J. Cole has gone platinum again with no features on his Album ‘KOD’. The album has no single features apart from Cole’s alter-ego, Kill Edward.
KOD which broke streaming records on both Apple Music and Spotify with over 1 billion streams combined, was released in April and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with roughly 397,000 total album equivalent units sold in its first week.
The latest achievement of the talented American rapper came after RIAA included KOD on its list of 2018’s Best RIAA Gold & Platinum Awards. Other platinum albums that made the list are Cardi B’s Invasion Of Privacy, Post Malone’s beerbongs and bentleys, Travis Scott’s Astroworld, Eminem’s Kamikaze and Black Panther: The Album.
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— RIAA (@RIAA) December 20, 2018
J. Cole went platinum again with KOD, which served as Cole’s follow-up to 2016’s 4 Your Eyez Only, which also hit the Billboard 200 at No. 1. With approximately 492,000 total album equivalent units sold in its first week, it marked the Dreamville boss’ fourth No. 1 album at the time.