Escobar Season Begins: Nas' "Nasir" Album Draws Adulation And Criticism

HipHop News Posted on June 14, 2018 at 3:03pm

Escobar Season Begins: Nas' "Nasir" Album Draws Adulation And Criticism

Some fans can't reconcile the music with Kelis' allegations of abuse.

Queensbridge, NY – Nas' new album, Nasir, is upon us. To mark the occasion, the Queens of the legend to place in front of a listening party for the project on Thursday night (June 14) in Queensbridge, New York.

Organized by the Mass Appeal, which is co-owned by Illmatic brain, the event was scheduled to be livestreamed at 9 pm EST in the imprint of the YouTube channel, but stopped working as it was supposed to start.

After a shaky start, Nasir finally started to play, but it was riddled with technical difficulties.

The Children Are Our Future. NASIR in the world of tomorrow!!! Executive produced by @kanyewest #NASIR pic.twitter.com/gpRUBT7FPU

— Nasir Jones (@Nas) June 14, 2018

However, Nasir has finally arrived. It features seven tracks and Kanye West in the role of executive producer, Nas ' 11th studio album is already receiving rave reviews on Twitter. The word "classic" is thrown around like free drinks at a wedding.

Several Twitter users were impressed by the Slick Rick and Richard Pryor samples in "Cops" and praised 'Ye's production skills.

Nas album is hard!!!!!!

— TERMANOLOGY (@TermanologyST) June 15, 2018

#NASIR IS NAS BEST ALBUM OF ALL TIME !!

— Black Genius (@Layne__w) June 15, 2018

Khaled called me when I was in the album modeSo put me in waiting of the Main KeyMy album of fact, niggas, wait and seeClassic shit, eternal, for ever, iconic – Nas#Nasir #Nas #NASALBUMDONE #KanyeWest pic.twitter.com/urC1DL5vvE

— Rodney (@DJTriumph) June 15, 2018

Nas on kanye beats is really a beautiful thing pic.twitter.com/mH4DTJ3auF

— Ruben (@traplord1lung) June 15, 2018

Nas and Kanye fit with this Slick Rick sample too much "The Cops Shot The Kid," 🔥 #Nasir

— Gowhere you Love (@gowhereyoulove) June 15, 2018

#POLICE BY NAS I LIKE...#NASIR pic.twitter.com/0Ll79kRJgw

— Boy Never Broke Again (@BronxSaint) June 15, 2018

#Nasir is an amazing a

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