Nas has finally released The Lost Tapes II featuring tracks left-over from previous projects, following up on his 2002 original The Lost Tapes.
The Lost Tapes II features production from Pharrell Williams, The Alchemist, No I.D., Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, RZA and more. The 16 songs, leftovers from four of Nas’ previous albums: Hip Hop Is Dead, Untitled, Life Is Good, and NASIR.
Recently, Nas visited Trevor Noah on The Daily Show, sharing details on the album but not too many. Not confirming which songs were created for which project, Nas leaves it up to the listener to place each track.
“Some of the songs are like 10 years old, 12 years old, and some of them are as early as a year-and-a-half ago.” says Nas.
The rapper recently kicked off a joint tour with R&B legend Mary J. Blige taking them across North America.