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Nastradamus

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Nas, Nastradamus

Nastradamus

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Nas
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it an A-

On his second album of 1999, Nastradamus, this gangsta griot balances apocalyptic boho poetry and roughneck gun talk with a sniper’s precision and a philosopher’s depth. Amid inner-city symphonics, blaxploitation wahwah guitars, soul vocalizing, and Toto samples, Nas raps tales of betrayal, paranoia, honor, and redemption that would give Scarface pause.