Kanye Says He’s Producing Nas’ New Album
Written by Pitchfork on 23/04/2018
Kanye West has shared that—in addition to the many other albums he’s currently working on—he’s producing Nas’ new album. It’s reportedly out June 15. It follows Nas’ 2012 LP Life is Good. Last week, Kanye shared that he was working on Pusha T’s new album (out May 25), a new solo 7-track album (out June 1), a collaborative album with Kid Cudi (out June 8), and Teyana Taylor’s new album (out June 22). “I’m hand producing all the albums I tweeted about. Been chopping samples from the sunken place,” he wrote. See below.
Kanye and Nas have a long collaborative history. Kanye co-produced “Poppa Was a Playa” off 2002’s The Lost Tapes, and later jumped on Hip-Hop is Dead’s “Still Dreaming” in 2006. More recently, they joined forces on French Montana’s Wave Gods song “Figure It Out.” Kanye also contributed music to Nas’ film starring Erykah Badu, The Land.
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