Arguably the most defining hip-hop album of the '90s,Nas' 1994 debut, Illmatic is set to receive the deluxe reissue treatment from Get On Down. This essential reissue comes in lavish premium packaging; an extended-length cherry-wood box with a 48-page hard-cover book including liner notes, photos, lyrics,reproductions of the art from all 12 inches released from the record and more. This is one set you don't want to sleep on.
Nas Illmatic Deluxe "Gold Edition" CD features:
* "24k Audiophile Gold Disc" CD with re-mastered audio and actual
24-karat gold embedded in the CD, housed in a
"Cherrywood Trophy Box" with gold plaque
* 48-page full-color, hard-cover liner notes book including
extended artwork, full album lyrics and liner notes
from The Source founder Jon Schecter
* Black 2-piece outer box with 1994 "Nas"
red-on-white logo sticker [GetOnDown.com Exclusive!]
* Reproduction of 1994 Illmatic press release, with two
8 x 10 glossy promo photos from Illmatic
PR campaign [GetOnDown.com Exclusive!]
* Rare 1994 promotional poster with full album
lyrics printed on back [GetOnDown.com Exclusive!],Boxset will be available to the public on their site on monday. Peep images after the jump.........