A Tribe Called Quest is Dropping an Awesome ‘The Low End Theory’ 30th Anniversary Boxset MUSIC - 2 WEEKS AGO
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Photo Credit: HHV To commemorate the 30th anniversary of The Low End Theory, A Tribe Called Quest and Get On Down have re-released an exclusive boxset. A Tribe Called Quest has teamed with Get On Down to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their 1991 LP The Low End Theory. In the second run of a limited edition boxset, the full album presented on 8 small hole uniquely colored 7″ records with 2 bonus tracks. Also in the boxset are five 7-inch records placed in sleeves that form the album’s iconic cover with three replicas of original 12-inch singles originally released in 1991.
The 7-inch collection is contained in a deluxe, fabric-wrapped 45 singles carrying case, with 360-degree original album art and custom inner wrapped ATCQ logo graphics and group photo. For ATCQ fans that prefer rave vibes, Get On Down has also dropped a special, glow-in-the-dark edition of the album boxset.
“Originally released 31 years ago on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest’s second studio album is regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time,” reads the boxset’s descriptor. “From “Check The Rhime” to the posse cut “Scenario,” the trio of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad deliver jazzy hip-hop beats and rhymes like butter.
Earlier this year, The Low End Theory was archived in the Library of Congress, along with Wu-Tang Clan’s 1993 debut Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).
“A Tribe Called Quest’s 1991 album, ‘The Low End Theory’ was the group’s second studio release and came to be seen as a definitive fusion of jazz and rap with its distinctive sound,” read a press release from the Library of Congress.
Preorder The Low End Theory 30th anniversary boxset here:
2ND RUN - THE LOW END THEORY 30TH ANNIVERSARY 7" COLLECTION (BOX SET)
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
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Limited Edition Get On Down Exclusive
Originally released 31 years ago on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest's second studio album is regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. From Check The Rhime to the posse cut Scenario, the trio of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad deliver jazzy hip-hop beats and rhymes like butter. To commemorate the 30 year anniversary Get On Down is proud to present this exclusive limited-edition 7-inch box set.
Limited Edition Box Set Includes:
-The full album is presented on 8 small hole uniquely colored 7" records with 2 bonus tracks.
-Five of the 7-inch records are housed in custom picture sleeves that form the iconic album cover along with 3 replicas of the original 12-inch singles that were released.
-The 7" collection is housed in a deluxe, fabric-wrapped 45 singles carrying case, with 360-degree original album art and custom inner wrapped ATCQ logo graphics and group photo.
Tracklist and colorway description:
DISC 1 - 7" - Side A - Excursions Side B - Buggin' Out
(split red and green transparent)
DISC 2 - 7" - Side A - Rap Promoter Side B - Butter
(green galaxy effect)
DISC 3 - 7" - Side A - Verses from the Abstract Side B - Show Business
(red galaxy effect)
DISC 4 - 7" - Side A - Vibes and Stuff Side B - Infamous Date Rape
(red, green & black splatter on clear)
DISC 5 - 7" - Side A - Check the Rhime Side B - Everything Is Fair
(glow-in-the-dark with green splatter)
DISC 6 - 7" - Side A - Jazz (We've Got) Side B - Jazz (We've Got) (Re-Recording)
(yellow and blue splatter on clear)
DISC 7 - 7" - Side A - Skypager Side B - What?
(red and neon green swirl)
DISC 8 - 7" - Side A - Scenario Side B - Scenario (Remix)