Ol’ Dirty Bastard became a hip hop legend as apart of the iconic Wu Tang Clan. Twenty-five years after it came out, Return to the 36 Chambers was officially certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on March 26, 2020. ODB’s Hip Hop classic previously earned Gold certification on June 21, 1995.
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is the solo debut album of Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard. The Grammy-nominated project was released on March 28, 1995, via Elektra Records.
The estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Rhino Entertainment celebrate the album with a special remastered 43-track deluxe edition of Return to the 36 Chambers release. The 25th Anniversary reissue includes the original LP, instrumentals, B-sides, remixes, and “stripped versions” of “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” and “Brooklyn Zoo.”