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Take a trip down memory lane with Nas ‘Illmatic’ Deluxe Edition Boxset

December 11th, 2012 | by Seán J. Grannum
Take a trip down memory lane with Nas ‘Illmatic’ Deluxe Edition Boxset
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Get On Down has been making headlines as of late for producing top-quality exclusive music boxsets, and their latest release will once again be invaluable for fans. Following exceptional releases including the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Deluxe Purple Tape Box and Liquid Swords Chess Box, the record company has detailed the upcoming release of the Illmatic Deluxe Edition Box Set – and as one of the most influential albums of all time, the company has made sure to go all out for it.

The limited-edition boxset will come in CD and vinyl flavours, and will include a number of special items. The CD set includes:

– 24k Audiophile Gold Disc CD with re-mastered audio, housed in a “Cherrywood Trophy Box” with gold plaque.
– Black 2-piece outer box with original ‘Nas’ promotional sticker exclusive to Get on Down.com Orders.
– 48 page full-colour, hard cover liner notes book including extended artwork, full album lyrics and liner notes from The Source founder Jon Shecter.
– A reproduction of the original 1994 Illmatic press release.
– Two 8 x10 glossy promo photo’s used in the Illmatic campaign.
– Rare 1994 promotional poster with full album lyrics printed on the back.

Vinyl fans will receive a similar package, albeit missing a few items, a the Vinyl Package includes:

– Vinyl LP packaged with full lyric insert
– 48 page full-colour, hard cover liner notes book including extended artwork, full album lyrics and liner notes from The Source founder Jon Shecter.
– A reproduction of the original 1994 Illmatic press release
– Two 8 x10 glossy promo photo’s used in the Illmatic campaign
– Rare 1994 promotional poster with full album lyrics printed on the back

You can see more pictures of the set below and if you’re looking to purchase it, priced $49.94, head over to Get On Down.