my list of hottest MC’s,” AKA said.