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Life's A B**ch

by Nas

Features of This Track

hardcore rap influence
east coast rap roots
danceable beats
consistent rhyme patterns
lyrics about alcohol and drugs
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
dark & deep beats
a slow moving bass line
use of electric pianos
subtle use of electric keys
a highly synthetic sonority
a dry recording sound
radio friendly stylings
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

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Comments

Classic!!
Az bodied NAS on this track *shruggs*
Illmatic.... s o u n d t r a c k of my chilhood
Dope a** classic!!!!
# Damn 20 years#
Timeless
Agreed GK!!!!
Follow 4 a follow
Rap at it's finest
Lifes a b**ch and then u die
Still dope!!!
20 years of Illmatic and this joint is still hot!!!
Happy 20th anniversary Illmatic��
fo' sho dis izzo illmatic
This is my favorite song of all time.
CLASSIC real rap!!!
Neva say f**k tomorrow
Classic
Life's a witch and then ya die....wonde r why we puff live??!
Nas is the illest rapper alive!!!!
Classic from a classic sample!
#1 on my fav mc list!!!!
NAS illmatic the best album! Happy born day my n**ga!
I wish Nas and AZ did a collab album together that would be a dope a** duo
very underrated
clfinley01
Dope!
Nas = EAST COAST G.O.A.T
Love it! GAP BAND!- (Yearning for your love!)- CHARLIE WILSON!
ritofunky
RIP Trayvon Martin
Laid back music for the mind!
Lifes a b**ch & them you die! So I live everyday like it's my last &stay high
Az and Nas can't get no better than this real hip hop
AZ had one of the greatest verse of all time. Timeless
You never know when you're gonna go, so live it up yo!
apwilliams10 0 7
Good old days. Seems so long ago.
Love that joint! Nothing but the best......
AZ puts it down.
Classic
eternalselph
Timeless!!!!
nnwosu2004
nas flo crazy
ITS THE ILLEST FROM THE STREETS
kaywik
classic
i play this for hoes on the track
One of the illest joints ever made. Yo! If you still sleepin on AZ, you must be dead. 4 real 4 real.
Too nice

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