It Was Written

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It Was Written
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Album de Nas
Lansare 2 iulie 1996
Înregistrare 1995–96
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Gen Hip hop
Durată 58:29
Casă de discuri Columbia Records
Producător DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, Havoc, L.E.S., Live Squad, MC Serch (exec.) Trackmasters
Cronologie – Nas
Illmatic
(1994)
It Was Written
(1996)
I Am...
(1999)
Alte informații
Single-uri de pe It Was Written
  1. If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)
    Lansare: 28 mai 1996
  2. Street Dreams
    Lansare: 22 octombrie 1996
  3. The Message
    Lansare: 3 februarie 1997

It Was Written este cel de-al doilea album de studio al raperului Nas. Albumul a fost lansat pe 2 iulie 1996. It Was Written a fost albumul lui Nas cu cel mai mare succes comercial, vanzant peste 3 milioane de copii si debutand pe locul 1 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums si Billboard 200, pastrandu-si aceasta pozitie timp de 4 saptamani; s-a aflat in top timp de 34 de saptamani.

Critici[modificare | modificare sursă]

Recenzii profesionale
Punctajul recenziei
Sursa Punctajul
Allmusic 4/5 stele[1]
Chicago Sun-Times 3.5/4 stele[2]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stele[3]
Entertainment Weekly A−[4]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stele[5]
NME 6/10[6]
Q 4/5 stele[7]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stele[8]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stele[9]
The Source 4/5 stele[10]

It Was Written a primit în general recenzii pozitive de la critici.[11]

Lista melodiilor[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. "Album Intro" - ( Nas & AZ ) - 2:24
  2. "The Message" - 3:54
  3. "Street Dreams" - 4:39
  4. "I Gave You Power" - 3:52
  5. "Watch Dem Niggas" - ( Nas & Foxy Brown ) - 4:04
  6. "Take It in Blood" - 4:08
  7. "Nas Is Coming" - ( Nas & Dr.Dre ) - 5:41
  8. "Affirmative Action" - ( Nas, AZ, Cormega, Foxy Brown, (The Firm) ) - 4:19
  9. "The Set Up" - ( Nas & Havoc ) - 4:01
  10. "Black Girl Lost" - ( Nas & Joel "Jo-Jo" Hailey ) - 4:22
  11. "Suspect" - 4:12
  12. "Shootouts" - 3:46
  13. "Live Nigga Rap" - ( Nas & Mobb Deep ) - 3:45
  14. "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)" - ( Nas & Lauryn Hill ) - 4:42
  15. "Silent Murder" - ( CD bonus in Japonia si Europa; bonus pe caseta in Statele Unite ) - 3:23

Note[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ Stanley, Leo. Review: It Was Written. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2008-08-01
  2. ^ Eroare la citare: Etichetă <ref> invalidă; niciun text nu a fost furnizat pentru referințele numite Williams
  3. ^ Kot, Greg. "Review: It Was Written". Chicago Tribune: 6. 25 iulie 1996. Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. (Transcription of original review at talk page)
  4. ^ Ehrlich, Dimitri. Review: It Was Written. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-02-22.
  5. ^ Coker, Cheo Hodari. Review: It Was Written. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved on 2009-07-09.
  6. ^ Eroare la citare: Etichetă <ref> invalidă; niciun text nu a fost furnizat pentru referințele numite NME
  7. ^ Eroare la citare: Etichetă <ref> invalidă; niciun text nu a fost furnizat pentru referințele numite Qmag
  8. ^ Coleman, Mark (1996-09-19). Review: It Was Written. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  9. ^ Hoard, Christian. "Review: It Was Written". Rolling Stone: 568–569. 2 noiembrie 2004.
  10. ^ Shortie. "Review: It Was Written". The Source: 73. April 1994. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03.
  11. ^ Icons of Hip Hop, p. 346

Bibliografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • John Borgmeyer, Holly Lang (). Dr. Dre: A Biography. Edition: illustrated. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-313-33826-4. 
  • Jake Brown (). Dr. Dre in the Studio. Edition: illustrated. Amber Books Publishing. ISBN 0-9767735-5-4. 
  • Mickey Hess (). Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-33902-3. 
  • Mickey Hess (). Icons of Hip Hop: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture. Edition: illustrated. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-313-33904-X. 
  • Todd Boyd (). The New H.N.I.C.: The Death of Civil Rights and the Reign of Hip Hop. NYU Press. ISBN 0-8147-9896-9. 
  • Nathan Brackett, Christian Hoard (). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide: Completely Revised and Updated 4th Edition. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 

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