Gold (certification)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /go-old/

Also known as: Gold selling, Gold status, Gold single, Gold album, Certified gold

What does Gold mean?

500 thousand (500,000) copies of a single or an album sold.

Other music certifications: Platinum, Multi-Platinum, Diamond

Example sentence: “Wow that song went gold so fast.”

Gold in songs:

I’m on the sixth record off the album going gold” – Big Sean, What A Year.

“Now I’m fresh up in the game, and I already went gold” – Russ, I’m Here.

“Only rapper went gold without a verse from Hov” – Meek Mill, All The Way Up (Remix).

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Cite this page: "Gold." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed April 22, 2024.


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