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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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battvill445
One of my favorite albums pop tape in and play
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Tha Message one of tha illest songs on his 2nd L.p. n" It was Written " by yours truly!!
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Miss this era of Hip-hop #LostEra
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Da message probably da hottest jam of all... n**ga nas
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Uh it alright
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Good song.
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The good F E L L A, verbal AK spray
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The illest ever.
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hectec6940
Addicted to Money.....
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sydas8
Yes this my joint....... . . . . . .
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Still relevant. Real artist.
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One of the best to ever do it!
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$$$
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jonathan.gil e s . 5 1 3
God's son!!
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Follow For Follow♡♥
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It was written tho
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Yo this my s**t
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The GOAT.....
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Classic s**t
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96 sick shiit
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Good classic
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Lol. Taser. Tea. Deit. Hit
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Pretty good, wish he didnt go for a more mainstream style.

Love the sampling
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King of New York ����
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The best New York rapper ever
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Second best next to pac
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Man this s**t still bangs better than this new school s**t!
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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 ! ! ! !
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This was the album
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Takes me back to the days of vibing off the Dutch and playing arcades.
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CB4 gusto ! Shout out
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rudyniya
NAS THE GREATEST RAPPER DEAD OR ALIVE POINT. BLANK PERIOD
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Awesome beat, I love the short sample from NY State of Mind
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My coworkers must love sitting close to me.
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This will forever be my fav song of Nas
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I'm not the type you should start testing
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I heart Nas!!!! Classic :)
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Old rap way better than the shyt they b playin today hands down
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Wow how time flys I was 26 yrs old bumping this in my Walkman 1996
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jerrodlee22
Mane
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Nas♥
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Real s**t
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blackos89
Such a story teller
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Nas is the f**king KING
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That s**t went hard
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laurenmarie1 2 0 2
Real hip hop son
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This is true hip hop not that bullshit we hear on the radio
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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
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The Message 96 & still a banger, fake a** rappers these days aint got ish on real MC'S
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