Universal Music Group has announced that they will re-master and re-issue many classic albums in vinyl as part of their Respect The Classics campaign.

According to UMG’s press release, their goal is to “spotlight iconic, genre-defining albums” from the back catalogs of Def Jam, Interscope, Priority and Virgin Records starting with DMX’s It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot and Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood, both of which will be re-released on October 22nd.

Other classic albums that will be re-issued include 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin‘, Eminem’s The Slim Shady LP, Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak, Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter and many more.

View the list of album’s that will be re-mastered and re-issued in vinyl as part of UMG’s Respect The Classics Campaign below.

DMX — It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot
October 22nd
DMX — Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood
October 22nd
50 Cent — Get Rich or Die Tryin’
November 12th
Slick Rick — The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
November 12th
Public Enemy — It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back
November 12th
Eminem — The Slim Shady LP
TBA
Lil’ Wayne — Tha Carter
TBA
Kanye West — 808s and Heartbreak
TBA
Common — Like Water For Chocolate
TBA
N.E.R.D. — In Search Of (2xLP)
TBA
2Pac — Greatest Hits
TBA
D12 — Devils Night
TBA
D12 — D12 World
TBA