Nas has shared extra particulars about his new album Nasir, which is being unveiled at a listening party in Queens tonight close to Queensbridge Park. The beneath album stream started through Mass Appeal’s YouTube channel, however shortly after the primary track of the album started, the stream froze round 10:30 p.m. Eastern. Nas has shared the duvet artwork for the undertaking; discover that beneath as effectively.
Nasir was produced by Kanye West, who lately tweeted, “I really feel like I’m 18 12 months[s]previous once more once I make beats for Nas.” The undertaking is the most recent in Kanye’s sequence of 5 deliberate albums in 5 consecutive weeks, following Pusha-T’s Daytona, his personal ye, and Kids See Ghosts with Kid Cudi. The closing launch, an album from Teyana Taylor, is due on June 22. Kanye beforehand shared a working tracklist for Nasir; it’s unconfirmed whether or not it’s the closing and official itemizing. Find that beneath.
Kanye West and Nas have an extended collaborative historical past. West co-produced “Poppa Was a Playa” and “Still Dreaming,” amongst different tracks. In 2005, Nas featured on West’s iconic Late Registration track “We Major.” More lately, each West and Nas appeared on French Montana’s 2016 monitor “Figure It Out.”
In the years since Life Is Good, Nas has reissued Illmatic and launched a live version of his seminal debut recorded on the Kennedy Center. Outside of music, Nas has had a Harvard fellowship launched in his honor, established a scholarship fund, executive-produced a film known as The Land and a bio-series known as “Street Dreams,” narrated and executive-produced the Netflix present “The Get Down,” and extra.
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This article was initially printed on Thursday, June 14 at 6:56 p.m. EST. It was final up to date on June 14 at 10:36 p.m. EST.