Nas explores the life of the son of an aspiring jazz
musician and a hardworking postal worker who by age four
was a self-taught trumpeter, shocking his father and the
neighborhood by performing on the local street corner with
his father’s middle-aged friends.
His story is told trough
exclusive personal accounts from friends and family including
his father Olu Dara, Q-Tip, DJ Premier, Don Ienner President
of Sony Music, MC Serch, hip hop journalist Kevin Powell,
AZ , DJ Red Alert and his brother Jungle.
”I’ve Been Excited About Music…”
Rapper/producer Q-Tip revealed during an interview with Giant Step that he’s currently in the studio with a wide range of artists working on new material, including D’Angelo and Kendrick Lamar.
“Iâ€™m basically doing a lot of production right now and thatâ€™s going really well,” he said. “Iâ€™m about to start my new album in the latter part of the summer and it should be out next year, so Iâ€™m excited about that. Iâ€™ve been excited about music in general, so itâ€™s really good. Iâ€™m making music for other people and myself: Kendrick Lamar, DAngelo, [and] Ledisi.”
Tip’s next album will be his first since 2008′s The Renaissance and his first since inking a deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint.