Notorious BIG - Ready To Die (September '17 ROTM)

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  1. thestorfer

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    • 2LP, Red with White/Black Splatter + White with Red/Black Splatter Vinyl
    • 'Baby’ Cover w/ Red Metallic Foil + Embossed Text
    • Mastered for Vinyl
    • Deluxe wide-spine single pocket jacket
    • 12x12 Art Print by Bráulio Amado
    Liner Notes by Jeff Weiss: http://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/ready-die-liner-notes/
    About the baby on the cover: http://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/ready-die-cover/
    How Ready to Die tells rap history: http://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/how-ready-die-tells-rap-history/
    A mix show featuring samples from Ready to Die: http://www.vinylmeplease.com/magazine/ready-die-radio-show/
    A podcast explaining why we chose it: https://soundcloud.com/user-570276375
     
  2. dbarila

    dbarila Well-Known Member

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    Looks so nice!
     
  3. TheFritz

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    So, no restored samples?
     
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  4. cjschaefer

    cjschaefer Administrator Staff Member

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    We mastered it for vinyl at Alchemy UK and it sounds incredible
     
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  5. The_Stoned_Ape

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    Are the samples restored? Beautiful package.
     
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    cjschaefer Administrator Staff Member

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    no one has said that :)
     
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    cjschaefer Administrator Staff Member

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    we used the masters approved by the label and my gut says you will be pleasantly surprised
     
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    notgabewhite Well-Known Member

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    This really is the best year for VMP
     
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  9. Cuadra

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    Very very excited for this album!
     
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    Does it come with a pair of Biggie socks?
     
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    Holy crap, this is beautiful. I know Gorillaz and Fiona we're big albums for you guys but imho this one blows both of those out of the water.
     
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    So...I can take that as a, "Yes this is the original '94 release"?
     
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    They list all the samples in the stax of wax article so I'm guessing they are all there!
     
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    This is a stickying pudding homerun. Great work VMP
     
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    Beyond pumped...."The What" is one of my all time favorite hip hop tracks....
     
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    Stoked about this ROTM. Nice job VMP.
     
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    Looks great, well done VMP.
     
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    Not that I was planning on swapping (Machine Gun Funk on vinyl was a must no matter what) but I gotta say I wasn't super excited about about this until I saw it. The colorway and packaging look better than the last two months by a mile and I'm actually pretty stoked to get it.

    Responses on whether it's the original 94 release or not are cagey so far but it's looking like...maybe? or not?
     
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    This is absolutely legit. If I hadn't already gotten Gorillaz, this would be the biggest aoty so far for me. But even then it's about the same level. What a grab.
     
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