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N.Y. State Of Mind

on Illmatic

by Nas

First Played: 06/11/2008 03:42 AM
Last Played: 09/14/2021 06:46 PM
Total Plays: 21
 

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  • Kevin Cole : 09/14/2021 06:46 PM
    Born on this day in 1973 -- Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (Nas), in Crown Heights, Brooklyn! The production on the track (done by Chris Martin, known as DJ Premier) samples two jazz tracks: “Mind Rain” by Joe Chambers and “Flight Time” by Donald Byrd, as well as vocal samples from Eric B. & Rakim’s track “Mahogany” for the song’s hook. -- The track received Gold certification in the US, as well as Rolling Stone magazine placing the song in their “50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.": https://storyofsong.com/story/n-y-state-of-mind/
  • Kevin Cole : 09/10/2021 06:15 PM
    The production on the track (done by Chris Martin, known as DJ Premier) samples two jazz tracks: “Mind Rain” by Joe Chambers and “Flight Time” by Donald Byrd, as well as vocal samples from Eric B. & Rakim’s track “Mahogany” for the song’s hook. -- The track received Gold certification in the US, as well as Rolling Stone magazine placing the song in their “50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.": https://storyofsong.com/story/n-y-state-of-mind/
  • Larry Mizell, Jr. : 08/11/2021 03:28 PM
    The production on the track (done by Chris Martin, known as DJ Premier) samples two jazz tracks: “Mind Rain” by Joe Chambers and “Flight Time” by Donald Byrd, as well as vocal samples from Eric B. & Rakim’s track “Mahogany” for the song’s hook. -- The track received Gold certification in the US, as well as Rolling Stone magazine placing the song in their “50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.": https://storyofsong.com/story/n-y-state-of-mind/
  • John Richards : 04/19/2021 08:48 AM
    On this day in 1994, Nas released his seminal debut album "Illmatic" featuring "N.Y. State of Mind." The song's production was handled by DJ Premier who sampled two jazz songs: "Mind Rain" by Joe Chambers and "Flight Time" by Donald Byrd (produced by The Mizell Brothers!).
  • Atticus : 02/19/2021 01:40 AM
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