Last month, Nas made a surprise announcement that his new album The Lost Tapes 2 is on the way.  Now Nas has announced that the album will hit stores as soon as July 19th. The announcement came via a video trailer which reveals some of the producers who are contributing to the album: RZA, Pharrell, Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, No I.D., Pete Rock, Statik Selektah, Hit-Boy, The Alchemist and more. You can also see the full tracklist in the link below. 

The original Lost Tapes was released in 2002 and contained previously unreleased tracks from recording sessions for Nas’s previous studio albums, I Am… and Stillmatic. This time, it compiles selected unreleased tracks from Nas’ last four albums that he has released – Hip-Hop is Dead (2006), Untitled (2008), Life is Good (2012), and his most recent Nasir (2018).

Nas Announces the Release Date for ‘Lost Tapes II,’ Releases Snippet From Upcoming Album


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