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Respect The Classics Reissue Vinyl Albums from JAY Z, 50 Cent, LL Cool J & More

 

JAY Z “IN MY LIFETIME, VOL. 1 (2 LP)” AVAILABLE NOW

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 is Jay-Z’s second studio album. The star studded album features guest appearances by Foxy Brown, Babyface, Blackstreet, Teddy Riley, Too $hort, Lil’ Kim, and Puff Daddy. A majority of the production is handled by beatmakers from Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy label, giving the album a glossier more commercial sound than its predecessor.

 

In celebration of Def Jam’s 30th Anniversary, UMe will be reissuing this classic album back on vinyl for the first time in years.

 

jayz-albumcvrTRACKLISITING

 

1. “Intro/A Million & One Questions/Rhyme No More”

2. “The City Is Mine” (featuring Blackstreet)

3. “I Know What Girls Like” (featuring Lil’ Kim & Puff Daddy)

4. “Imaginary Player”

5. “Streets Is Watching”

6. “Friend or Foe ’98”

7. “Lucky Me”

8. “(Always Be My) Sunshine” (featuring Foxy Brown & Babyface)

9. “Who You Wit II”

10. “Face Off” (featuring Sauce Money)

11. “Real Niggaz” (featuring Too $hort)

12. “Rap Game/Crack Game”

13. “Where I’m From” (featuring Scratches by DJ Premier)

14. “You Must Love Me” (featuring Kelly Price)

 

 

JAY Z “VOL. 2… HARD KNOCK LIFE (2 LP)” AVAILABLE NOW

Jay-Z is one of the most popular and financially successful artists in the world. His success has come from hugely jayz-hardknocklifesuccessful albums like Vol.2…Hard Knock Life, his third studio album. Not only is Vol. 2 Jay-Z’s best-selling album, it also won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 1999. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and also went to #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, marking it the first of nine consecutive chart-topping albums on both charts to date from Jay-Z. Without a doubt this is the album that brought Jay-Z into the mainstream circuit.

TRACKLISTING

 

1. “Intro – Hand It Down” (performed by Memphis Bleek)

2. “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)”

3. “If I Should Die” (featuring Da Ranjahz)

4. “Ride or Die”

5. “Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)” (featuring Amil & Big Jaz)

6. “Money, Cash, Hoes” (featuring DMX)

7. “A Week Ago” (featuring Too $hort)

8. “Coming of Age (Da Sequel)” (featuring Memphis Bleek)

9. “Can I Get A…” (featuring Ja Rule & Amil)

10. “Paper Chase” (featuring Foxy Brown)

11. “Reservoir Dogs” (featuring The LOX, Beanie Sigel & Sauce Money)

12. “It’s Like That” (featuring Kid Capri & Liz Leite)

13. “It’s Alright” (featuring Memphis Bleek)

14. “Money Ain’t a Thang” (featuring Jermaine Dupri)

 

 

JAY Z “VOL. 3… THE LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER (2 LP)” AVAILABLE NOW 

Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter is the fourth studio album from Jay-Z.. It exhibits a return to the street-oriented sound of his first album, Reasonable Doubt. Production for the album was handled by several big name hip hop producers, including Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, K-Rob, DJ Premier, Rockwilder, DJ Clue and Irv Gotti.

 

jayz-life&timesTRACKLISTING

1. “Hova Song (Intro)”

2. “So Ghetto”

3. “Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)” (featuring Beanie Sigel & Amil)

4. “Dope Man” (featuring Serena Altschul)

5. “Things That U Do” (featuring Mariah Carey)

6. “It’s Hot (Some Like It Hot)”

7. “Snoopy Track” (featuring Juvenile)

8. “S. Carter” (featuring Amil)

9. “Pop 4 Roc” (featuring Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek & Amil)

10. “Watch Me” (featuring Dr. Dre)

11. “Big Pimpin'” (featuring UGK)

12. “There’s Been a Murder”

13. “Come and Get Me”

14. “NYMP”

15. “Hova Song (Outro)”

16. “Jigga My Nigga” (hidden bonus track)

17. “Girl’s Best Friend” (hidden bonus track)

“GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN’ (3D LENTICULAR COVER)” AVAILABLE NOW 

50cent-albumcvrGet Rich or Die Tryin’ is the debut studio from 50 Cent. The album featured production from Dr. Dre and Eminem, and featured guest appearances from Eminem and then-newcomers Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, and Tony Yayo of the group G-Unit.

The album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 872,000 copies in its first week. It spawned four singles, including the number 1-hits “In da Club” and “21 Questions”, and the international single “P.I.M.P.” Get Rich or Die Tryin’ had sold 8 million copies in the United States and was certified 6 times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

 

Respect The Classics is proud to reissue this classic album back on vinyl with a special edition 3D lenticular cover that brings the iconic artwork to life.

 

TRACKLISTING

 

1. Intro

2. What Up Gangsta

3. Patiently Waiting

4. Many Men (Wish Death)

5. In Da Club

6. High All The Time

7.Heat

8. If I Can’t

9. Blood Hound

10. Back Down

11. P.I.M.P.

12. Like My Style

13. Poor Lil Rich

14. 21 Questions

15. Don’t Push Me

16. Gotta Make It To Heaven

17. Wanksta

18. U Not Like Me

19. Life’s on the Line

LL COOL J “MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT” AVAILABLE NOW

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WARREN G “REGULATE…G FUNK ERA (20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION)” AVAILABLE NOW

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