Manufacturer: Tuff Gong
Originally released in 1984, Bob Marley's LEGEND illustrates the remarkable life and recording career of one of reggae music's most important figures. This iconic collection not only serves as the perfect introduction to the music of Bob Marley, it has become an essential part in every Marley collection. It remains the world's best-selling reggae album and continues to be one of the best-selling catalog albums, exceeding 15 copies in the U.S. alone and over 27 million worldwide. PACKAGINGThe stunning tri-color vinyl (red green gold) is packaged as a double gatefold LP, allowing for a higher fidelity sound quality that is closer to the original source.The inner sleeve includes forewards written by Sir Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and liner notes by author of the book Marley, Christopher Farley.
The Slim Shady LP is the second studio album and first commercial release from the American rapper Eminem. It was released on February 23, 1999, under Interscope Records and Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment. Recorded in Ferndale, Michigan following Eminem's recruitment by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, the album features production from Dr. Dre, the Bass Brothers, and Eminem himself. The majority of the record's lyrical content is written from the perspective of the rapper's alter ego Slim Shady, whom the rapper created on Slim Shady EP (1997). The lyrics are noted for their over-the-top depictions of violence and heavy use of profanity. The album was met with both critical and commercial success; critics praised Eminem for his unique lyrical style, and the record debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart behind TLC's FanMail with 283, 000 copies sold in its opening week. The first official single, "My Name Is", peaked at number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Slim Shady LP went on to be certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The record won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, and in 2003, the album was ranked number 273 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The Slim Shady LP turned Eminem from an unknown rapper into a high-profile celebrity. Interscope Records awarded him with his own record label, Shady Records, and he embarked on an extensive touring schedule to promote the album. In the summer of 1999, the rapper frequently performed on the Vans Warped Tour and in hip-hop clubs. He also became a highly controversial figure due to his lyrical content, which some perceived to be misogynistic and a negative influence on American youth. The rapper was also sued multiple times following the release of the album for reasons including slander and unauthorized sampling
Explicit Version. 2008 Vinyl pressing of the Marshall Mathers LP is the second commercial and third overall studio album released by US Rapper Eminem, released in 2000. Widely seen as his magnum opus, the album sold over 1.76 million copies in its first week, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest selling Rap album ever. It went on to sell over 21 million copies worldwide, earning critical acclaim, as well as considerable controversy and protest from groups such as GLAAD for its homophobic and violent lyrics.18 tracks.
LP Details: Gold Embossed Gator Skin Deluxe Box Set, 180-Gram Double Vinyl, Custom Gator Textured LP Dust Sleeves, Nineteen 12 x 12 Art Inserts, Art Inserts Designed By 13 Unique Collaborators / Visual Artists, Collectable Sharkface Download Card, Download Card & LP Include The Full Album Plus 3 Bonus Tracks.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' is the critically and commercially acclaimed solo album by female Fugee Lauryn Hill. Originally released on August 25th , 1998, it has been widely praised for its seamless fusion of R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, and Neo Soul. The songs vary in style, but make for a cohesive album. In 1999, the album garnered no less than 10 (!) Grammy nominations at the 41st Grammy Awards. When Hill won 5 Grammies that night, this achievement made her the first female to receive that many in one night. The album includes collaborations with soul singer D'Angelo on ''Nothing Even Matters''; guitarist Carlos Santana on ''To Zion''; singer Mary J. Blige on ''I Used to Love Him'' and well as then little-known John Legend playing the piano on ''Everything is Everything''. Although Wyclef Jean offered his production skill for the album, Hill declined his input and took the chance of standing on her own 2 feet, without fellow Fugees Wyclef & Pras. Over 10 years after its original release Hill's debut solo album has proven to stand the test of time easily. For your listening pleasure, we present the 16-track album on 180 grams audiophile vinyl. Tracklisting: A1 Intro 00:47 A2 Lost Ones 04:23 A3 Ex-Factor 05:27 A4 To Zion 04:33 A5 Doo Wop (That Thing) 04:01 B1 Superstar 04:57 B2 Final Hour 04:16 B3 When It Hurts So Bad 05:42 B4 I Used To Love Him 05:39 C1 Forgive Them Father 05:15 C2 Every Ghetto, Every City 05:14 C3 Nothing Even Matters 05:50 D1 Everything Is Everything 04:57 D2 The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill 03:55 D3 Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You 04:29 D4 Tell Him 04:40
Manufacturer: Roc A Fella
Special edition double vinyl LP. The week this debut album came out, Kanye's name was all over the Top 20s for his hit singles "Through the Wire," "Jesus Walks," "All Falls Down" and "Slow Jamz." What's even more remarkable is that this breakthrough came during his recovery from a car wreck that nearly took his life-the song "Through the Wire" is about the accident, and was recorded two weeks after he was in the hospital, with his jaw still wired shut. He's hailed the event as both the worst thing that could've happened to him, and the best. The record sold 441,000 copies in its very first week and has been named both by "Time" and "Rolling Stone" as one of the greatest albums of all time. Guest appearances here include Jay-Z, John Legend, Ervin "EP" Pope, Miri Ben-Ari, Syleena Johnson and Jamie Foxx
Manufacturer: Death Row Records
No Description Available.Genre: Rap, Hip-HopMedia Format: Compact DiskRating: PARelease Date: 29-MAR-2005 Simultaneously serving as both endless fodder for intellectual debates and the album most likely to be blaring out of the adjacent car's window, All Eyez on Me is a phenomenon that packs a wallop with every listen. Unquestionably the most nihilistic album to top the Billboard charts--and it's doubtful that any will match it--Eyez also manages to dish out the good-times dance tunes and still flow seamlessly. Recording commenced within hours of Tupac Shakur's release from prison, and a year's worth of pent-up ideas are unleashed with a fury akin to lifting the lid on a box of plutonium. The line between high art and insufferable reality, possibilities and self-destruction, has never been so blurred. Eyez is a landmark achievement that is unlikely to be topped by any heir apparent to the hip-hop crown. --Gregg Turkington