Nas has a lot riding the success of Life Is Good and he’s pulled out all the stops. Check out the tracklisting and production credits below. 1. “No Introduction” (Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League) 2. “Loco-Motive” feat. Large Professor (Produced by No I.D.) 3. “A Queens Story” (Produced by Salaam Remi) 4. “Accident Murderers” feat. Rick […]
Tag: nas untitled
Review: 4 out of 5
Best Song: N.I.G.G.E.R., Black President
Nasir Jones aka Nas brings hip hop back to life on his 9th album, Untitled. As we all should know by now, Nas originally meant to title this album Nigger. However, due to Def Jam suits sensing a potential backlash from volume retailers such as Walmart and BestBuy, shut down Nas’ creative freedom. This is an important factor to keep in mind while listening to the album as Untitled doesn’t really give the album any personality other than that it is Nas’ way of bucking the system for not allowing him to title his own masterpiece. Imagine if Leonardo Da Vinci was not allowed to name the Mona Lisa because she was the village hoe?
Another thing you should keep in mind is that Nas can’t be compared to any other rappers; he is still the most detailed, most vivid, song writer music has ever heard -the only fair comparisons would be between old Nas and New Nas. But I digress…peep the breakdown. (more…)