– Written by Tommy Gunz (@DJTommyGunzNJ)
Recently legendary Queens MC Nas spoke to the media about his New Album “Life Is Good” during a conference call, where he talked his new single, the new project, and much more. Nas new album will be his tenth studio project, and will be released this summer on Def Jam Records. Nas just dropped a New Single for the project called “The Don“, which was co-produced by long-time sonic collaborator Salaam Remi and the late Heavy D.
During the conference call, Nasty Nas talked about everything, including “Life Is Good”, “The Don”, winning an Emmy, collaborating with Nicki Minaj, his relationship with Def Jam Records, and whether or not he still feels that “Hip Hop Is Dead”. Listen to Mr. Nasir Jones talk about these subjects below and check out exclusive footage of Nas performing in NYC, courtesy of the good folks at GoodFellaz TV.
Nas Talks Producers For “Life Is Good” & New Hip Hop Trends
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Nas Talks Making “The Don” Single:
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Nas Talks Working With Nicki Minaj:
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“Nicki is the shit. i love how she works. I love her music.” – Nas
Nas Talks Def Jam Records
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Nas Talks Treyvon Martin:
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Nas Talks Mixtapes:
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“Mixtapes. I Don’t do those…” – Nas
Does Nas Believe “Hip Hop Is Dead” Still??
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Nas Wins An Emmy Award ??
Although he has yet to win a Grammy, Nas Esco can brag about a feat which few rappers have ever achived: winning an Emmy Award. Yes, QB’s finest MC recently received a National Sports Emmy for his ESPN documentary “Survival 1”, which followed the struggle of two survivors of the Liberian civil war as they form a soccer team, and eventually become champions. Nas directed, produced and scored the film.
“That is an achievement I’m really proud of. Sometime I wake up… and I still can’t believe it” – Nas
Nas Performs In NYC