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Forgot to cop Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ when it dropped? The Slim Shady LP? It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot? Don’t worry, you have another chance. Universal Music has just announced a new campaign to allow you to do just that. Respect The Classics will begin October 22nd and marks the beginning of another opportunity to grab a copy of some of your favorite hip-hop classics, maybe even let these young kids listen to some of the albums we grew up with.

DMX’s It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot will be re-mastered and re-released on October 22nd and will be followed up by a handful of other albums from Tupac, Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne, and more. 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ will receive a special 10-year anniversary platinum vinyl edition for you to purchase. Universal’s goal through all of this is to “spotlight iconic, genre-defining albums”. Take a look at the other albums that will be re-released:

October 22nd
DMX — It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot & Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood

November 12th
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

TBD:
Eminem — The Slim Shady LP
Lil’ Wayne — Tha Carter
Kanye West — 808′s & Heartbreak
Common — Like Water For Chocolate
N.E.R.D. — In Search Of…
2Pac — Greatest Hits
D12 — Devils Night & D12 World

Via ONSMASH.

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