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Nas Reacts On Jay Z Dropping Music On His Release Days

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The rivalry between Jay Z and Nas is legendary in the realm of hip hop lore. The two had the biggest rap beef during the time since Biggie vs Tupac when Jay Z dropped “The Takeover”. Nas would later go on to release the famous “Ether” song which has now become the word in hip hop for ending rap battles.

However, the two men resolved their issues and have recorded songs together since that time. They even worked alongside each other on the same music label that Jay Z was a head of in Def Jam.

The rap fans being astute about the history between the two have noticed a trend of Nas and Jay Z releasing music at the same time. Some believe that Jay Z is being petty still over the Nas victory in their rap war by trying to take shine away from the Queensbridge hip hop artist. The question was addressed on a segment with The Breakfast Club.

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@nas explains why he never recorded with Biggie and reacts to rumored Jay-Z shade in recent @breakfastclubam interview.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, @cthagod asks Nas why he and B.I.G. never produced a record together. Nas explains, “He got too high in the studio with B.I.G. and stayed high for days.” The New York rappers were supposed to do a couple of songs and Nas was even supposed to remix "Gimme the Loot.”⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ In the same interview, Nas reacts to rumors of Jay-Z shading his music release dates by dropping records on the same day as him. The Breakfast Club breaks down the album release dates between both rappers; Nas reacts and says, “that's a hell of a coincidence.”⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Do you think this is a “coincidence”? Let us know below.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Photo: @gettyimages⁠⠀ Video: @breakfastclubam #Nas #JayZ #hiphop #rap #oldschoolhiphop

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“I think maybe there’s an energy that we both have where maybe we work around the same time,” said Nas, but DJ Envy continued to list the times the Marcy projects legend dropped product.

Nas was asked about why there were no songs with Notorious BIG and he basically stated that the two rappers were just too smoked out to get anything done when together.

Nas explains, “He got too high in the studio with B.I.G. and stayed high for days.” The New York rappers were supposed to do a couple of songs and Nas was even supposed to remix “Gimme the Loot.”⁠⠀ Watch the full interview below!

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