Jaden Smith’s ‘Icon’ Goes Gold
The Recording Trade Affiliation of The united states awarded Smith with a gold certification after his SYRE single moved 500,000 units. Roc Nation President Benny Pough and President of A&R Tyran “TyTy” Smith offered Smith with the award.
“I’m so satisfied that you guys permit me to be simply me and provides that to the sector,” stated Jaden. “That’s all I ever sought after to do.”
Following the presentation, Jaden celebrated at the crimson carpet at Monday’s Met Gala. He confirmed as much as type’s giant night time along with his gold plaque in hand.
Right through a up to date talk over with to “The This night Display,” Smith printed that “Icon” virtually didn’t get launched as a unmarried. “That wasn’t intended to be the only,” he defined. “I did a complete manufacturing for an entire ‘nother video that was once intended to be the video. Remaining 2d, we were given the edit again and so they had been like, ‘We will’t even see your face rapping. We didn’t shoot it accurately. It might probably’t pop out.’”
In February, Jaden’s well-known father Will Smith celebrated his son’s 100 million streams by making his personal model of the video. Large Willie’s parody wound up going viral.
Last year, Jaden dropped his debut SYRE. Now, he’s prepping the follow-up ERYS, which is predicted this year.