It Was Written ()

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Track Listing
  1. Album Intro
  2. The Message
  3. Street Dreams
  4. I Gave You Power
  5. Watch dem Niggas
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  1. Album Intro
  2. The Message
  3. Street Dreams
  4. I Gave You Power
  5. Watch dem Niggas
  6. Take It in Blood
  7. Nas Is Coming
  8. Affirmative Action
  9. The Set Up
  10. Black Girl Lost
  11. Suspect
  12. Shootouts
  13. Live Nigga Rap
  14. If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)
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For his second album, It Was Written, Nas hired a bunch of hip-hop's biggest producers -- including Dr. Dre, DJ Premier, Stretch, and Trackmasters -- to help him create the musical bed for his daring, groundbreaking rhymes. Although that rhyme style isn't as startling on It Was Written as it was on his debut, Illmatic, Nas has deepened his talents, creating a complex series of rhymes that not only flow, but manage to tell coherent stories as well. Furthermore, Nas often concentrates on creating vignettes about life in the ...

It Was Written 1996, Columbia

UPC: 074646701522

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