J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only' Goes Platinum in Four Months

That didn't take long.

Well, that didn't take long.

After earning a Gold certification in January, J. Cole's latest album, 4 Your Eyez Only, has officially been Platinum-certified by the RIAA.

Upon its December 2016 release, 4 Your Eyez Only debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 492k album-equivalent units, which earned Cole the third biggest first-week debut of 2016.

All four of J. Cole's major label releases have now been certified Platinum or higher, with 4 Your Eyez Only serving as the first for his own label Dreamville (the album was distributed through Roc Nation/Interscope).

In related news, on April 15, HBO will air J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, a short film co-directed by Cole and Scott Lazer. The film marks Cole's second special on the HBO, following his 2015 homecoming concert.



J. Cole Announces 57-Date '4 Your Eyez Only World Tour'

Cole's "very long" break from performing will end in just a few months.


Surprise! J. Cole to Release '4 Your Eyez Only' Album on December 9

Two years to the day he released 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Jermaine will return with his fourth studio album.


5 Questions Before J. Cole Releases '4 Your Eyez Only'

Can he go double Platinum with no features again? And more questions before J. Cole's new album drops next Friday.


J. Cole '4 Your Eyez Only' 1 Listen Album Review

J. Cole's back with the least hip-hop album of his increasingly historic hip-hop career. This is what it sounds like...


The Story Behind J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only' Album Cover

The '4 Your Eyez Only' photographer offers a glimpse into the creation of the LP's artwork.


Suicidal Thoughts: My Experience Listening to J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only'

'4 Your Eyez Only' provides a soundtrack to finding victory over disease in the name of love.