Distant Relatives - Nas/Damian "Junior Gong" Marley
Track Listing
  1. As We Enter
  2. Tribes at War
  3. Strong Will Continue
  4. Leaders
  5. Friends
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  1. As We Enter
  2. Tribes at War
  3. Strong Will Continue
  4. Leaders
  5. Friends
  6. Count Your Blessings
  7. Dispear
  8. Land of Promise
  9. In His Own Words
  10. Nah Mean
  11. Patience
  12. My Generations
  13. Africa Must Wake Up
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The Nas and Damian Marley collaboration Distant Relatives came together as a way to earn money for schools in Africa, but before any corny "charity album" misconceptions get in the way, know that this is one purposeful monster and a conceptional bull's eye that fully supports its title. Actually, it all comes together in the album's first few seconds as Marley and Nas loop a sample of Ethiopian jazzman Mulatu Astatke for "As We Enter"'s effective and infectious beat. Rapidly trading the lines (Nas): "I've got the guns"/ ...

Distant Relatives 2010, Universal Republic

UPC: 602527354019

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