20 chansons qui font référence à Illmatic

24 Déc , 2017  

AZ – Love Me

Album: 9 Lives
Lyric: “Since Illmatic, this shit started then never departed/I flossed retarded for those lost in the projects/I taught them logic gaining courses in college/Chased dollars but to me what’s most important is knowledge”

Big Sean – First Chain

Album: Hall Of Fame
Lyric: “Big was the first one that had it/Then I saw Nas’ chain, man, that was Illmatic/Then I saw Kanye’s hanging from his gold necklace/Then ‘Ye gave me mine, that show you my work ethic”

Blu – Growing Pains

Rapper: Johaz
Album: Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them
Lyric: “Always told me use my mind, the world is your canvas/Moved in ’94, the same year as Illmatic/Then back to the block with John in elastic/The way he lost his life in that car it was tragic”

Casey Veggies – DTA

Mixtape: Sleepin In Class
Lyric: “Jordans and the gold chain, Illmatic bumpin’/Nas did it first and now I’m ’bout to tell ’em somethin’”

Cormega – Poetry

Mixtape: Hustler/Rapper
Lyric: “Nasty Nas all ya life you praised me/Your daughter might be Jay Z’s/Illmatic was real ’cause you was tryin’ to portray me/Matter of fact, time for Sony to pay me”

Eminem – Careful What You Wish For

Album: Relapse
Lyric: “The Marshall Mathers was a classic, The Eminem Show was fantastic/But Encore just didn’t have the caliber to match it/I guess enough time just ain’t passed yet/A couple more years that shit’ll be Illmatic

Game – Hustlers

Album: Hip-Hop Is Dead

Lyric: “1995, eleven years from the day
I’m in the record shop with choices to make
“Illmatic” on the top shelf, “The Chronic” on the left homie
Wanna cop both but only got a twenty on me
So fuck it, I stole both, spent the twenty on a dub sack
Ripped the package off “Illmatic” and bumped that
For my niggas it was too complex when Nas rhymed
I was the only Compton nigga with a “New York State of Mind” “

French Montana – Hip-Hop

Mixtape: Mac & Cheese 3
Lyric: “One love, One love/I’m talkin’ Nas Illmatic with my semi-automatic”

G-Eazy – Reefer Madness

Mixtape: The Endless Summer
Lyric: “Can recite Illmatic in its entirety/’Cause growing up that album definitely inspired me”

Jay Z – A Star Is Born

Album: The Blueprint 3
Lyric: “I had the Illmatic on bootleg/The shit was so ahead, thought we was all dead”

Vic Mensa – Orange Soda

Lyric: “My youth’s unfolding before me/Be 20 before I know it/I’m trying to write my Illmatic/Get TV’s that’s panoramic”

50 Cent – Fuck You

Mixtape: Guess Who’s Back
Lyric: “I been gone through static, shot at with automatics/Since ’90, when Nas came out with Illmatic

Childish Gambino – Hero

Mixtape: Culdesac
Lyric: “Barf on the track, be amazing and rap-furious/Damn bloggers argue on whether or not I’m serious/It’s Nas’ Illmaticnot Eddie Murphy’s Delirious

Showbiz And AG – Here And Now

Album: Mugshot Music
Lyric: “Running with cheetahs, raised with hyenas/Pen is Illmatic like my homie from Queensbridge”

The Game – The Documentary

Album: The Documentary
Lyric: “I’m Ready To Die without a Reasonable Doubt/Smoke Chronic and hit it Doggystyle before I go out/Until they sign my Death CertificateAll Eyez On Me/I’m still at it, Illmatic, and that’s The Documentary

Immortal Technique – Diabolical

Album: Revolutionary Vol. 1
Lyric: “Chemically bomb you, fuck using a chrome piece/I’m Illmatic, you won’t make it home like Jerome’s niece”

J Cole – Villematic

Mixtape: Friday Night Lights
Lyric: “It’s the feeling in the air you ’bout to drop a real classic/He said, ‘Cole, A lil’ birdy told me on the low you got anIllmatic/Nobody touching Nas nigga it’s more like Villematic’

Joey Bada$$ – World Domination

Mixtape: 1999
Lyric: “But fuck it, I’m erratic, momma lock me in the attic please/’Til I draw enough static in my somatic anatomy/And come out imputed with fusions of Blueprints and Illmatics/I’ve been going raw, this just how I feel rappin’”

Odd Future – Snow White

Rapper: Hodgy Beats
Mixtape: The OF Tape Vol 2
Lyric: “Gold chain and some J’s like Nas in Illmatic/I’m so real, I’m something to feel, peel fabric”

Kanye West – We Major

Rapper: Nas
Album: Late Registration
Lyric: “At the studio console, asked my man to the right/What this verse sound like, should I freestyle or write?/He said, ‘Nas what the fans want is IllmaticStillmatic‘/Looked at the pad and pen, fell, and jotted what I feel”

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