As of Monday (May 14), J. Cole’s recently released KOD album has been certified gold
by the RIAA, which means the album has sold over 500,000 equivalent units.
The accomplishment comes less than a month after Cole dropped KOD on April 20.
In its first week, KOD moved 396,628 album-equivalent units, which was the biggest sales
week of 2018 at the time.