Nas only released his chart-topping eleventh studio album Life is Good in July 2012, but he's already onto the next one.
During an interview with AP, Esco said that he's already begun work on the follow-up to Life is Good and that he's in the right state of mind to record it. "Yes. It has started. I must tell you. I can’t stop now. I’m in a great zone," he said.
"No disrespect to nobody else in rap music, but Kendrick Lamar. I’m really happy about his record. I needed that. His record reaches you. It gives you hope. ... Also, Meek Mill. His energy is amazing."