- Summary: Jay-Z's mortal enemy returns with his third (!) release of 2002, which includes collaborations with Alicia Keys and 2Pac (yes, that 2Pac, who, as you may recall, died several years ago).
- Record Label: Sony
- Genre(s): Rap
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Here, Nas is so fierce, so plainspoken, so lean with words, that he demolishes not just the oeuvre of our ruling rappers (yes, including Eminem's) and recalls the music's lyrical champs like Rakim, he even brings to mind hip-hop progenitors like Muhammad Ali in the "Rumble in the Jungle" era.
God's Son isn't quite the masterpiece is could be -- mostly because Nas is so self-involved, sometimes seemingly intoxicated by his kingliness -- but it's surely one of the most remarkable albums of the Queensbridge rapper's highlight-filled career, just a notch or so below Illmatic and Stillmatic.
KoonceOMar 20, 2003The entire album is mind raveling. Nas is definitely in a league of his own by revealing the true entity of hip-hop or should I say, The entire album is mind raveling. Nas is definitely in a league of his own by revealing the true entity of hip-hop or should I say, "street-hop". His lyrics are personal, truthful, and street. And at times educational. Nas is not commercial; but more like a rapper writing down his experiences on a note pad. … Expand
Aug 2, 2012And Nasty Nas strikes again with another platinum WORTHY album, which many artists never are WORTHY but go platinum anyway. Nas tells littleAnd Nasty Nas strikes again with another platinum WORTHY album, which many artists never are WORTHY but go platinum anyway. Nas tells little ghetto children to follow their dreams, dedicated songs to his mother who recently died, and had a song with Pac. Pac who died six years before, beefed with Nas and Mobb Deep, and Nas forgives and forgets it all, to feature 2Pac & J. Phoenix in Thugz Mansion N.Y. And all of this in the midst of the Nas - Jigga feud that Nas won and Jigga the fake ass n**** had to hope for forgiveness for sucking ****. Nas followed Stillmatic with his 4th instant classic album that won the feud. At this point, Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones should be a household name everywhere.… Expand
tiffanybSep 8, 2003he has done it again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
LaDyNyCNov 7, 2004Nas is the most intelligent rapper, besides Pac n Immortal Technique. This cd should be put in a category of rap honour all by itself. Nas is the most intelligent rapper, besides Pac n Immortal Technique. This cd should be put in a category of rap honour all by itself. It'll be a sad day when Nas retires from the world of hiphop.… Expand
DanielDDec 11, 2006Probably the best album Nas has ever made!!! And this is coming from a person who was introduced to hip-hop by "It Was Written" and fell in Probably the best album Nas has ever made!!! And this is coming from a person who was introduced to hip-hop by "It Was Written" and fell in love with hip-hop because of Nas.… Expand
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