Nas may be in a happy place right now with life and music, but that doesn't mean his upcoming 10th album is all roses. The in-the-works LP, previously named Life Is Good, is likely due for a title change, the rapper said in a recent interview with MTV.
Nas said he wants to change the title because it was giving people the wrong impression. "A lot of people around me didn't understand where I was coming from. They kinda thought I was saying, 'Let's pop bottles, we're rich, everything's good.' That's not where I was coming from," he said. "So there's another title that came that kind of fits a little better, and you might hear about that. There might be a change coming real soon."
The LP, expected later this year, will feature the Queensbridge native's recently leaked single "Nasty," which has been praised for its vintage 1990s feel. If the name does change, it will presumably be a less controversial move than the last time Nas retitled an album. In 2008, the veteran wordsmith attempted to name his album, N-----, but was overruled by his label, Def Jam Records.
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