Nas and Sony are re-releasing 1996's It Was Written with bonus tracks.
June 25, 2021 A 7 single of The Message b/w Street Dreams (extended version) housed and a special edition cassette are also offered in a special 25th-anniversary bundle (projected to ship in September). Originally released on July 2, 1996 via Columbia Records the Billboard 200-topping album also featured guest appearances from Dr. Dre, Foxy Brown, AZ, and Cormega who would all lay the foundation for The Firm, one Hip Hops first commercially successful supergroup projects. Mobb Deep rappers Prodigy and Havoc, DJ Premier, Kid Capri, DJ Premier, Illmatic producer L.E.S. and many more also contributed to the album. Revisit the original It Was Written below ahead of its re-release. Music videos for If I Ruled The World (Imagine That) and Street Dreams will be upgraded to high-definition and will premiere on July 2 alongside the album. Subscribe to DX Newsletter Get The Most Important Stories Of The Day Straight To Your Inbox Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Youre Far Too Kind To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Joining Newsletter More on Hiphopdx Read more