Dead prez, the socio-political rap duo from Florida, has established their reputation with raw rhymes. So when Nas was putting together Untitled [click to read], his conceptual masterpiece album about the black experience in America, he knew who to call.

Even though, half of dead prez, had a limited production resume that consisted mostly of group work and beats for other artists on their label, he and Nas meshed so well musically that three of the pair