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, wondering when that perfect girl will finally find her way into his life. Production vet Salaam Remi provides a velvety, piano-laced groove to accompany Nas’ romantic daydreams, and Amy Winehouse (whose “cherry” guitar inspired the record’s title) contributes her inimitable vocals to the record’s chorus. Director Jay Martin dedicates his bittersweet, elegant visuals to the late soul singer. Released July 17, as the artist’s final project with Def Jam, the Booth-acclaimed Life Is Good is available now in stores and online.
Written by richard on 10/2/12
Submit your Rating
Ill Will/Def Jam
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"She Don't (Remix)" (2006)
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- DeJ Loaf - Sell Sole
- Heat Check: How Do You Feel About Drake’s “How About Now”
- 10 Must Have Hip-Hop Downloads of the Week (10/17)
- Freddie Gibbs x Madlib ft. Action Bronson, Joey BadA$$ & Ransom - Knicks (Remix)
- All 79 Things Chance the Rapper Hates on “No Better Blues”
- Lupe Fiasco ft. Sirah - Lilies
- ShayGray - No Sense of Accomplishment
- F*ck Norms: Why the Critics Are Wrong About Yung Lean
- All 72 of Drakes Billboard Top 100 Songs
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.