Nas has teamed up with Get On Down to re-release his classic 1994 debut album, Illmatic in the form deluxe gold box set.
As reported by Complex, the Illmatic re-issue will be released as a CD box set as well as a vinyl packaging set.
The CD set will include a 24k Audiophile Gold Disc CD with re-mastered audio, housed in a “Cherrywood Trophy Box” with gold plaque, a 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, and a rare 1994 promotional poster with full album lyrics printed on the back.
The vinyl set will include the same items as the CD set, but will come with a vinyl record instead of the gold CD.
The Illmatic gold deluxe box set is slated to be released on December 9th, and can be purchased on the Get On Down site [here].