With the impending release of The Lost Tapes 2 right around the corner (this Friday, for those still sleeping), Nas held an intimate listening session in New York Tuesday evening.
During the event, the Queensbridge legend decided to look even farther in the future while teasing the release of a third and fourth installment of the two decade old series.
“As you can imagine, I’ve piled up a lot of songs since [The Lost Tapes],” Nas said. “So I got enough for a Lost Tapes 2 now. And a Lost Tapes 3 and a Lost Tapes 4.”
For Volume 2, Nas has pulled tracks from the recording sessions of his last four albums: Hip-Hop Is Dead (2006), Untitled (2008), Life Is Good (2012), and NASIR (2018). And, according to Billboard, “Jarreau Of Rap” is an outlier and not a quality representation of the rest of the project—which should satisfy the many fans who were left dumbfounded after hearing the first single. They also said the Kanye West-laced “You Mean The World To Me” is better than anything off NASIR (which shouldn’t be too hard).