In 2022, music producer and artist, Pheelz achieved substantial commercial success with his hit single ‘Finesse‘, featuring BNXN.
Pheelz, the producer and BNXN, just added another diamond to their crowns – their smash hit “Finesse” has gone platinum in the US, thanks to the RIAA. This isn’t just a win for Pheelz or even for Afrobeats; it’s a victory dance for the entire Nigerian music scene.
Remember when that irresistible chorus, “Ahh, finesse, ge ge ti, if I broke na my business…” was everywhere? From Lagos nightclubs to TikTok challenges, “Finesse” wasn’t just a song; it was a cultural moment. It didn’t just dominate charts; it shattered them.
But beyond the catchy hook and viral fame, “Finesse” resonated with its message of resilience and self-confidence, making it more than just a party anthem; it became an anthem of empowerment for young people globally.
Now, Pheelz celebrates this historic achievement with the platinum plaque in hand, sharing the news with a triumphant post on Instagram. The response was electric, with congratulatory messages flooding in from fans and colleagues across the internet.
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‘Finesse’, featuring BNXN, was released in 2022 as one of the lead singles for Pheelz’s 2023 EP, ‘Pheelz Good‘, which secured a place among Pulse Nigeria’s Top 10 EPs of the year. The single garnered attention even before its release, with a viral snippet circulating on TikTok.
By attaining platinum status in the United States, Pheelz has now joined the ranks of Nigerian music stars such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, CKay, Fireboy, Tems, and Rema, who have all earned RIAA platinum plaques.