Hip-Hop icon Nas – who’s legendary career spans over two decades as one of the undisputed greatest MC’s of all time – releases NASIR tonight via Mass Appeal / Def Jam Recordings. NASIR is Nas’ 11th studio album, and his first new solo release since 2012’s Life Is Good. NASIR’s seven tracks are produced by Kanye West. West was also creative director for the exclusive Cali Thornhill Dewitt designed merch collab, which will be available on shop.nasirjones.com.
NASIR is the fourth of five consecutive weekly albums produced by West, each with seven tracks:Pusha T’s Daytona, Kanye West’s ye, the Kids See Ghosts collaboration between Kanye andKid Cudi, Nas’ NASIR, and next week’s finale from Teyana Taylor.
YouTube will exclusively stream tonight’s NASIR album listening party with Nas and Kanye West on the Mass Appeal YouTube channel. Fans wanting to get a first listen of the album can catch the stream on YouTube at 9pm ET here: http://bit.ly/NasirLiveStream.
NASIR will be available at all streaming services and digital music retailers. In addition, Nas has launched an exclusive online store – shop.nasirjones.com – offering merch designed by Cali Thornhill Dewitt with creative direction by Kanye West, NASIR vinyl and CD formats, and more.
The release of Nas’ NASIR – in collaboration with Def Jam Recordings – is Mass Appeal’s first as part of its new partnership with Universal Music Group, announced earlier this week.