Dancehall artist Masicka shared more greatness with fans this weekend when he unveiled the Gold plaque for his 2020 feature on German rapper Bonez MC’s Big Body Benz.
The gold certification was awarded to the Gifted deejay this year, by the BMVI (The German Federal Music Industry) after the song sold more than 200,000 units in the country. The track was released on Bonez MC’s album Hollywood, which has also received Gold certification.
Masicka shared the moment he unboxed the award in a short clip on Instagram with his over 700K followers yesterday. In his caption, the Top Striker tagged the German performer and wrote, “Gold out ina the world #438.”
His fans and fellow industry players celebrated the accomplishment in the comments, from producers Seanizzle and Dunwell to fans sending in their congratulations.
Bonez MC responded “YEAH BRO FINALLY !!”, while 1Syde loyalists flooded the comments with fire and applause emojis, as well as reassuring words like “Living legend mi g, dem cyaah stop yuh blessings.”
Another fan who mixed his congrats with a snide comment said, “Ah so me wah unbox the album tomorrow,” hinting at Masicka’s long-delayed debut album 4.3.8 which was due earlier this year.
Another fan who tagged a friend under the post wrote, “please ask this man weh eh album deh.”
Masicka had responded to fan’s complaints about the project’s pending release nearly a month ago on Instagram Live. He assured fans the album was complete and encouraged them to be as vigilant about buying the album. “The greatness take time. Album a forward, stop worry unu self, album complete. Mek sure uno push up the credit card dem, ya hear? All who a bawl fi album,” Masicka said.
“Ah jus fi sign off some likkle things and get some things together,” the deejay added. “A whole heap of new video too. So the fans just gwan wait”.
He also hinted at a laundry list of collaborations and “some things [fans] nah go expect”.
Different Type, the first single off 4.3.8 was released in May and has since racked up 3.8M views on YouTube.