Stillmatic (Explicit Version) CD (2001)

Artist: Nas

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The Best Yet, NAS is the man

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Product Overview


Label Sony
SKU 60512784
UPC 696998573628
UPC 14 00696998573628
Format CD
Release Date 12/18/2001
Author Nas
Compilation Appearance Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Hell On Earth (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Pieces Of A Man (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance R. (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Belly (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Murda Muzik (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Aziatic (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Fix (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Just Tryin' Ta Live (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance 8 Mile (Clean Version)
Compilation Appearance 8 Mile (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Art Of Storytelling (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Late Registration
Compilation Appearance Late Registration (Clean Version)
Compilation Appearance Welcome To Jamrock (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Kiss Tha Game Goodbye (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Take A Look In The Mirror (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance The Big Bang (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Doctor's Advocate(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Greatest Hits
Compilation Appearance Professional Part 3(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Evolution Of The Groove
Compilation Appearance Nas Ill Will Records Presents Queen
Compilation Appearance Wild Pitch Classics(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance LAX(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance LAX(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance LAX (Bonus Tracks)(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Better Dayz(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Theater Of The Mind(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Cadillac Records (Music from the Motion Picture)
Compilation Appearance Cadillac Records (Music From The Motion Picture) ( Deluxe Version)
Compilation Appearance Last Kiss(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Last Kiss (Clean Version)
Compilation Appearance A Different Me
Compilation Appearance Red Light District (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Victory(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Street Love
Compilation Appearance Tha Carter IV (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Tha Carter Iv(Bonus Tracks)(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Tha Carter Iv(Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)
Compilation Appearance My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1) [Deluxe Edition]
Compilation Appearance Mf Life
Compilation Appearance Mf Life(Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Compilation Appearance Fortune(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Fortune
Compilation Appearance Best Of The Roots
Compilation Appearance Deeper Than Rap(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Dreams And Nightmares(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Dreams And Nightmares
Compilation Appearance Pink Friday:roman Reloaded Re Up(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance God Forgives, I Don't [Deluxe] [Explicit]
Compilation Appearance Songs In A Minor (10Th Ann De)
Compilation Appearance Box Set Series:korn
Compilation Appearance Box Set Series:run Dmc
Compilation Appearance AKA (Deluxe Edited)
Compilation Appearance AKA (Deluxe Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance NASTRADAMUS(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Blacc Hollywood
Compilation Appearance BLACC HOLLYWOOD(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Rebel Heart Deluxe Edition (Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Reggae Gold 2010
Compilation Appearance The Dreamer, The Believer(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Careless World(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Deeper Than Rap(Limited Edition)(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance LAX (Clean)
Compilation Appearance Shaolin Vs Wu Tang(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Ecology
Compilation Appearance Fortune(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Fortune
Compilation Appearance Spirit Indestructible
Compilation Appearance INFAMOUS MOBB DEEP(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Of Jagged Edge
Compilation Appearance Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Rebel Heart (Super Deluxe) [Explicit]
Compilation Appearance Hall Of Fame(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Hall Of Fame
Compilation Appearance Hall Of Fame
Compilation Appearance ICON:SLICK RICK(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance Careless World
Compilation Appearance Mmg Presents:self Made Vol 2(Explicit Version)
Compilation Appearance DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS 6(Explicit Version)
Associated Artist/Work Az
Associated Artist/Work DMX
Associated Artist/Work Green Lantern
Associated Artist/Work J. Period
Associated Artist/Work Khalifa, Wiz
Associated Artist/Work Marley, Damian
Artist Influence Big Daddy Kane
Artist Influence Boogie Down Productions
Artist Influence EPMD
Artist Influence Eric B. & Rakim
Artist Influence Erick Sermon
Artist Influence Gang Starr
Artist Influence Intelligent Hoodlum
Artist Influence Kool G Rap
Artist Influence LL Cool J
Artist Influence Main Source
Artist Influence Marley Marl
Artist Influence Public Enemy
Artist Influence Rakim
Artist Influence The D.O.C.
Artist Contemporary AZ
Artist Contemporary Big Punisher
Artist Contemporary Black Moon
Artist Contemporary Canibus
Artist Contemporary Capone-N-Noreaga
Artist Contemporary Cappadonna
Artist Contemporary Cormega
Artist Contemporary Devin the Dude
Artist Contemporary Fat Joe
Artist Contemporary Ghostface Killah
Artist Contemporary GZA (Rap)
Artist Contemporary Jay-Z
Artist Contemporary Jeru the Damaja
Artist Contemporary Kanye West
Artist Contemporary Lupe Fiasco
Artist Contemporary Mobb Deep
Artist Contemporary Mos Def
Artist Contemporary Noreaga
Artist Contemporary PRhyme
Artist Contemporary Prodigy (Mobb Deep)
Artist Contemporary Raekwon
Artist Contemporary Redman
Artist Contemporary The Notorious B.I.G.
Artist Contemporary The Throne
Artist Contemporary Your Old Droog
Artist Follower Big Punisher
Artist Follower Brother Ali
Artist Follower Eminem
Artist Follower Eve
Artist Follower Foxy Brown (Rap)
Artist Follower Game
Artist Follower Guilty Simpson
Artist Follower J. Cole (Rap)
Artist Follower Ja Rule
Artist Follower Lupe Fiasco
Artist Follower Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Artist Follower Mos Def
Artist Follower N.O.R.E.
Artist Follower Pharoahe Monch
Artist Follower Roc Marciano
Artist Follower The LOX
Technical Info
CatalogID 85736
Lable Name Columbia (USA)
Released 12/18/2001
Original Release 2001
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00696998573628
Musical Guests
Mary J. Blige
Album Notes and Credits
Contains the bonus track "Every Ghetto," which follows "What Goes Around."
Personnel includes: Nas, Mary J. Blige, Az.
Producers include: Nas, Ron Browz, Large Professor, DJ Premier, Salaam Remi.
Personnel includes: Nas, Amerie, AZ.
Producers include: Nas, Hangmen 3, Kevin Crouse, Large Professor, Baby Paul.
Personnel: Salaam Remi (guitar, Fender Rhodes piano, organ, drums, percussion); Keon Bryce (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Jason Goldstein; DJ Premier; Eddie Sancho ; Kevin Crouse.
Recording information: Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas; D&D Studios, New York, NY; Hit Factory Studios, New York, NY; Lobo Recording, Long Island, NY; Patchwork Studios, Atlanta, GA; Playpen Recording Studios, New York, NY; Right Track Recording, New York, NY; Sony Studios, Santa Monica, CA.
Photographer: Sacha Waldman.
Unknown Contributor Role: Julian Alexander.
In 1994, Nas dropped his debut, ILLMATIC. More than just a classic, it's perhaps the definitive East Coast street hip-hop record, bereft of clich?, rife with rich, inventive rhymes. His early coronation proved both blessing and curse, as his three follow-ups, while shining next to most platinum peers, never reached the ingenious heights of his introduction. Just by the title, STILLMATIC makes obvious its yearning to recapture that feel, a ridiculously tall order if not an impossible one, but it comes dangerously close, which merely makes it one of the top albums of its year.
At times it feels as if half of STILLMATIC consists of shots at Jay-Z, ex-cohort Prodigy, and others, at times thinly veiled, other times not veiled at all (the opening two words of "Ether"). Out of the mouths of others, this game would be old and boring. What allows Nas transcendence is that he is not your average hater posturing to sell records, he's earnestly responding to a slander with his supreme, unwavering lyrical style. Nas has an insane arsenal of words and an acute sense of incongruity, best illustrated on "Destroy and Rebuild," where he reverses the guns of KRS-One's blistering attack on Nas's home, Queensbridge ("The Bridge Is Over"), to both glorify his beloved 'hood and deny the MCs he believes have fallen off.
Artist Overview
With charged poetic lyrics spit in an almost impossibly smooth flow, Nas turned the rap world on its ear in 1994 when the Queens MC unleashed the instantly immortal ILLMATIC. The immaculate record contained few frills, no skits, no celebrity cameos, just the rapper's deceptively complex rhymes, words that lounged in the listener's psyche for days after, layered over beats by some of the best producers of the day. While the following years would find Nas hard-pressed to live up to his supernova debut, he quietly released solid records. In 2001, his spirit revived by a beef with Jay-Z (they would reunite on stage years later), he released the acerbic STILLMATIC, which was followed by a string of critically praised records, but no shortage of controversy.
Professional Reviews
Spin (2/02, pp.106,108) - 7 out of 10 - "...Navigates the divide between the poetic streak that made him a legend and the clumsy pop-oriented fluff that made him a star. STILLMATIC gets as close to the source as he's come in years..."
Q (2/02, p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Broader horizons, good production and a renewed flow of narrative detail bring a new lease to his life..."
Vibe (2/02, p.120) - 3.5 out of 5 - "...Poignant vignettes attest to Nas' still superb descriptive his best, Nas is still one of the finest..."
Disc 1
1 Stillmatic (The Intro)
2 Ether
3 Got Ur Self A...,Got Ur Self A...
4 Smokin'
5 You're Da Man,You're Da Man
6 Rewind
7 One Mic,One Mic,One Mic
8 2nd Childhood
9 Destroy & Rebuild
10 Flyest, The - (featuring Az),Flyest, The - (featuring Az)
11 Braveheart Party - (featuring Mary J. Blige)
12 Rule - (featuring Amerie)
13 My Country
14 What Goes Around
15 Every Ghetto - (bonus track)

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