2 CHAINZ' 'BASED ON A T.R.U. STORY' CERTIFIED GOLD
Based On A T.R.U. Story, the debut album from rapper and Reservoir songwriter 2 Chainz, has been officially certified Gold.
The high marks are no surprise--Based On A T.R.U. Story, or 'B.O.A.T.S.' as it's referred to by fans and Chainz alike, has been a fixture in pop culture's consciousness since its August release. After debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200, B.O.A.T.S. spawned the hit singles "No Lie" featuring Drake, which was certified Platinum in November; "Birthday Song" featuring Kanye West, which is also reportedly certified Gold; and "I'm Different," which recently became the featured song in Adidas' adiColor advertising campaign, starring the former basketball player.
2 Chainz was humbled by the news that his debut effort had hit the 500k sales mark, Tweeting: "I wanna thank God ,my fam, my team, fans, djs, taste makers, bloggers & u for your support! WE GOLD now bebe, BASEDONATRUSTORY(BOATS)"
Ever the over-achiever, Chainz followed up with his goals for the future: "Def. Not content wit GOLD, thankful tho! 500,000 more to go to til PLATINUM!!! u rockn wit me ?"
Download B.O.A.T.S. on iTunes and preview the album's first three singles here: