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Nas feat A.Z. - Life's A Bitch

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Description: Illmatic is the debut album of American rapper Nas, released April 19, 1994 on Columbia Records. Following his signing to Columbia with the help of MC Serch, recording sessions for the album took place during 1992 to 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. Its production was handled by Nas, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier. Stylistically a hardcore hip hop album, Illmatic features Nas's multi-syllabic internal rhyme patterns expressing inner city lyrical themes and narratives based on his native Queensbridge, New York. Upon its rel ... (more)
Manufacturer: Columbia
Release date: 19 April 1994
EAN: 0074645768427 UPC: 074645768427
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"Detailing his cold world and colder heart, Illmatic introduced one of hip-hop's thug intellects. Standout track: "Life's a Bitch""


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"ILLMATIC (1994) NAS Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "N.Y. State of Mind"; "The World Is Yours"; "One Love"; "Halftime"; "One Time 4 Your Mind"; "Represent"; "It Ain't Hard to Tell"; "Life's a Bitch"; "Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park)" "