Striking gold! Popcaan gets RIAA certification for 500K copies sold

Popcaan has been rewarded for his hard work in the music industry after earning his first RIAA gold certification.

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Dancehall artiste Popcaan

The certification is for the track I Know There’s Gonna Be (GOOD TIMES) by Jamie XX, which features the vocal talent of the OVO signee and hip-hop star Young Thug. The song was officially released in 2015 and was a part of the album In Colour.

The track was certified gold for combined sales and streaming data of over half a million units in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America on March 3

It is also featured on soundtrack for the popular video games NBA Live 16 and NBA 2K17. The official music video has received over 19 million views on the streaming platform YouTube.

Popcaan is one of the most-sought after collaborative artistes in dancehall, recently recording with top-selling group Maroon 5 and rapper Dave East.