Evan Serpick of Entertainment Weekly is disappointed with Nas for what appears to be a sell-out ahead of the release of his new album. Serpick writes, “Three weeks before Nas’ new album, ‘God’s Son,’ hits stores on December 17th, the rapper seems intent on shoring up support from the very institutions he challenged this summer. He’s already got the genre’s biggest corporate wheel, Def Jam, behind him. And after this morning’s bended-knee plea on Hot 97, he’s bound to get heavy hype and airplay from the country’s most powerful radio station. The only thing he’s missing now is principles.” Read more.