Nas has just unleashed the sequel to his well-received, Grammy Award-nominated album in King’s Disease II, and so far the reception has been warm. The Queens legend reached back into his Rolodex of time and nabbed the equally legendary Ms. Lauryn Hill to reunite on the track “Nobody” and Twitter highly approves.
With King’s Disease II, helmed by Hit-Boy and a team of producers, Nas once more goes into his elder statesman stance but does so with the gloss and awareness of a modern-era rapper. Updating his timeless flow at several intervals on the album, Nasir Jones, always the artist, might have eclipsed the lyricism and rapping present in the album’s predecessor.
Of the many standout tracks, “Nobody” featuring the former Fugees standout is some of the fiercest rapping we’ve heard in years from L. Boogie. If anyone thought that Hill wouldn’t address the elephant in the room regarding her frequent tardiness, think again. It might be surprising to some in unbothered Hill is by the depiction of her live show performances.
Check out a standout portion of the bars below:
My awareness like Keanu in The Matrix
I’m savin’ souls and y’all complainin’ ’bout my lateness
Now it’s illegal for someone to walk in greatness
They want the same sh*t, but they don’t take risks
Now the world will get to see it’s own reflection
And the anointed can pursue their own direction
And if you’re wrong and you’re too proud to hear correction
Walk into the hole you dug yourself, f*ck a projection
Check out the reactions from Twitter regarding Ms. Lauryn Hill’s dope verse on Nas’ “Nobody” track from King’s Disease II below.
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