In July of last year, Nas released Life Is Good, his eleventh solo album and third with Def Jam Records. The Queens, New York native received tremendous acclaim for the complete works and its video single, “Daughters” as well as a #1 debut, selling nearly 150,000 copies.

Approximately nine months later, the onetime Large Professor protege took to Twitter to reveal that roll-out for his next project will begin in May of this year. With rumors of a Distant Relatives follow-up with Damian Marley, it could be be something besides a Nas solo project.

The shortest period between studio albums for Nas, was 1999. In April of that year, the emcee released I Am… and followed in November with Nastradamus.

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