It looks like Nas has found his mojo again. The iconic Queens, New York MC, who for the past few months has been mired in headlines surrounding his high stakes divorce with alternative R&B singer Kelis, raps like a man possessed on the recently leaked DJ Khaled track “Victory.”
The hard charging cut, produced by Kanye West, also features vocalist John Legend. One line that’s sure to garner attention is a two-fisted dart to bloggers seemingly obsessed with Nas’ monetary status. “I feel like intelligence is my wealth/However how enormous is Nas’ pocket is, it’s a pop quiz for gossipers.” Pow!
Between this and some of the leaked Distant Relatives tracks with Damian Marley, it’s a great time to be a Nasir Jones fan. —Keith Murphy