How to Win Nearly Every Hip-Hop Record Pressed by VMP

On October 1st 2021 » By VMP Staff

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To celebrate our 50th Hip-Hop Record of the Month this October — Three 6 Mafia’s When the Smoke Clears: Sixty 6, Sixty 1 — we’re inviting members and non-members to participate in a referral contest that will give away all in-stock Hip-Hop records that VMP has pressed. Read below to find out all the details! And, click here to enter with a referral.

Kicking off with Noname’s sensational debut, Telefone, in 2017 — which makes it onto the top 10 lists of the most expensive and most valuable VMP records, according to Discogs — our Hip-Hop Track has seen us through contemporary breakouts and numerous classics in the genre. To celebrate our 50th record in the Track, we’re giving members and non-members a chance to win every in-stock Hip-Hop record.

How to Enter

Refer a friend to VMP and give them $10 off on their first store order of $50 or more! With each successful referral (referred purchase is completed) you will earn 1 entry into the contest and receive $10 in store credit. There is no limit to the number of referrals and entries you complete for the contest. The more referrals you complete, the more chances you have to win! The contest is open to members and non-members located in the U.S. Non-member? You can create a free account with us to enter.

You can refer a friend here. Check back on that page when logged in to review the status of your referrals!

The grand-prize winner will receive every Hip-Hop record we have available. Second prize winner will receive a five-record Hip-Hop bundle and third prize will receive a three-record bundle. Winners will be selected at random and announced on Instagram Stories on Friday, October 29.

Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES. VOID IN RHODE ISLAND, US MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES, ALL US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

SPONSOR: These sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) are sponsored by Offbeat Ventures, LLC, located at PO BOX 300099, Denver, CO 80203 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes are not sponsored in any way by Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or any parent, affiliated, and subsidiary companies of those entities.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is offered only to legal United States residents in the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (each an “Eligible Entrant”). Any individual who has, within the past six (6) months, held employment with or performed services for Sponsor, or any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win (collectively “Released Parties”) and their family members and persons living in the same households of such individuals are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes shall start at 10:00 AM (all times Mountain Time) on Friday, October 1 and end at 11:59 PM on Friday, October 22 (the “Promotion Period”). All entries must be received during the Promotion Period to be eligible to win the Prize (defined below).

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: You can enter the Sweepstakes by completing a successful referral using the Refer-A-Friend page on VMP’s website: https://www.vinylmeplease.com/pages/refer-a-friend-hip-hop or by mailing the Sponsor at [ 3000 Lawrence St #28 Denver, CO 80205, Attention: 50 Hip-Hop Sweepstakes]

SUBMISSIONS. Any information submitted in connection with your entry must meet the following criteria: (a) it must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, unreasonably dangerous to people or property, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Sweepstakes; (b) it must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws; and (c) it cannot contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party’s publicity, privacy or intellectual property rights.

PRIZE. Sponsor shall award three prizes (the “Prize”) for the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize consists of all past VMP Hip-Hop Records of the Month available, valued at $1,870.00 (not including shipping). The Second Prize consists of a 5 record bundle of VMP Hip-Hop Records of the Month. The Third Prize consists of a 3 record bundle of VMP Hip-Hop Records of the Month. Featured Hip-Hop Records of the Month (by catalog number): 3, 8, 10-16, 18-50 (42 total)

APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV) AND ODDS OF WINNING: The ARV for the Prize is one thousand eight-hundred and seventy dollars. If you have questions regarding any component of the Prize, please contact Sponsor at info@vinylmeplease.com. The odds of winning the Sweepstakes will depend on the number of entries submitted. Each entry shall be equally weighted and have the same chance of winning.

RANDOM SWEEPSTAKES DRAWINGS: After the end of the Promotion Period, Sponsor shall randomly draw one (3) potential winners from all eligible entries for the Sweepstakes. If your entry is drawn, you will be deemed a potential winner of a Prize, pending confirmation and/or verification of your eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

AWARD OF PRIZE: If you are selected as a potential winner of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor shall notify you via your email or social media account. To claim your Prize, you must respond back via email within the time period indicated herein and provide the information requested by Sponsor. Before awarding a Prize, Sponsor may require you to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules. You must execute and return all documents within ten (10) business days from the date it is sent to you or your Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited. If you are found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, decline to accept the Prize, Sponsor is unable to contact you, or in the event that the Prize or notification thereof is returned as undeliverable, you will forfeit the Prize, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternative potential winner at random from the pool of all Eligible Entrants. If you do not claim your Prize within three days of the end of the Promotion Period, your win shall be null and void and the Prize will have no value to you. The right to receive a Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or force majeure. The Prize will be awarded. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are your sole responsibility. The Prize is awarded AS IS and without any warranties of any kind.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and the Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, or undeliverable Entries or Prize notifications; or for any failures, delays, or misdeliveries of the postal system, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, or any technical, typographical, or other error, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information, or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Sponsor and the Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or technical error. If, for technical reasons, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

BINDING NATURE, WAIVER, INDEMNIFICATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final; (b) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (c) to waive all of your rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of Sponsor and/or the Released Parties in connection with Sponsor’s website (the “Site”) or the Sweepstakes; and (d) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless each of Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (i) the Site, or the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to your participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (ii) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes materials, (iii) any change in the Prize (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, (iv) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (v) human error, (vi) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any entry, (vii) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Site or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by Sponsor, any of the Released Parties or by you, (viii) interruption or inability to access the Site or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (ix) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (x) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Entries, (xi) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties, (xii) a lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed Prize (or any element thereof), or (xiii) negligence or willful misconduct by you. The Sweepstakes and Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the state of Colorado, without respect to any conflicts of laws provision that would require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state and federal courts in Denver, Colorado; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

PRIVACY; PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, you agree to allow Sponsor the perpetual right to use, display and otherwise exploit your name, image, photo, video, and any information you submit in connection with your entry (“Profile”). By accepting the Prize, you agree to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use your name, Profile, biographical information, and/or likeness, and statements for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered including live television, world wide, including but not limited to on the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, you may be contacted by Sponsor with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.vinylmeplease.com/pages/terms-conditions-privacy-policy.

GENERAL: In the event of any conflict with any details contained in these Official Rules and details contained on the Site, the details set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. Sponsor reserves the right, to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Site or the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

WINNERS’ LIST. For a list of prize winners, write your name and address on a 3”x 5” card and mail it in an envelope to Sponsor’ address written above. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Sweepstakes’ end date and requests must be received no later than thirty (30) days after such end date.

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