Oliver Wang of LA Weekly weighed in on Nas’ latest effort ‘God’s Son’, calling the album his “most promising album since ‘Illmatic’,” bringing “an incisive urgency out of hibernation.” Wang added, “His songs are imbued with qualities we’ve seldom heard before — a complicated mix of optimism, melancholy, bravado, regret and, most of all, conviction. Nas is not only God’s son but also just a son, mourning the death of his mother. The album plays as an elegy to Moms, as he promises he won’t slip, won’t stop.” Wang also stacked up Nas above fellow New York MC’s Jay-Z and 50 Cent. Read more.
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