Raising Hell


Raising Hell is the December Rap & Hip Hop Record of the Month, a new reissue of one of the most important rap albums of all time on neon green vinyl.
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VMP Exclusive Pressing

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Exclusive Features
color Neon Green
foil stamped Yes
Other Features
exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket style Direct-To-Board
jacket type Single
label Sony
mastering engineer Mike Piacentini
mastering studio Battery Studios
pressing location GZ Vinyl
release type Reissue
By the Numbers

1 lp
original release year
33 1/3 rpm
12 inch
vinyl size
180 gram

Rap’s Big Bang, the action that made it the dominant musical force of the 21st Century, was helped along by Steven Tyler putting his mic stand through the wall in the video for “Walk This Way.” The metaphor was big and dumb and direct: the walls between rock stars and rap stars were coming down, and rappers were on the same level as rock ‘n’ rollers known for excess. But that moment doesn’t have the same kind of impact—Run-D.M.C. were immediate stars—if the album it came from wasn’t the first masterpiece rap album in the history of the music, an album so perfect, so aesthetically sharp, that it lead to everything that has come since. The shell toe Adidas sold out, Run and DMC and Jam Master Jay became legends, and Raising Hell became the first platinum rap album ever. 


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Raising Hell
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