J. Cole has just earned his first platinum album. His third album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive has been certified platinum with over one million copies sold according to reports.
2014 Forest Hills Drive debuted at the no. 1 spot with 371,000 copies sold and streamed its first week after being released in December 2014 with short notice to his fans. The album has outsold Cole's first two albums, Cole World: The Sideline Story and Born Sinner, which have both been certified gold. Cole World sold 218,00o its debut week while Born Sinner sold 297,000 copies its first week.