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The Message

by Nas

Features of This Track

hardcore rap influence
east coast rap roots
gangsta rap attitude
danceable beats
swingin' beats
vocal samples
a poetic rap delivery
clear pronunciation
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
dark & deep beats
acoustic drum samples
a slow moving bass line
acoustic guitar riffs
acoustic guitar pickin'
a dry recording sound
subtle use of noise effects
an acousti-synthetic sonority
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

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Comments

Yes this my joint....... . . . . . .
Still relevant. Real artist.
One of the best to ever do it!
$$$
jonathan.gil e s . 5 1 3
God's son!!
Follow For Follow♡♥
It was written tho
Yo this my s**t
The GOAT.....
Classic s**t
96 sick shiit
Good classic
$
Pretty good, wish he didnt go for a more mainstream style.

Love the sampling
King of New York ����
The best New York rapper ever
Second best next to pac
Man this s**t still bangs better than this new school s**t!
He brought rap like its supposed to.. originality and creative, you tell me who can make a rap going backwards and makes it sound so freaking dope... these new corny rappers suck a** tremendously ! ! ! !
This was the album
Takes me back to the days of vibing off the Dutch and playing arcades.
CB4 gusto ! Shout out
rudyniya
NAS THE GREATEST RAPPER DEAD OR ALIVE POINT. BLANK PERIOD
Awesome beat, I love the short sample from NY State of Mind
My coworkers must love sitting close to me.
This will forever be my fav song of Nas
I'm not the type you should start testing
I heart Nas!!!! Classic :)
Old rap way better than the shyt they b playin today hands down
Wow how time flys I was 26 yrs old bumping this in my Walkman 1996
jerrodlee22
Mane
Nas♥
Real s**t
blackos89
Such a story teller
Nas is the f**king KING
That s**t went hard
laurenmarie1 2 0 2
Real hip hop son
This is true hip hop not that bullshit we hear on the radio
The beat is soothing and it takes skill to rap to a slow beat and nas can do it and thats why he is one of the best rappers ever by the way lil wayne is on drugs so what do you expect and anyone who agrees with lil wayne never heard old school or is confused
The Message 96 & still a banger, fake a** rappers these days aint got ish on real MC'S
And Lil Wayne says he's the best MC ever? Not even in the conversation breh
G.O.A.T
This song is a beast and Nas is G.O.A.T
melissadoble
The best of the best
Real hip-hop
Legendary
Wow I wonder if dem new rappers ever listen to joint like this! Much respect !
rubeinsteinf
They don't make music like that no more. Nas is beyond legendary.
iamloyalty.m r
<3
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