Raekwon's still stunning solo debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... or The Purple Tape (whichever you prefer) gets the deluxe treatment from the good peoples at Get On Down who have pulled out all the stops to commemorate the 17th year anniversary of one of the most beloved hip-hop albums of all time. Wait 'til you see and read what they've done...
The vital stats are as follows:
· The set, which weighs 4 pounds, is housed in a premium, glass-top, “piano lacquer,” 4-inch-tall black display case with gold-colored hardware, embossed white-on-black Raekwon logo and “The Purple Tape” placard on front
· Cassette only: actual Purple Tape (with full audio from original album), with multi-panel “J-card” fold-out featuring original cassette artwork
· 32-page, hard-cover liner notes book, including text by Brian Coleman (featuring an in-depth interview with and track-by-track reminisces by Raekwon); artwork from original Only Built 4 Cuban Linx album; and reprinted graphics from original Loud/RCA promotional singles
· Premium, glossy 24” x 24” promotional poster (from original Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 1995 Loud/RCA campaign)
· Only Built 4 Cuban Linx sticker
· Limited edition: only 1,000 copies worldwide
This box set is priced at $45. Cop it ONLY at Get On Down. And stay tuned for more coverage of this very special release here on egotripland...