Hip Hop Is Dead

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NasJanuary 1, 2006
Hip-Hop/Rap℗ 2006 The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records
142
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Hip Hop Is Dead is the eighth studio album by American rapper Nas, released December 19, 2006 on Def Jam Recordings. His first album for the label, it was co-financed by Nas's previous label, Columbia Records, which once distributed for Def Jam. The album's title was inspired by Nas's view of the music industry and the state of hip hop music at the time. The album features appearances from Nas’ wife Kelis, Kanye West, Jay-Z, will.i.am, Snoop Dogg, The Game and Chrisette Michele, among others.
The album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 355,880 copies in its first week. His fourth U.S. number-one album, it had sold 764,000 copies by November 2008, eventually over time it went platinum by the RIAA. Upon its release, Hip Hop Is Dead received generally positive reviews from most music critics. Hip Hop Is Dead was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, ultimately losing to Kanye West's Graduation at the 50th Grammy Awards

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Money Over Bullshit (Album Version Explicit)4:16
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You Can't Kill Me (Album Version Explicit)3:15
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Carry On Tradition (Album Version Explicit)3:49
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Where Are They Now (Album Version Explicit)2:44
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Hip Hop Is Dead (feat. will.i.am)3:45
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Who Killed It? (Album Version Explicit)3:10
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Black Republican (Album Version Explicit) (feat. JAY-Z)3:45
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Not Going Back (Album Version Explicit) (feat. Kelis)4:09
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Still Dreaming (feat. Kanye West & Chrisette Michele)3:37
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Hold Down The Block (Album Version Explicit)3:58
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Blunt Ashes (Album Version Explicit)4:03
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Let There Be Light (Album Version Explicit) (feat. Tre Williams)4:28
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Play On Playa (Album Version Explicit) (feat. Snoop Dogg)3:33
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Can't Forget About You (Album Version Explicit) (feat. Chrisette Michele)4:34
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Hustlers (Album Version Explicit) (feat. The Game & Marsha Ambrosius)4:06
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Hope (Album Version Acappella Explicit)3:05
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Additional Information

Total length
1:00:21
Tracks
16
Released
December 19, 2006
Label
℗ 2006 The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records
File type
MP3
Access type
Streaming and by permanent download to your computer and/or device
Internet connection
Required for streaming and downloading
Playback information
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