Details For Nas ‘Illmatic’ Deluxe Gold Edition Revealed

By Jay Casteel   /   Published 12/08/12

Get On Down has been released special edition re-releases of classic albums in the last few years, including the acclaimed "Purple Tape" boxset re-release of Raekwon's seminal Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... album, and recently a record-needle styled USB drive of DJ Nu-Mark's Brooklyn Sunlight album.

Just recently, they unveiled details of an upcoming Deluxe Gold Edition of Nas' classic Illmatic debut. A release date was unknown at press time. Head over to GetOnDown.com for updates.

Above is imagery, and below are details of the CD and vinyl sets (via Complex.com):

CD SET
- 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-color, 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 SET
- Vinyl LP packaged with full lyric insert
- 48 page full-color, 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

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