Nas finally drops his new album, Nasir. The compilation, produced by Kanye West, is released as part of West's ambitious slew of weekly music releases.
A listening party was held during the release of Nasir, but it received a backlash when the YouTube streaming failed to work on cue. There are seven songs in Nasir, namely "Not For Radio," "Cops Shot the Kid," "White Label," "Bonjour," "everything," "Adam and Eve," and "Simple Things."
Fans React To 'Nasir'
Following its release, fans of Nas and West called Nasir one of West's best productions ever. Fans also took their thoughts to Twitter and said that Nas' much-awaited album did not disappoint.
"7 joints was cool for all the other artists so far but we waited for 6 years for Nas to drop another album fam," wrote one fan.
Another fan urged YouTube to release all of Nas's songs immediately.
"Somebody get @YouTube on the line I'm trying to LISTEN to @Nas new album #Nasir," wrote the fan.
After the release of Nasir via the rapper's listening party, reports noted that his songs are not yet available on iTunes, Apple Music, and Spotify. One fan wondered why this is the case.
Several other fans commended Nas and his entire album, which served as his follow-up to Life Is Good.
"@Nas #Nasir is an instant classic... Everything about this project is insane. We needed this!!! Thank you," wrote one Twitter user.
Another fan praised the NYC rapper and called Nasir an instant classic. The same fan also said that Nas and West outdid themselves.
Another Nas supporter thanked him for his beautiful song lyrics and said that he is the best. One fan also said that Nasir is one fire.
Kanye West's Weekly Album Releases
Nasir was released as part of West's desire to drop one album every week for the next five weeks. He previously released his own compilation called ye. The album just landed at number 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
West followed up his ye album with Pusha T's DAYTONA, and Kid Cudi's Kids See Ghosts. The songs in DAYTONA are "If You Know You Know," "The Games We Play," "Hard Piano" (feat. Rick Ross), "Come Back Baby," "Santeria," "What Would Meek Do? (feat. West), and "Infrared."
The songs in Kids See Ghosts are "Feel the Love," "Fire," "4th Dimension," "Freeee," "Reborn," and "Kids See Ghosts."