Thursday, January 27, 2022

Universal Music Reveals Vinyl Re-Issues Of Albums From 50 Cent, Eminem, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Tupac & Others

808s and heartbreak

Universal Music recently announced that they plan on re-master and re-issue many of their ‘classic’ albums in their Hip-Hop catalog from their imprints Def Jam, Interscope, Priority and Virgin Records imprints. Re-Releases are coming from DMX (featuring a gold 2xLP & a clear with splattered ‘blood’ on the other 2xLP), 50 Cent, Slick Rick, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, N*E*R*D*, Eminem, Public Enemy, D12, Common, and most importantly, Tupac. I see about three albums on this re-release that I’m extremely interested in picking up, so Universal already has a customer in me.

DMX — It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot (2xLP, gold vinyl)
October 22nd

DMX — Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood (2xLP, clear with blood-splattered)
October 22nd

50 Cent — Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2xLP, platinum vinyl)
November 12th

Slick Rick — The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
November 12th

Public Enemy — It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back
November 12th

Eminem — The Slim Shady LP
TBD

Lil’ Wayne — Tha Carter
TBD

Kanye West — 808s and Heartbreak
TBD

Common — Like Water For Chocolate
TBD

N.E.R.D. — In Search Of (2xLP)
TBD

2Pac — Greatest Hits
TBD

D12 — Devils Night
TBD

D12 — D12 World
No Release Date Yet

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