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The boxsets are finally shipping – here are some more audio samples of “Original – All Out King” while you wait for yours to arrive…

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This picture was just taken. Yes, sales my christmas tree is still up, for sale and yes I have Roomba robot vacuum, its my best friend besides my dog.

I’ve been dealing with crazzzy legitimate events lately (I got stranded overnite inBangkok Thailand for one thing) which validate the slightly extended wait for this IMG_4563

Initially the shipping was to begin Jan 16th, but it actually started this week, so for those who pre-ordered a while ago, check your mail, they are on the way! Hope the wait was worth it…

In the meantime while you wait, I have released a couple more samples of the mixes here below so you can see whats in store for your ears…

The new mix Original All Out King hits on all aspects of hip hop, from classic underground to the current flavor of the month, because if you only master one thing, you can’t call yourself an all out king

This first sample is a nod to one of the best producers of music that is on that next level , Mr. Kanye West

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And this final sample is for the new generation of the Hip Hop Nation, because the use of sampling in hip hop is part of the cultures DNA, and even today that hasn’t changed…

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For my procrastinators – because I appreciate the lateness, I will be honoring the PRE-ORDER PRICE of $30 bucks plus shipping UNTIL JAN 30th MONDAY.

Original Boxset Pre-Order





There are still juuuuuust a few left, and it will be shipping immediately. PLUS , remember Purchase gets you a chance to Win the Limited Edition Staple X adidas X Neil Armstrong firebird trackjacket

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Unboxing the new 10 Year Anniversary Original Boxset…

A few weeks ago, treat we had a celebration to commemorate the anniversary of my first mixtape . But I couldn’t leave y’all with just that.

I’ve been doing sneakpeaks of the boxset for the last 2 weeks. With the Boxset, shop you get the complete Originals Mixtape seriesOriginal, sovaldi 2 Original, Nonstop, and the BRAND NEW never heard before Original All Out King.

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2 Original –

Nonstop –

All the mixes just by themselves make this boxset super special, but let’s do a quick unboxing to see all the dope extras that make this a must have, shall we…

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First off, you get a gold leaf embossed giftbox to house the whole package…

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Upon Opening you will be greeted with few cool things

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A Complete Booklet with the Tracklistings and Original Covers of all the mixtapes in the boxset…

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Next , to represent the roots of this mixtape, you get an actual mix “TAPE”, – an Official copy of “Original” on its original medium, the cassette. If you one of them retro kids and have a tape player, you can pop this in and hear how the 1st recording of “Original” sounded like. It was remastered in 2004.

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FInally, to show how far times have come since 2001 , we have the mixtapes on their NEW medium – a brushed aluminum branded USB drive

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This USB drive will have the 1st 3 cds in 256 kbps Mp3’s. Each of the 1st 3 cds will be have tracked out AND one long complete Mp3 versions .

The BRAND NEW cd, will come in 320 kbps MP3. For a while, this will be the only way to hear the new mixtape NOW. It won’t be available on cd for a few months.

Below is the Cover and Liner notes of the new cd – “Original – All Out King” …

Original - All Out King Cover

Original - AOK tracklist page

So there you have it. A Boxset that represents the history of a classic Mixtape, from 2001 to 2011 .

It will be available for pre-order … RIGHT NOW.

You can purchase it at http://djneilarmstrong.com/originalalloutking or right here, by clicking the “Buy Now” Button Below.





Shipping begins 1/16/2012 .

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Save the date – 12/14 next wed. the 10 year anniversary of “Original” presented by adidas –

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This is the “save the date” announcement for my NYC dwellers.

Next wednesday we celebrate the 10 Year anniversary of “Original” , hospital presented by my good friends at adidas.

This is who we have coming thru to provide the soundtrack for the nite –

DJ Daddy Dog my crewmate from the 5th platoon days
DJ Total Eclipse – my mentor, viagra member of the X-ecutioners / MOTM season 2
G-bo the Pro mixtape legend who was the original architect of my style…
Rei Double R – mixtape legend who was the original architect of my style…
DJ Spinna – the DJ who inspired “Original”
Questlove – if you don’t know who that is, its ok if you can’t make it out ;)

SAVE THE DATE.

adidas celebrates:
The 10 year Anniversary of “original”

Wednesday Dec 14th 2011
Greenhouse NYC (150 Varick St)
http://www.greenhouseusa.com/
11pm – 3am
FREE WITH RSVP: [email protected] – subject – “rsvp for 10 yr anniversary of original”.

commemorative track jacket by staple design
beer provided by heineken
shouts to Aerial 7 and okayplayer.com

Win a chance for 2 to Come to NYC Dec 14th to celebrate the 10 Yr Anniversary of “Original” courtesy of adidas…

I’ve been hinting at this for a bit here and there of twitter, sick facebook, this blog .

In 2001, I released Original. My very first mixtape, 10 years ago.

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Yeah, thats it up there, made so long ago it actually came out on cassette.

Now ,if you have been following my career, the release of this mixtape proved to be a turning point in my life. Almost everything that I’ve gotten to do, all that I’ve accomplished can be tied to that mixtape. And being that it is the 10 year anniversary of its release – we are gonna be celebrating next week Dec 14th @ Greenhouse in NYC. We are locking in the details – but we have some of the greatest DJ’s coming through to create the soundtrack for the night!

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Now I know I have fans all over the world, but for my peoples in the U.S. you have a chance TODAY AND TOMORROW to win a chance to come out to NYC and party with me courtesy of adidas Originals.

adidas is running a HOLIDAY scavenger hunt – called the Pleasure Hunt. Peep the video below – with Paolo from adidas London telling ya what ya have to do!

Win a VIP trip for two to either NYC to see DJ Neil Armstrong or LA to see Kendrick Lamar by entering online OR visiting your closest participating adidas Originals store* and find the right clues! 5 trips to NYC AND 5 trips to LA will be awarded to one of you lucky adidas fans.

*Participating stores:

SOHO: 136 Wooster Street | New York | NY10012
QUEENS GARDEN: 90-15 Queens Blvd. STE 2061 | Elmhurst | NY 11373
GARDEN STATE PLAZA: 1 Garden State Plaza | Space #1210 | Paramus | NJ 07652
CROSS COUNTRY: 6010 Mall Walk | Space #6010 | Yonkers | NY 10704
ROOSEVELT FIELD: 630 Old Country Space #1112 Garden City | NY 11530
STATEN ISLAND: 2655 Richmond Ave Space #1060 | Staten Island | NY 10314
NEWPORT MALL: 30 Mall Drive West | Space #A49B | Jersey City | NJ 07310
WILLOWBROOK: 1400 Willowbrook Mall | Space #1465 | Wayne NJ 07470
BRIDGEWATERS COMMONS: 400 Commons Way | Space #2235 | Bridgewater | NJ 08807
GEORGETOWN: 1251 Wisconsin Ave NW |Georgetown | DC 20007
CHICAGO: 923 North Rush Street | Chicago | IL 60611
ATLANTA: (Lenox Square) 3393 Peachtree Street NE | Atlanta GA 30326
PHILADELPHIA: 436 South Street | Philadelphia | PA 19147
MELROSE: 8009 Melrose Ave | Los Angeles | CA 90046
BERKELEY: 2333 Telegraph Ave | Berkeley | CA 94704
SOUTH COAST PLAZA: 3333 Bear Street | Costa Mesa | CA 92626

So my folk in NYC, DC, CHICAGO, ATL, PHILLY, LA and SF, head over here to this link –Pleasure Hunt, or HEAD to one of the Stores above to enter!

Here is some important fine print y’all need to see –

Prize: FIVE (5) NEW YORK TRIP GRAND PRIZES: A trip for two (2) to the DJ Neil Armstrong event in New York, NY on December 14, 2011. Trip package includes round trip coach class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to New York, NY; two (2) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); ground transportation between the hotel and airport, and between the hotel and the event; two (2) tickets to the DJ Neil Armstrong event on December 14, 2011 (seating determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Winner must travel on December 13, 2011 and return on December 15, 2011 or prize will be forfeited. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $4,500. FIVE (5) LOS ANGELES TRIP GRAND PRIZES: A trip for two (2) to the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” event in Los Angeles, CA on December 15, 2011. Trip package includes round trip coach class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Los Angeles, CA; two (2) nights’ accommodation at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); ground transportation between the hotel and airport, and between the hotel and the event; and two (2) tickets to the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” on December 15, 2011 (seating determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Winner must travel on December 14, 2011 and return on December 16, 2011 or prize will be forfeited. ARV: $4,500.

For All Prizes: Travel must be roundtrip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Unless child of winner (thirteen (13) years of age or older), travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if the DJ Neil Armstrong event, or the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” event are delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period for each trip prize. Total ARV of all Prizes: $45,000.