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In the five years since his debut album, Nas had grown from New York’s most visionary teenager into one of rap’s richest and most recognizable stars, and the struggle to maintain his superstar status without sacrificing his loyalty to the ghetto that created him had become more severe than ever. Originally designed as a double album, dozens of songs were discarded after being put online in one of the industry’s first major MP3 leaks. Rather than just wanting to be king of Queens, or king of New York, Nas now sounds like he wants nothing less than to be king of the world. Beats that were once smooth and stealthy have turned into the bombast of “Hate Me Now,” “Small World,” and “Big Things.” There are more pop concessions than ever before, and at times it’s hard to believe the man on “You Won’t See Me Tonight” and “K-I-S-S-I-N-G” is the same person who delivered Illmatic and It Was Written. Yet, no amount of label pressure or identity crisis could obscure Nas’ nimble mind. “Favor For A Favor,” “Nas is Like,” and “N.Y. State of Mind Part II” are all classics in the man’s catalogue, while the clumsy beats of “Money is My Bitch,” “Undying Love” and “Dr. Knockboot” disguise some of Nas’ most devastating lyricism.

Customer Reviews


This has to be one of Nas' best cd's that he has put out. With excellent production and lyrics on top as usually theres no reason not to pick this one up. Make sure you check out Hate Me Now

The Greatest

Nas Is The Greatest. Enough.

A True Classic

this album is one of nasses best classic albums


Born: September 14, 1973 in Long Island, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Beginning with his classic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for years as one of New York City's leading rap voices, outspokenly expressing a righteous, self-empowered swagger that endeared him to critics and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself "Nasty Nas" or "Nas Escobar" or "Nastradamus" or "God's Son," the self-appointed King of New York battled numerous adversaries for his position atop the epicenter of East Coast rap, none more challenging than Jay-Z, who vied with Nas for the...
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