Legendary Hip Hop lyricist Nas has released a new track entitled ‘Angel Dust’. The track is premiered on the third episode of season 2 of Netflix series The Get Down, which Nas is an executive producer. The show documents the consummation of Hip Hop in the Bronx in the 1970s, and features input from Grandmaster Flash, Kurtis Blow and many more eminent Hip Hop icons. We haven’t had enough time to catch the series yet, but it definitely looks well worth a watch.
‘Angel Dust’ illustrates the dangers of substance abuse, with Nas opening up about the effects of drugs on his family – ‘The sidewalk was my brother’s office’. Listen in above.