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Outkast’s ‘Aquemini 25th Anniversary Edition’ & ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below 20th Anniversary Edition’ On Limited Vinyl





Continuing the celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary, Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and Certified will release Outkast’s Aquemini 25TH Anniversary Edition and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below 20TH Anniversary Edition in partnership with Get On Down. Both classic albums will be exclusively available on limited-edition collector’s vinyl in various configurations and are now available for pre-order HERE.

Limited to just 2,000 copies, Aquemini 25TH Anniversary Multi-Colored Edition is pressed on three unique colored LPs (gold galaxy, cloudy magenta, & cloudy green). It will be housed in a gold foil stamped jacket with a printed lyrics insert, printed inner sleeves, and commemorative OBI. The vinyl will ship in late October. The full Aquemini album will also be released digitally in both Dolby Atmos and 360RA.

For the 20th Anniversary of Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, Get On Down Sony’s Certified is reissuing a limited edition of Outkast’s epic fifth studio album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below pressed on Double “Platinum Chain” and Double “Pearl” colored vinyl packaged in a gatefold jacket. The vinyl will ship at the end of November. As of today, classics off the record “GhettoMusick,” “Unhappy,” “She Lives In My Lap” (feat. Rosario Dawson), and “Roses” are available in Dolby Atmos and 360RA. In celebration of the album reaching its 13x Platinum milestone, Certified is giving one lucky fan a chance to win a certified custom plaque. Enter to win HERE.

Outkast has also just uncovered a brand new animated music video for “SpottieOttieDopaliscious.” Watch HERE. An epic 25 years in the making, the visual unfolds as a feast of seventies-inspired funk style, stoned psychedelic space meandering, and inimitable Afrofuturism directed by OK Motion Club. The clip follows its main character through an otherworldly nightlife “fever dream” where even the smallest move makes a big difference on the board…

Vinyl Me, Please is also offering a bundle which features Outkast’s Southernplaya… and Stankonia, VMP’s June 2019 Hip-Hop and October 2020 Essentials Record of the Month, respectively, available HERE for purchase.

The South certainly had something to say when Aquemini arrived back on September 29th, 1998. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, while “Rosa Parks” notched a GRAMMY® Award nomination in the category of “Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.” Rolling Stone plugged it at #49 on its coveted “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” in addition to #11 on the “100 Best Albums of the 90s. NPR summed up its impact best by offering “Aquemini was just the lead-up in terms of what Outkast was capable of becoming.”

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, released on September 23rd, 2003, also included historic singles. Both “Hey Ya!” and “The Way You Move” captured #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while the album itself debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It received a rare Diamond-certification from the RIAA and took home “Album of the Year, “Best Rap Album, and “Best Urban/Alternative Performance” for “Hey Ya!” at the GRAMMY® Awards.

Lastly, Outkast released an HD version of their music video for “Rosa Parks” today (watch HERE) and last week, “The Way You Move” received the HD treatment as well (watch HERE).

Stay tuned for more news and announcements coming soon from SME & Certified.

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About Certified

Certified is dedicated to the history and influence of R&B and Hip-Hop, music that continues to shape the culture. With exclusive access to Sony Music Entertainment’s (SME) archives, Certified provides access to rare and unreleased albums, singles, remixes, photos and video footage from iconic SME labels like Jive, Loud, Ruffhouse, J Records, Arista, LaFace, So So Def, Profile, RCA Records, Epic, and Columbia—all to help tell the stories of undisputed classics of Hip-Hop and R&B.


About Get On Down

Founded in 2010 Get On Down has reissued classic Hip-Hop albums spanning the 80s, 90s and 2000s on vinyl, CD, cassette, 7-inch, and as deluxe box sets and limited edition bundles celebrating landmark releases. Get On Down continues to support Hip-Hop culture by releasing and distributing albums by independent Hip-Hop artists and producers from the East Coast to the West Coast and Down South. More recently Get On Down has added funk, soul, and jazz albums that were integral to the foundations of Hip-Hop. Visit and follow on IG @shopgetondown to get new Hip-Hop releases and limited edition reissues.

About Vinyl Me, Please
VMP (Vinyl Me, Please) is the leading online record company pressing the highest-quality, exclusive vinyl records since 2013. Impassioned by the artful craft of vinyl pressing and the impact of stories told through great albums, VMP champions the culture and history of music through its hand-pressed albums and expertly curated anthology sets. VMP also helps create deeper connections and new explorations within music with its Records of the Month Club, offering members an exclusive record curated by experts from one of five categories each month. With its own audiophile-grade pressing plant opening soon in Denver, VMP is dedicated to upholding the integrity of music by telling the stories behind each record, crafting unique album art, and producing immersive audio experiences that bridge the gap between artists and music lovers. For more information visit