Nas Premiered A New Song At SXSW, And It's Produced By J Dilla

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 17: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was processed using digital filters) Rapper Nas performs at The Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on October 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nas Premiered A New Song At SXSW, And It's Produced By J Dilla

He can keep dropping these and we'll never be tired of it.

Published March 18, 2016

Nas dropped a song last year called “The Season”, and perhaps more notable than the Queensbridge rapper releasing new music was who actually produced the track.

Legendary Detroit producer J Dilla, who passed away in 2006, is set to release the album he was working on before he died via his estate through Nas’ Mass Appeal imprint, and along with that it seems some of his production is going to be on the label boss’ next effort as well.

During a performance at SXSW this year, Nas decided to debut a song produced by the late great called “The Sickness.” And it had the crowd going wild.

It’s unclear when Nas is slated to drop his next album. He hinted that he would drop a project in 2015, but nothing surfaced. During a recent interview with DJ Khaled, he mentioned that he’s in the studio working, so something may be coming sooner rather than later.

J Dilla’s long lost album The Diary is slated for release later this year. Watch a clip of Nas’ latest unofficial release below. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

Written by Paul Meara


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