Nas Names His High 5 Hip-Hop Songs of All-Time

 

 

 

 

Nas is at all times prepared to affix an excellent High 5" hip-hop dialogue, or, on this case, a High 45 dialogue.

The Queens vet posted a clip that he did with Mass Enchantment, who requested his High 45 hip-hop songs ever in celebration of hip-hop's 45th birthday. The names Nas dropped weren't very shocking—Slick Rick, Run DMC, Eric B. and Rakim all instantly got here to thoughts, although he did appear to have hassle deciding on one music from the artists.

" 'Kids’s Story’ by Slick Rick. Wait, ‘Mona Lisa,’ Slick Rick. Wait. ‘La Di Da Di.’ Yeah," Nas mentioned debating on The Ruler's catalog.

He additionally had a tough time pinpointing Run D.M.C.'s finest monitor.

“It’s both ‘Sucker MCs’ by Run-DMC, ‘It’s Like That,’ by Run-DMC, decide any Run-DMC. ‘Peter Piper.’ ‘My Adidas.’ I’ma go together with ‘Sucker MCs’ by Run-DMC. That’s some of the essential information. Ever. Ever. Ever," Nas mentioned.

MC Shan and Marley Marl's 1985 basic, "The Bridge," which kicked off the notorious "Bridge Wars" into gear, additionally was on the prime of Nas' listing.

Traditional tracks from Public Enemy and Rob Base and E-Z Rock have been additionally within the combine.

"‘Insurgent And not using a Pause’ by Public Enemy. No-brainer," Nas mentioned. "Eric B. and Rakim, ‘Eric B. for President.’ ‘It Takes Two’ by Rob Base and E-Z Rock. Relaxation in Peace E-Z Rock.”

Nas is ready to launch an album with Mass Enchantment later this 12 months. It'll observe his most up-to-date launch, Nasir, which dropped this previous June and was produced completely by Kanye West.