Jul 27

Classics: Nasir Jones: The Resurrection


Nasir Jones: The Resurrection

With this Classics section, I wanted to offer my readers something timeless each month. Anyone that knows me, understands my deep love of music. So I thought it was only right to include some releases that have either stayed in my collection, my heart or both.

To kick things off during the launch of www.flawlesscrowns.com, I couldn’t pick a better selection than this long forgotten mixtape Nasir Jones: The Resurrection. Mixed by KING SMIJ, this CD was released in late 2001 during the height of the war of words between Nas and Jay-Z.

During that time I remember playing this CD for anyone that would listen to it. Everyone that heard it agreed that it was a classic. I ended up loosing the CD somehow. Through some due dilgance, I was able to track down KING SMIJ and he was nice enough to send me it.

In my opinion Nas is Rap’s greatest lyricist of all time and I think this great mix of classic songs, unreleased tracks and freestyles will prove me correct.


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    • Wavy Maguire on July 28, 2010 at 1:21 AM
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    i can always use a free CD down load, thanks. this was a classic mixtape something that i can upload to the ipod and zone out while riding the train. illmatic will always be that album…

    • Lx on July 28, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    A classic indeed…

    • King Smij on August 25, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    This cd paid the bills for years after its release. LOL Who knew? I just made it out of my love of hip-hop. Thanks

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  1. […] hence the Classics. Each entry into this section is a piece of audio that I always treasured. My first two entries were long-lost Nas Mixtapes that I had been looking for some […]

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