Interscope offers Kendrick Lamar limited edition vinyl LP for $2,500

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Interscope Records announces that only 100 copies of a $2,500 Kendrick Lamar limited edition vinyl LP are available for purchase.

Interscope Records has released a limited edition 2015 vinyl LP of Kendrick Lamar’s project. Pimp a butterfly, in collaboration with Gucci, of which only 100 pieces are available. The album is signed by artist Lauren Halsey and features Gucci custom packaging featuring a 11.5″ x 11.5″ gallery quality Giclée of Halsey attached to a brown custom-dyed linen vinyl jacket.

The limited edition vinyl retails for $2,500. Each comes with a large format Music-Inspired Artists: Interscope Reimagined Catalog. Vinyl starts shipping on Thursday May 11th.

The album is part of Interscope’s limited vinyl series. Interscope reimagined, along with curated social marketplace NTWRK to celebrate the label’s 30th anniversary. Interscope and NTWRK will donate all profits Interscope rethought to the Iovine and Young Foundation in South Los Angeles.

The Interscope rethought relay a message Includes albums and songs from Interscope artists such as 2Pac, 6lack, Dr. Dre, Eminem, NERD and more, with new artwork from visual artists like Amaoko Boafo, KAWS and Kehinde Wiley.

Kendrick Lamar’s Big Steppers Tour, which grossed over $100 million, surpassed Drake’s previous tour record as the highest-grossing tour by a rapper as a headliner. The tour has grossed $110.9 million from 929,000 tickets across 73 shows and will begin in July 2022 following the release of Kendrick’s fifth album. Mr. Morale & The Big Steppersand ends in September.

Recently, Kendrick Lamar was named this year’s Met Gala “Ambassadors and Friends of the House” along with legendary model Naomi Campbell, actress Margaret Qualley and K-pop star Jennie Kim. This year’s event honored the late designer and former creative director at Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld.

Kendrick Lamar will be appearing at several music festivals this year, including Chicago’s Lollapalooza and San Francisco’s Outside Lands.