There are a fair amount of listeners that heard Nas’ album Life Is Good but have no clue who some of the people and things he referenced on the album even are. By the same token, there are some places Nas referenced that the younger audience is completely unaware of.
So for the born in the 90’s contingency, our brother site, TheUrbanDaily breaks down 12 people, places and things Nas referenced on Life Is Good so you understand why the album resonated so much with the old heads. Let’s get to it…
“It’s foul what this money could do, cash corrupts the loyal/I hung with E-Money too, the **** truth! READ MORE HERE
DJ Hot Day is a Queensbridge legend shouted out at the beginning of “Reach Out.” He made records with the first incarnation of the Juice Crew (Super Kids) and the song Mary J. Blige sang on is actually a remake of the 1987 classic “Hot Day Master Mix.” DJ Hot Day was also half of the group PHD with MC Poet (AKA Blaq Poet of Screwball). Their 1991 Tuff City LP Without Warning featured a young emcee named MC Cor (Cormega) on the track “Set It Off.”
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