Bad Boy To Reissue Biggie Debut

Sean “P.Diddy” Combs and Bad Boy Records announced today they would release a re-mastered version of Ready To Die, the seminal debut album of the Notorious B.I.G.The release coincides with both the ten-year anniversary of the album’s original release year (1994) and Biggie’s birthday, which was this past Friday, May 21st.The slain rapper would have been 32-years-old.When the rotund rapper was alive, he was one of the premier emcees in hip-hip and his classic debut confirmed it.The album sold over 4 million units and produced three Top 10 Hits, including “Juicy,” “Big Poppa,” and “One More Chance.”The re-issue will also contain two bonus tracks, “Who Shot Ya?” and “Dreams,” which were previously unavailable commercially.In addition, a DVD will be included that features Biggie’s videos, including the long cinematic version of the “Warning,” as well as a never before seen live performance of “Unbelievable” performed at an Atlanta barbecue thrown by OutKast.The re-mastered version of Ready To Die will be available July 13th.

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