Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (Parental Advisory)


Format: Digital
Label: Rhino/Elektra
Rel. Date: 09/13/2010
UPC: 603497960873

Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version (Parental Advisory)
Artist: Ol' Dirty Bastard
Format: Digital


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''Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version'' is the solo debut album of American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard, released March 28, 1995 on Elektra Records in the United States. It was the second solo album to be released from the nine-member Wu-Tang camp, upon the release of their debut album. ''Return to the 36 Chambers'' was primarily produced by RZA, with additional production from Ol' Dirty Bastard, and affiliates True Master, and 4th Disciple. The album features guest appearances from Wu-Tang members GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Masta Killa, as well as several Wu-Tang affiliates, and Brooklyn Zu.

''Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version'' peaked at number seven on the ''Billboard'' 200 and number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album sold 81,000 copies in its first week, and was certified gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on June 21, 1995. Upon its release, the album received positive reviews from most music critics, with many complimenting Ol' Dirty Bastard's bizarre lyrical delivery, and RZA's eerie production. The album was nominated for a Grammy award at the 1996 Grammy's for Best rap album. Over the years, several music writers and publishers have regarded ''Return to the 36 Chambers'' as one of the greatest albums of the 1990s, as well as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. - Wikipedia