Nas Songs


Nas - Represent Artwork

Nas - Represent

On an album that, like Nas‘s seminal debut set, is entirely made up of standout tracks, it’s inevitable that some joints won’t get the shine they deserve. For example, Represent, which never received...Read More

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Wiz Khalifa ft. Rick Ross, Nas & Schoolboy Q - We Dem Boyz (Remix II) Artwork

Wiz Khalifa ft. Rick Ross, Nas & Schoolboy Q - We Dem Boyz (Remix II)

As Lil Wayne so often said, “It’s the remix to the remix, baby.” Ok, so maybe he didn’t exactly say that, but how many times do you get a remix to a remix? After the original and the original-remix...Read More

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Rocko ft. Nas - Hustle Artwork

Rocko ft. Nas - Hustle

If someone were to ask me which rappers I considered Poets, Rocko‘s name wouldn’t come up. No offense to the man; sophisticated lyricism just never seemed to be his focus. If the U.O.E.N.O. hitmaker is looking to...Read More

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Nas - It Ain’t Hard to Tell (Remix) Artwork

Nas - It Ain’t Hard to Tell (Remix)

Next month, Nas will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his epochal Illmatic LP with a digital re-release of the album. In addition to the 10 tracks that every hip-hop head knows and loves, this version of the...Read More

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Rudimental ft. Emeli Sandé & Nas - Free Artwork

Rudimental ft. Emeli Sandé & Nas - Free

Last we heard from Rudimental, the British EDM crew had enlisted the guest services of Maybach Music Group heavyweight Wale in an effort to make their breakthrough hit, Feel the Love, more palatable to audiences Stateside....Read More

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Nas x J. Cole - Made Nas Proud

On Let Nas Down, a standout cut off his freshly-minted sophomore set, J. Cole harked back to 2011, describing his reaction when his musical idol criticized Cole World lead single Work Out. As it turns out, though, Cole had it...Read More

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Nas x Aerosmith x Sinatra - Street Dreams (CHEATCODE Remix) Artwork

Nas x Aerosmith x Sinatra - Street Dreams (CHEATCODE Remix)

Frank Sinatra, Aerosmith and Nas: three acts from very different genres, embodying three distinct musical eras. In other words, the perfect ingredients for an epic mash-up. Though CHEATCODE‘s remix of It Was Written...Read More

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M1 ft. Nas - Genocide Highway Artwork

M1 ft. Nas - Genocide Highway

On November 9, 1799, an African-Caribbean slave named Denmark Vesey purchased his freedom after winning $1550 in a city lottery. Once unchained, however, he didn’t simply start a new life for himself; he began plotting...Read More

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Meek Mill ft. John Legend, Nas & Rick Ross - Maybach Curtains Artwork

Meek Mill ft. John Legend, Nas & Rick Ross - Maybach Curtains

Just a few short years ago, Meek Mill was just another urban denizen, pursuing his dreams of hip-hop superstardom against the struggle-filled backdrop of the Philly streets. Now, he looks out at those same city blocks from...Read More

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Nas ft. Amy Winehouse - Cherry Wine Artwork

Nas ft. Amy Winehouse - Cherry Wine

Nas may not have found his soulmate just yet, but the rap icon isn’t giving up just yet. On freshly-released album standout Cherry Wine, the Queensbridge veteran spits an exhaustive description of his ideal woman,...Read More

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Nas - Bye Baby Artwork

Nas - Bye Baby

Since Nas is on record saying that his Life is Good album, and certainly the cover, is directly inspired by his acrimonious divorce with Kelis, we can just go ahead and assume that Bye Baby and its music video is pretty damn...Read More

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DJ Khaled ft. Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier - Hip Hop Artwork

DJ Khaled ft. Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier - Hip Hop

I won’t front, I’ve haven’t exactly been easy on DJ Khaled over the years, but the man might have just bought himself a lifetime pass from hip-hop heads for this new Hip-Hop joint. Featuring more...Read More

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K’LA ft. Nas - Blame Artwork

K’LA ft. Nas - Blame

Artists only get to make their debut on The DJBooth once, and it looks like K’LA has taken the time to make sure her debut makes the biggest splash possible. How big? I don’t know, how big is a Nas verse? Yeah, that’s...Read More

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Nas ft. Large Professor - Loco-Motive Artwork

Nas ft. Large Professor - Loco-Motive

In the hands of nearly anyone else, a track titled Loco-Motive featuring some very locomotive-ish production would have come off corny, but in the hands of God’s Son, it’s nothing short of pure dopeness. As he continues...Read More

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Nas ft. Rick Ross - Accident Murderers Artwork

Nas ft. Rick Ross - Accident Murderers

Nearly two decades ago Nas broke onto the hip-hop scene with New York State of Mind, one of the best storytelling raps the game had ever heard. Fast forward to 2012 and Nasir is returning to his roots with new single Accident...Read More

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Nelly Furtado ft. Nas - Something Artwork

Nelly Furtado ft. Nas - Something

Way back in ‘94, on Illmatic inclusion Street Dreams, Nas (quoting the Eurythmics) cannily observed, “Everybody’s looking for something.” At the very moment the Queensbridge hopeful penned those lines, a...Read More

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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose (Elev8tor Remix) Artwork

K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose (Elev8tor Remix)

Originally featured back in January, Nothing to Lose received positive reader reviews for K’NAAN and guest spitter Nas’ on-point lyrical content, but some felt that the poppy chorus detracted from its impact....Read More

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Nas - The Don Artwork

Nas - The Don

Life Is Good when you’re The Don, but don’t get it twisted: while Nas is most definitely enjoying the view from the top, high-rollerdom hasn’t dulled his edge in the slightest. More than nine months after...Read More

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Nas - Daughters Artwork

Nas - Daughters

There are literally thousands of rap songs about dealing drugs, strippers and drug dealing strippers. But you’d be hard pressed to find more than a handful of songs dedicated to a rapper’s children, and even fewer...Read More

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Nas - Another Black Girl Lost

Black Girl Lost, a joint off Nas’ classic sophomore set, found the rap icon calling upon African-American women to raise their consciousness and respect themselves, rather than falling into superficial and...Read More

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DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles ft. Nas - Turn up the Mic (Remix) Artwork

DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles ft. Nas - Turn up the Mic (Remix)

With the release of their collaborative set just around the corner, DJ Premier and Bumpy Knuckles are stoking the flames of anticipation with an official remix featuring the guest stylings of a fellow Big Apple luminary. On...Read More

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Tyga ft. Wale & Nas - King & Queens Artwork

Tyga ft. Wale & Nas - King & Queens

A few years ago (let’s say two) the mere thought of Tyga doing a track with Wale and Nas would have caused the craniums of hip-hop heads worldwide to explode. “You mean the Coconut Juice guy on a track with two of the...Read More

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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose Artwork

K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose

Mixing introspective street rhymes with a ballad style chorus isn’t anything new in hip-hop. This style allows for worthy lyrics to escape prior to the sing-a-long hook that begs to get stuck in the heads of the...Read More

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Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever Artwork

Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever

When two legends like Mobb Deep and Nas get together on a track I think we all know what to expect – swagged out club bangers about expensive watches. Or, alternately, the exact f**king opposite. Thankfully new release Get...Read More

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Amy Winehouse ft. Nas - Like Smoke Artwork

Amy Winehouse ft. Nas - Like Smoke

Though Amy Winehouse was only able to release two full albums’ worth of material before her life was tragically cut short, the late singer’s cohorts are tying up loose ends and giving her the proper send-off with...Read More

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Nas ft. Rick Ross - It’s a Tower Heist Artwork

Nas ft. Rick Ross - It’s a Tower Heist

Remember how, whenever Will Smith starred in a high-budget popcorn movie, he used to drop a single in which he basically summarized the film’s premise—complete with a chorus repeating its title ad infinitum, for...Read More

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Common ft. Nas - Ghetto Dreams Artwork

Common ft. Nas - Ghetto Dreams

Nas may be one of the greatest spitters ever to pick up a mic, but patience evidently isn’t his strong suit. Friday night, Twitter followers got to witness the Queensbridge vet pestering Chitown vet Common to hurry up...Read More

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Nas - Nasty Artwork

Nas - Nasty

Though Nas’ recent material (including 08’s highly-acclaimed Untitled LP) has done nothing to damage his reputation as one of the finest spitters ever to pick up a mic, there are still many who remember the...Read More

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CJ Hilton ft. Nas - So Fresh Artwork

CJ Hilton ft. Nas - So Fresh

Even the most self-confident individuals, upon learning that a guy or girl they’re crazy for feels the same way, will react enraptured disbelief: “Could someone So Fresh really be interested in me?!” Of course, once...Read More

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Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Dog Sh*t Artwork

Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Dog Sh*t

If you could only see my face when this record popped up in my inbox. Being an adamant fan of Mobb Deep and nearly crapping my pants when I met Alchemist at SXSW ‘10, I was virtually waiting at the prison with my...Read More

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Raekwon

Raekwon ft. Nas - Rich & Black

A full 17 years after they first linked up to drop Verbal Intercourse off Raekwon‘s classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx album, The Chef and Nas unite for new release Rich & Black. Featuring a string laden beat from Sean...Read More

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Estelle ft. Nas - Fall in Love Artwork

Estelle ft. Nas - Fall in Love

Fourth grade. Playground. I’m sitting here, she’s sitting there. I love her. She doesn’t know I exist. I walk up to her. I tell her I love her. Her response? “Eww.” Traumatizing? Yes. Solution? Listening to...Read More

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Nas - Hey Young World

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and it can also drive home a point for a new generation sadly making the same old mistakes. For example, take Nas’ Hey Young World, a remake of legendary wordsmith Slick...Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley

Nas & Damian Marley ft. K’NAAN - Africa Must Wake Up

If you haven’t yet signed up for Nas and Damian Marley’s African tour, there’s no need to worry; even though their recent Booth features As We Enter and Strong Will Continue have caught fire, the tour is just beginning,...Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley

Nas & Damian Marley - Strong Will Continue

As We Enter, the lead single off Nas & Damian Marley‘s long-awaited collaborative album, received overwhelmingly positive reader reviews when it hit our front page in late January, but a few remarked that another...Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley

Nas & Damian Marley - As We Enter

As anyone lucky enough to hit up this past summer’s Rock the Bells tour knows, legendary emcee Nas and reggae progeny Damian Marley have teamed up for a collabo album, and today we’re being treated to their first official...Read More

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Maxwell

Maxwell ft. Nas - Help Somebody (Remix)

It sounds stereotypical, but more often than not hip-hop tracks cover topics like partying, alcohol, girls, and partying with drunk girls. Thankfully every so often a mainstream song comes along that tackles some real social...Read More

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Joss Stone

Joss Stone ft. Nas - Governmentalist

The latest leaked track off UK soul sensation (and first-time Booth featuree) Joss Stone‘s sophomore set was originally written and circulated back in October of ‘08, in response to a government official who...Read More

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Amerie

Amerie ft. Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Nas & Kain Cioffie - Why R U? (Remix)

On her relationship-themed senior album (and Def Jam debut), In Love & War, Amerie will be borrowing from a wide array of musical styles—reader-acclaimed lead single Why R U?, for example, took inspiration from the...Read More

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Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys ft. Nas - Too Many Rappers

Recently, it was discovered that Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch had a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland.  While the tumor is not expected to damage MCA’s vocal chords and was...Read More

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Rick Ross

Rick Ross ft. Nas & Kevin Cossom - Usual Suspects

On Trilla, Rick Ross took inspiration from the best-selling album of all time, and it seems that the Boss may be modeling the follow-up after his former boss Jay-Z‘s debut album, Reasonable Doubt. In addition the...Read More

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Nas ft. Marsha Ambrosious - If I Ruled The World ‘09

In 1996, Nas dropped If I Ruled the World (Imagine That), the Lauryn Hill-featuring This Was Written single that became the now-legendary rapper’s first mainstream hit.  With Nas’ current stature in the game,...Read More

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Ludacris

Ludacris ft. Jay-Z & Nas - I Do It for Hip Hop

Since Ludacris’ sixth studio album, Theater of the Mind, is intended to have a cinematic feel, it’s understandable that the project features numerous “co-stars,” including (but not limited to) Chris Brown,...Read More

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Kevin Rudolf

Kevin Rudolf ft. Nas - NYC

Later this month, Cash Money Records, in conjunction with Universal Republic, will release the debut of their newest solo artist, Kevin Rudolf. Uncharacteristically for the longstanding hip-hop imprint, however, Rudolf...Read More

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Nas - Election Night

Before the polls even opened in California, Nas was hard at work on a brand new record.  Beginning where he left off on Black President, the Queensbridge emcee wrote and recorded Election Night, an inspirational tribute...Read More

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Nas ft. Chris Brown & The Game - Make The World Go Round

Nas’s latest album, Untitled, has fallen on hard times. With no definitive second single choice, no videos, and a rapidly-diminishing buzz, Mr. Jones and his label have decided to push Make The World Go Round as the...Read More

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DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled ft. Nas - I’m On

Critics of Miami’s DJ Khaled typically all express similar gripes, chief among them his piling of at least three guest artists on each record, and his frequent ad-libs.  Apparently taking note of these complaints,...Read More

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Jeezy

Young Jeezy ft. Nas - My President is Black

As he has done every Tuesday for the past few weeks, Young Jeezy premiered (via his website) a brand new track that will be included on the September 2 release of The Recession.  Looking back at all the mistakes the Bush...Read More

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Nas - Sly Fox

Nas sure knows how to make an enemy. On his new track, Sly Fox, he sets his sight on right-wing media and really lets ‘em have it. No stone is left unturned in his scathing reproof, as he disses everybody from Bill...Read More

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Nas ft. Keri Hilson - Hero

Nas is all about controversy. After “Baracking” the mic on his mixtape jam, Black President, the Brooklyn lyricist is back with Hero, the first official single off his Untitled album. As can be expected, Nas is his...Read More

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Nas - Black President

With Barack Obama’s victory earlier this week, the famous lyrics of 2pac Shakur, “And though it seems heaven-sent / We ain’t ready to have a black President,”  ring false for the first time ever.  Though...Read More

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Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes ft. Various Artists - Don’t Touch Me (Remix)

This past April, when Busta Rhymes first premiered Don’t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On ‘Em) as one of two singles off his forthcoming album, lessed, listeners were elated to see him return to his “crazy”...Read More

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TRÉ Williams

TRÉ Williams ft. Nas - I See You Coming

TRÉ Williams, the soulful artist who lent his voice to such spiritual stories as The Lox’s I95 and Nas’s Let There Be Light, has long been regarded as just a hook singer.  Williams, however, recently signed with...Read More

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Nas - N.*.G.G.E.R. (The Slave and the Master)

After months of posturing, from both Nas and his label executive boss, L.A. Reid, the rapper’s forthcoming ninth studio album will no longer be titled “N*gger.”  Despite the decision to drop the controversial title...Read More

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Nas - Be A N*gger Too

Racism exists in America and Nas knows it.  For that reason, among several others that the iconic rapper has mentioned in various interviews, he will title his new album N*gger.  After listing the various hate...Read More

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Ice Cube

Ice Cube ft. Scarface & Nas - Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It (Remix)

Maintaining his status as one of hip-hop’s most political figures, legendary rapper/actor Ice Cube made his voice heard at the end of ’07 with the raw and uncut, Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It.  Two months later, with...Read More

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O'Neal McKnight

O’Neal McKnight ft. Greg Nice & Nas - Check Your Coat (Mick Boogie Remix)

When O’Neal McKnight‘s Check Your Coat first hit the DJBooth this past September, it wasn’t one of the better-reviewed tracks on the site.  So what’s different this time around?  Cleveland DJ...Read More

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Rich Boy

Rich Boy ft. John Legend, Lil’ Wayne & Nas - Ghetto Rich

As Mobile, Alabama-native, Rich Boy prepares his sophomore album (tentatively titled Buried Alive), a better-late-than-never, remixed version of Ghetto Rich has been properly released.  Following Throw Some D’s,...Read More

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NAS - Surviving The Times

Nas’ old label, Columbia, is releasing his Greatest Hits album on November 6th.  The compilation will include 12 of Nas’ all-time, well, greatest hits along with an additional two new songs. (Although for some reason...Read More

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Nas ft. Cee-Lo - Less Than an Hour

Whether you see him as a genius or a hater, it is hard to deny that Nas has legendary lyrical ability.  On the single Less Than an Hour, off of the Rush Hour 3 soundtrack and an upcoming greatest hits album, Nas...Read More

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Nas, Kanye West, Rakim & KRS-One - (Classic) Better Than I’ve Ever Been (Remix)

Nas pronounced hip-hop dead, then broke out the defibrillator and shocked it back to life.  (Classic) Better Than I’ve Ever Been is a Nike Air Force One 25th Anniversary Promo, and like the sneaker it’s a...Read More

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Nas - Where Are They Now? (90’s Remix)

In every true Hip-Hop fan’s dream come true, Nas has dropped a head splitting remix to Where Are They Now, from his new album Hip-Hop Is Dead. With cameos from the likes of Hip-Hop royalty Rob Base, the Original...Read More

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Lloyd

Lloyd ft. Andre 3000 & Nas - You (Remix)

With an outpouring of love from his fans after the original version of You, featuring Lil’ Wayne, grew popular, Lloyd hooked up with a few of the most talented gentlemen in the industry to do a remix.  The end...Read More

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Nas ft. The Game & Marsha Ambrosius - Hustlers

Finally, The Game gets to spit over a Dre produced beat as he joins Nas, on Hustlers.  Fitting that since The Game featured Nas on his newest album, The Doctor’s Advocate; Nas would return the favor on his latest,...Read More

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Nas ft. Jay-Z - Black Republican Artwork

Nas ft. Jay-Z - Black Republican

The long-awaited slash never-expected slash gleefully embraced collaboration between Nas and Jay-Z, Black Republican, has finally come.  They were friends, then enemies, and are now getting along as business endeavor...Read More

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Game

The Game - One Blood (Remix)

All that needs to be said is wow.  Anyone who is anyone (except for Jay-Z and well um, G-Unit) has joined The Game on the largest remix to ever be produced.  Those making an appearance on this One Blood masterpiece...Read More

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Nas - Hip Hop Is Dead

Hip Hop Is Dead, produced by Black Eyed Peas front man Will.I.Am, is set to a heavy rock beat (interspersed with old-school breaks) which showcases the unique ability of Nas to move forward with his music—while using...Read More

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Diddy

Diddy ft. Nas & Cee-Lo - Everything I Love

After exchanging blows with 50 Cent on the cut I Am, Diddy is at it again on Everything I Love, the follow up single to his new album Press Play.  Featuring the likes of Nas and former Goodie Mob alum and now Gnarls...Read More

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LeToya

LeToya ft. Nas - She Don’t (Remix)

There are a lot of things that she don’t do.  Remixing a single with Nas on it however is not one of them.  After leaving the superstar group Destiny’s Child (following the release of their platinum...Read More

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