J. cole going platinum with no features has earned him even more respect in the game and shows his real dominance in the game, fans have made a lots of memes about this, now J. Cole has recently opened up about how he feels about this “Platinum with no features” and not to forget to mention that his single Middle child also went platinum with no features last week.
In an interview for GQ’s April cover story, Cole gives his GQ his Buck The System Story. The rapper revealed he initially enjoyed it but wasn’t prepared for its longevity.
As he was asked about this, this was his words: “I was loving it,” he told GQ. “I was like, ‘Word up — this is funny as hell.’ But the second or third time, I was like, ‘All right, it’s almost embarrassing now.’ Like, ‘All right, man, y’all gonna make me put a feature on the album just so this shit can stop.’ ”
The “J. Cole Went Platinum With No Features” meme began when his 2014 Forest Hills Drive LP became his first album to go platinum. Since then, all of Cole’s albums — complete with their lack of features — have received platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.
Check out GQ’s cover story on Cole here.