It Was Written

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Street Dreams: Revisiting Nas’ ‘It Was Written’ Album 20 Years Later

Looking back at the impact of Nas' sophomore album through the eyes of writer J. Pablo. As a life long New Yorker, he has covered…

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Fabolous Tackles Nas’ ‘Black Girl Lost’ On Latest #FridayNightFreestyle

Hear Fabolous rock out on Nas' 'Black Girl Lost' on his latest #FridayNightFreestyle.

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What Millennials Should Know About… Nas’ ‘It Was Written’

VIBE spotlights music's most essential timepieces for Gen Y. You gon' learn today NAS It Was Written (1996) Selling point (in one…

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Nas: Biggie Said ‘You Finally Got That Monkey Off Your Back’ When ‘It Was Written’ Went Platinum

Illmatic wasn't the only great rap album to drop in 1994 (in fact, we highlighted 49 dope discs that dropped the same year). But…