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Nas King’s Disease III Album Review

Nas King's Disease III
Nas
Nas (Photo Cred: Complex Magazine)

NAS has emerged as Hip-Hop’s most trending artist this week. Five days after the the release of King’s Disease III , the Brooklyn legend has everyone talking. KDIII is the sixteenth studio album and the God MC once again has delivered an instant classic.

The album has received critical acclaim and further expands the catalog of one of Hip-Hop’s most iconic artists. Nas shows no signs of being irrelevant despite what 21 Savage has to say. King’s Disease has been a thrilling trilogy and the third installment is a great testament to his reign as Queensbridge’s finest.

Nas King's Disease III
Nas-King’s Disease III (Photo Cred: Spotify)

WHAT TO EXPECT

The album consists of 17 tracks in total. Nas & acclaimed producer Hit-Boy team up to perfectly display that he is still a force to be reckoned with behind the mic. He reintroduces himself in “Ghetto Reporter” rapping The audacity, masterfully crafted these classics So naturally, had to be Nasty back at it They argue KD1, KD2 or Magic, what’s harder when KD3 go harder than all of them?

It doesn’t take a genius to know that Nas doesn’t miss. Fans are stuck between tracks like “Legit” with the dope sample from The Five Heartbeats and “I’m on Fire” that has hints of both NBA Jam & Street Fighter that makes heads nod in unison. Nas can still go and to receive another gem in KDIII is a blessing and we should enjoy it!

Nas King's Disease III Tracklist

EDITOR’S PICK

In no particular order, Nas is in my top 10 list. I’ve listened to him since Illmatic and he’s been a huge influence on the game and the music industry. I’m three days and several takes in to King’s Disease III and my official pick is “Thun”. It’s the sample of “The Bridge is Over” from BDP and the lyrical prowess of Nas over the track that solidifies his spot on my list as greatest of all time.

Check it out for yourself down below and make sure to cop King’s Disease III. We thank you for rocking with us Straight Official Magazine and remember, it’s the #DueSeason so #GetSOM!

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[NEWS] Pat Stay, Famous Battle Rapper Dies

Pat Stay
Pat Stay

PAT STAY, Canadian battle rapper has died. CNBC News reports that Stay was the victim of a fatal stabbing in downtown Halifax early Sunday. Halifax Regional Police have not identified Stay as the victim, but Stay’s brother, Peter Stay, confirmed the news to CBC.

The Nova Scotian MC was revered for his boasts, witty insults and lyrics. The acclaimed artist had won several rap battles over the course of his career. His most memorable took place in 2015 which was hosted by Drake and where he would secure his fourth victory in a North American competition.

Pat Stay
Photo Cred (IMDB.com)

Pat gained an immense following on social media recently. Just two days ago, Stay dropped a new track that has already amassed more than 50,000 views on YouTube. The video also includes the OVO God giving praise to Stay saying “Pat Stay’s definitely one of, if not, the best.”

Straight Official Magazine offers our prayers and condolences to his family, peers and fans. Check out one of our favorite videos down below of Pat Stay challenging The Game to a rap battle.

Pat Stay
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