Juice Wrld achieves huge music milestone

Juice Wrld achieves huge music milestone

'The Light' hitmaker died in December 2019 but his music lives on. 

Juice Wrld
American rapper/ Juice Wrld (Instagram (@juicewrld999)

American rapper Juice Wrld has achieved a major milestone four years after his death.  

He has officially surpassed 100-million Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified units across all his albums, singles and features, according to Chart Data. 

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Juice Wrld, whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins, died in December 2019 after suffering a seizure due to an accidental overdose of codeine and oxycodone. He died a few days after he turned 21. 

His family and record label have released two posthumous albums since then - his third studio album, 'Legends Never Die', in 2020 and 'Fighting Demons' in 2021. 

His third studio album featured The Weeknd on 'Smile'. Halsey, Marshmello, and Trippie Redd also featured on the album. 

Trippie Redd also features in Juice WRLD's follow-up album. Justin Bieber, Polo G, and BTS star Suga were also guest artists. Eminem co-wrote track five, 'Eminem Speaks'.

Earlier this year, Grade A Productions and Interscope Records released another song from the rapper. 'The Light' dropped March 23, 2023.

The song is currently at #17 on the ECR Top 40 with Danny brought to you by CTM.

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Juice WRLD's team is expected to drop another posthumous album. Grade A Productions label boss, Lil Bibby, confirmed in February 2023 that it will be the 'Already Dead' rapper's final studio album. 

"The Last Juice WRLD Album is in the works… We want this album to feel like a Celebration/Party! Let’s celebrate the life of Juice," he wrote on Instagram.

Lil Bibby added: "No more mourning, I want everyone that Juice loved while he was here to help celebrate, especially his fans who he loved! You guys have been the best fans an artist can have... "

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Main image credit: Instagram/@juiceworld999

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