Nas ‎– Hip Hop Is Dead

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Def Jam Recordings ‎– 1718420, Columbia ‎– 1718420
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1 Money Over Bullsh*t
Producer – WildfyerWritten-By – L. Lewis*, N. Jones*, W. Coleman*
4:16
2 You Can't Kill Me
Producer – Alvin West*Written-By – A. West*, L. Lewis*, N. Jones*
3:15
3 Carry On Tradition
Producer – Scott StorchRecorded By – Conrad Golding, Marc LeeWritten-By – N. Jones*, S. Storch*
3:49
4 Where Are They Now
Producer – Nas, Salaam RemiWritten-By – N. Jones*, S. Gibbs*
2:44
5 Hip Hop Is Dead
Drums, Keyboards, Organ [Farfisa], Recorded By, Featuring – Will.I.Am*Mixed By – Dylan "3D" Dresdow*Written-By – N. Jones*, W. Adams*
3:45
6 Who Killed It?
Cello – Patrice JacksonClarinet, Flute, Saxophone [Soprano] – Vincent HenryDrums, Bass, Keyboards – Salaam RemiFrench Horn – W. Marshall Sealy*Producer – Salaam RemiTrumpet, Flugelhorn, Trumpet [Bass] – Bruce PurseViola – Adam Hill (2)Violin – Naira UnderwoodWritten-By – N. Jones*, S. Gibbs*, W. Adams*
3:10
7 Black Republican
Featuring – Jay-ZProducer – WildfyerWritten-By – L. Lewis*, N. Jones*, S. Carter*, W. Coleman*
3:45
8 Not Going Back
Featuring – KelisProducer – Stargate (2)Written-By – K. Rogers-Jones*, M. Ericksen*, N. Jones*, T. Hermansen*
4:09
9 Still Dreaming
Featuring – Chrisette Michele, Kanye WestProducer – Kanye WestWritten-By – C. Payne*, K. West*, N. Jones*
3:37
10 Hold Down The Block
Drums, Bass, Keyboards – Mark BatsonProducer – Mark BatsonRecorded By – Aaron Fessel, Mark BatsonSaxophone – Leroi MooreVocals – Mark B. MayfieldWritten-By – M. Batson*, N. Jones*
3:58
11 Blunt Ashes
Producer – Chris WebberWritten-By – M. Webber*, N. Jones*
4:03
12 Let There Be Light
Co-producer – Devo Springsteen, Paul ChoDrums – Mark BiondiFeaturing – Tre WilliamsKeyboards – Paul ChoProducer – Kanye WestRecorded By – Andrew DawsonWritten-By – D. Harris*, K. West*, N. Jones*, P. Cho*, T. Williams*
4:28
13 Play On Playa
Featuring – Snoop DoggProducer – Scott StorchRecorded By – Conrad GoldingWritten-By – C. Broadus*, N. Jones*, S. Storch*
3:33
14 Can't Forget About You
Drums, Keyboards – Will.I.Am*Featuring – Chrisette MicheleMixed By – Dylan "3D" Dresdow*Recorded By – Will.I.Am*Written-By – C. Payne*, N. Jones*, W. Adams*
4:34
15 Hustlers
Featuring – Marsha Ambrosius, The Game (2)Keyboards – Mike ElizondoKeyboards, Bass – Lionel "LJ" Holoman*Mixed By – Dr. DreProducer – Dr. DreRecorded By – Brian Summer*, John Stahl, Mauricio "Veto" IragorriVocals [Additional] – Jaramye DanielsWritten-By – A. Young*, J. Taylor*, M. Ambrosius*, M. Elizondo*, N. Jones*
4:06
16 Hope
Co-producer – Alexander "Spanador" Mosely*Producer – NasWritten-By – L. Lewis*, N. Jones*
3:05
17 The N... 2:48

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"Where Are They Now" contains a sample of "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved" as performed by James Brown, Under license from Universal Music Enterprises. Written by J. Brown, B. Byrd & R. Lenhoff. Published by Crited Music, Inc. (BMI). All rights administered by Unichappell Music, Inc. Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

"Hip Hop Is Dead" contains samples From the sound recordings "Apache" and "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" both performed by Michael Viner & The Incredible Bongo Band, courtesy of Phoenix Records. Used By Permission. "Apache" written by Jeremiah Patrick Lordan and published by Regent Music Corp. O/B/O itself and Francis Day & Hunter (BMI). "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" written by D. Ingle and published by Cotillion Music, Inc./Ten East Music (BMI) and Iron Butterfly Music (BMI). All rights administered by Cotillion Music, Inc. (BMI). Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

"Black Republican" contains samples of "Marcia Religiosa" as performed by The City Of Prague Philharmonic. Under license from Silva Screen Records. Written by Carmine Coppala. Published by Carmit Music Co. (ASCAP). Used By Permission.

"Still Dreaming" contains interpolations from the composition "The Interim" written by Jimmy Webb. Published by Universal Music Pubishing (ASCAP). Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

"Play On Playa" contains a sample of "After The Dance" as performed by Marvin Gaye. Under license from Universal Music Enterprises. Written by Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware & Arthur Ross. Published by Jobete Music Co. (ASCAP). Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

"Can't Forget About You" contains excerpts of "Unforgettable" as performed by Nat King Cole. Used courtesy of Capitol Records under license from EMI Music Marketing. Written by Irving Gordon. Published by Bourne Co. (ASCAP). Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.

Track 17 is a UK bonus track.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02517 18420 6
  • Barcode (Scanned): 602517184206
  • Label Code: LC08427
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): UNIVERSAL [Logo x4] 1718420 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, Moulded): MADE IN THE UK
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1, Code 1): IFPI 0475
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1, Code 2, In The Matrix): IFPU 04AS
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): UNIVERSAL [Logo x4] 1718420 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2, Moulded): MADE IN THE UK
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2, Code 1): IFPI 6413
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2, Code 2, In The Matrix): IFPI 6212

Other Versions (5 of 17) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
602517028296 Nas Hip Hop Is Dead(CD, Album, Sup) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, The Jones Experience 602517028296 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
00602517243361 Nas Hip Hop Is Dead(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings 00602517243361 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
1702829 Nas Hip Hop Is Dead(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings 1702829 Australia 2006 Sell This Version
DEFF 16641-1 Nas Hip Hop Is Dead(2xLP, Album, Promo, Cle) Def Jam Recordings DEFF 16641-1 US 2006 Sell This Version
B0008323-02 Nas Hip Hop Is Dead(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings B0008323-02 US 2006 Sell This Version

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