Queensbridge, NY

Nas’ new album, Nasir, is upon us. To mark the occasion, the Queens legend held a waterfront listening party for the project on Thursday night (June 14) in Queensbridge, New York.

The event was hosted by Mass Appeal, which is co-owned by the Illmatic mastermind. Hundreds of people were bused from a parking lot to a secret location — which turned out to be near the Brooklyn Bridge — to witness the album’s unveiling.

Where it all started… NAS ALBUM DONE. #Nasir

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High-profile artists like Pusha T, Swizz Beatz and DJ Clue were on hand, as well as Kanye West and West’s wife Kim Kardashian, who sat on top of a Jeep watching the party unfold.

#KimKardashian spotted at #Nasir album release.

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#PushaT spotted at #Nas #Nasir album release event

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As the album played, people were so moved by what they were hearing, they started jumping up and down, including Swizz Beatz who danced around to “Adam & Eve.”

#SwizzBeatz was spotted getting LIT ?at #Nas’ #Nasir album release party ?.

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The event was also scheduled to be livestreamed at 9 p.m. EST on Mass Appeal’s YouTube channel but it stopped working right as it was supposed to begin. After a shaky start, Nasir finally started playing, but it was riddled with technical difficulties for those trying to watch it online.

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Despite the glitches, the energy was high during the event and served as an unforgettable evening for those in attendance.

Check out reactions to Nasirhere.