RIAA Platinum Album Award for Snoop Dogg album No Limit Top Dogg. The album was released on May 11, 1999 and by Oct. 13, 1999 was certified Platinum by the RIAA.
The album, on which Snoop returned to working with Dr. Dre as producer after leaving the Death Row Records rotter, contained singles "G Bedtime Stories", "Bitch Please”, and “Down For My N’s”. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts.
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- RIAA “serial number bar hologram” Platinum album award
- In VG to Excellent condition
- First presentation award made in 1999
- 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 Snoop Dogg fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This Snoop Dogg RIAA Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 1999. It is presented to an artist manager who worked with an array of artists including Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, DJ Quik, Everlast, Jadakiss, Jay-Z 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. Interesting dead wax engraved message reading "Thug Lifestyles" (see image). This award is in VG to Excellent condition with only minor mars on the plexiglass and frame.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com