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