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In Tha Beginning... There Was Rap (Japanese pressing)

CD (Item 927612) Priority/Virgin (Japan), 1997 — Condition: Used
$7.99 ...

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Includes 12 tracks from the Wu-Tang Clan, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Master P, Snoop Doggy Dog, Tha Dogg Pound, Cypress Hill, Too $hort and more.  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print, includes obi. Tray card has a small Japanese promo sticker.)

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When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


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