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Download links and information about Nas by Nas. This album was released in 2008 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Rock genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 57:51 minutes.

Artist: Nas
Release date: 2008
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Rock
Tracks: 16
Duration: 57:51
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Queens Get the Money 2:12
2. You Can't Stop Us Now (feat. Eban Thomas & the Last Poets) 3:05
3. Breathe 3:34
4. Make the World Go Round (feat. Chris Brown & the Game) 3:49
5. Hero (feat. Keri Hilson) 4:00
6. America 3:51
7. Sly Fox 4:23
8. Testify 2:45
9. N.I.*.*.E.R. (The Slave and the Master) 4:33
10. Untitled 2:51
11. Fried Chicken (feat. Busta Rhymes) 2:50
12. Project Roach (feat. The Last Poets) 1:48
13. Y'all My Ni**as 4:16
14. We're Not Alone (feat. Mykel) 5:39
15. Black President 4:28
16. Like Me (Bonus Track) 3:47

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Rather than retreat from the thematic weight of Hip-Hop Is Dead, Nas is even more ambitious than its predecessor. Some would argue that's not a good thing, yet the rapper’s ferocious intelligence and skill give the album a magnetic energy. It finds Nas taking on the right-wing media (“Sly Fox”), dissecting the controversy surrounding the use of the N-word (“N.I.*.*.E.R.”), and submitting an ambiguous, if impassioned, endorsement of Barack Obama (“Black President”). Even when Nas is at his most bizarre, he manages to find new ways to analyze the African-American experience. Witness him talking to his KFC dinner on the snappy Mark Ronson production “Fried Chicken,” or taking on the point of view of a cockroach on “Project Roach.” Musically, the best songs benefit from a bit of restraint. In “You Can’t Stop Us Now,” a tour through two-hundred years of black history is backed by a pensive sample from the Whatnauts’ classic “Message From A Black Man,” while the simmering sounds of “Testify” can barely conceal the narrator’s seething rage.