RIAA 4x Multi-Platinum Album Award for 2Pac album R U Still Down? (Remember Me). The album was released on November 25, 1997 and a month later on Dec. 15 was certified 4x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA.
The album contained tracks recorded before Tupac Shakir’s untimely death and featured hits "I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto” and "Do For Love". It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and sold well in many other world markets. See image above for RIAA sales certifications of this album through the years*.
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- RIAA “R hologram” 4x Multi-Platinum album award
- In VG to Excellent condition
- First presentation award made in 1997/early 1998
- Presented to artist manager
- Has original backing paper and manufacturer's label
- Known as a "RIAA R hologram" award, they were made from 1990-97
- Award measures approx. 17" x 21”
- Great collectors item for any 2Pac fan
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Detailed Item Description: This 2Pac RIAA 4x Multi-Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 1997 or early 1998 making it 23-24 years old. It is presented to an artist manager who worked with an array of artists including 2Pac, DJ Quik, Everlast, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, Snoop Dog and others. His signed and notarized letter of provenance will provided with purchase. Provenance letter can be seen in images.
It is all original with unopened backing paper, Dejay Products manufacturer's sticker and all correct components. This award is in VG to Excellent condition with only minor mars on the plexiglas and frame.
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Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA awards like this one: Please do not buy this item if you want a brand new piece of memorabilia. These are historical artifacts from the year they were produced. As a result they may show signs of wear. Frankly, if you see a 20 to 50-year-old award purported to be in 100% perfect condition, it might be too good to be true. After all, an antique should have "good' wear. If not, you might want to question the piece.
As to where they came from, they could have been displayed in record label offices, recording studios, artist manager's offices, radio stations, private collector's homes and yes, of course, possibly the artist's or songwriter's home. Typically, we don't know all the places they may have been over the years other than what we've stated in the description.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com