Went Gold (certification)
Type: verb, slang, music
Also known as: Gold-selling, Gold status, Gold album, Gold single, Certified Gold
What does Went Gold mean?
To have achieved a milestone of 500 thousand units sold total.
Went Gold Synonyms: Gold, Gold album, Gold single
Other music certifications: Platinum, Diamond
Example sentence: “Congrats, I heard the album went gold.“
Went Gold in songs:
“Happy ’cause you went gold ass niggas” – The Game, Bigger Than Me.
“Went gold in a month so it ain’t no budget” – Rick Ross, Dope.
“I got a couple of rings and a brand-new watch, you want ’em? ‘Cause I ain’t never went gold off one song” – Eminem, Rock Bottom.
“They know Meek Milly, I barely went gold” – Meek Mill, Ooh Kill ’Em.