The Source |Today In Hip Hop History: Nas And Damian Marley Dropped Their 'Distant Relatives'LP 13 Years Ago #hiphop

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The Source |Today In Hip Hop History: Nas And Damian Marley Dropped Their 'Distant Relatives'LP 13 Years Ago #hiphop

Today In Hip Hop History: Nas And Damian Marley Dropped Their 'Distant Relatives'LP 13 Years Ago

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This Hip Hop/reggae collabo album was the first of its kind, with its release coming after Nas controversial Untitled album and Marleys landmark Welcome To Jamrock LP. The production was very organic and exempt of super producers except for Jr. Gong and Stephen Marley, having Marley explain , Were trying to have a sound thats reminiscent of both of us, but not exactly like either A lot of charity albums come off corny. We want this to be something youd play in your car. The album did daily well commercially, entering the Billboard 200 at number five and selling over 125,000 in its premiere month. Distant Relatives also served as a refreshing alternative that coupled as a vehicle of consciousness to younger listeners who were captivated by the more popular gangster themed music. Features boasted the likes of Joss Stone, Junior Reid, Lil Wayne and others. Advertisement Read more


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