RIAA Platinum Album Award for 2Pac album Loyal To The Game. The album was released on November 7, 2004 and by Feb. 15, 2005 was certified Platinum by the RIAA.
The album, produced by Eminem and Afeni Shakur, contained studio material recorded before Tupac Shakir’s untimely death and featured hits "Thugs Get Lonely Too" and "Ghetto Gospel". It debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and sold well in many other world markets.
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- RIAA “serial number bar hologram” Platinum album award with unique white frame
- In Excellent condition
- First presentation award made in 2005
- Presented to artist manager
- Has original backing paper and manufacturer's label
- Known as a "RIAA bar hologram" award with a serial number hologram, they were made from 1998 to present
- Award measures approx. 17" x 21”
- Great collectors item for any 2Pac fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This 2Pac RIAA Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 2005. It is one of the few official RIAA awards made with a white frame. 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 Excellent condition with only very minor mars on the plexiglass.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com