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The announcement comes on Nas’ 47th birthday. Since the release of his classic debut album Illmatic in 1994, the East Coast rap legend has made a point of being an outspoken voice in hip-hop. His 2008 self-titled album and 2006 release Hip Hop is Dead both approached politically charged social commentary at a time when it was far more controversial to do so.

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