nastradamus is the fourth studio album by american rapper nas. the album includes one of the earliest shots fired in the soon-to-be epic jay-z/nas feud. on nastradamus’ title track, nas raps “you wanna ball till you fall? / i can help you with that / you want beef? / i could let a slug melt in your hat”. the album also includes the single “you owe me” featuring ginuwine.
pressing on 180 gram audiophile vinyl.
nas i am was his third studio album release and proved his reputation of one hip-hop s leading rappers. his strong lyrics are heard on tracks like -small world- and -favor for a favor- featuring scarface of the ghetto boys. the original material of the album was leaked onto the internet and this forced him to record completely new material.
seminal early 70s bahamian funk of the highest order! the debut lp from the munnings brothers legendary outfit. funky nassau is one of the most sought after soul/funk records ever with its highly original blend of us black music styles and bahamian roots. a very famous band in their native nassau, the group only had 2 full length albums under their belts along with a slew of 45 singles but have managed to stamp their name on the ears and minds of record lovers since they first burst onto the scene. the obvious track to reference here is the title track funky nassau a breakbeat fuelled monster dance cut that has supplied hungry samplers with sounds for decades (everyone from the prodigy & the roots among those who have used the cavernous drum break!), the rest of this excellent lp also includes the amazing funk of come down and a whole host of other brilliant sun-drenched tracks. absolutely essential. here s your chance to own a true classic! you d be hard pressed to find another well rounded debut lp, this one is pure joy from start to finish. the lp has been illegally reissued numerous times without any care or attention being taken to retain or respect the quality of the amazing music contained within. not so on this occasion, this is a fully legit, sanctioned reissue done in conjunction and with the assistance of miami s tk disco empire. now is the perfect time to revisit the deep, soulful sounds of the munnings brothers endeavours, a truly sublime collection of songs, masterfully produced and performed with pure vitality.
limited red repress! only a few copies. 001 is from the label boss himself and features the stripped, staccato sounds of the title track and the stealthy purring acid of isolation. the labels first remix selection sees andre look to argentina and two of the countries finest musical exports, jonas kopp and pfirter. both take terminus into tougher territory where kopp twists the piercing note of the original and pfirter assaults us with his blistering drum work.