Nas’ Lost Tapes 2 Tracklist Has RZA, Pete Rock, Kanye, Alchemist & More Producing

After teasing fans with a short, cryptic social media video last month, Nas’ Lost Tapes has a release date. The legendary and his Mass Appeal Records dropped a trailer for the compilation that is due July 19.

The video, which includes a Statik Selektah-produced “Lost Freestyle” as its sound-bed, confirms production by RZA, Pete Rock, Alchemist, Pharrell, Swizz Beatz, No I.D., Kanye West, Hit-Boy, and  Statik, among others. Pete and RZA are each responsible for two songs.

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A Def Jam Records press release confirms that the songs stem from sessions surrounding 2006’s Hip Hop Is Dead, 2008’s Untitled, 2011’s Grammy-nominated Life Is Good, and last year’s NASIR.

Def Jam confirmed Nas’ Lost Tapes 2 tracklist:

1. No Bad Energy [PROD. BY SWIZZ BEATZ]
2. Vernon Family [PROD. BY PHARRELL]
3. Jarreau of Rap (Skatt Attack) feat. Al Jarreau, Keyon Harrold [PROD. BY EDDIE COLE]
4. Lost Freestyle [PROD. BY STATIK SELEKTAH]
5. Tanasia [PROD. BY RZA]
6. Royalty feat. RaVaughn [PROD. BY HIT-BOY]
7. Who Are You feat. David Ranier [PROD. BY ERIC HUDSON]
8. Adult Film feat. Swizz Beatz [PROD. BY SWIZZ BEATZ]
9. War Against Love [PROD. BY DJ DAHI & DJ KHALIL]
10. The Art of It feat. J. Myers [PROD. BY PETE ROCK]
11. Highly Favored [PROD. BY RZA]
12. Queens Wolf [PROD. BY DJ TOOMP]
13. It Never Ends [PROD. BY ALCHEMIST]
14. You Mean The World to Me [PROD. BY KANYE WEST]
15. Queens Bridge Politics [PROD. BY PETE ROCK]
16. Beautiful Life feat. RaVaughn [PROD. BY NO I.D.]

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Notably, Al’ worked on 2002’s first installment, producing the Barry White-sampling “No Idea’s Original.” Kanye West, who created all of the music to last year’s album, also received an early credit via “Poppa Was A Playa” on the Columbia/Sony Records first volume.

Pete Rock, who produced “The World Is Yours” on Nas’ Illmatic debut, reunites with his lyrical pupil. P.R. has done an assortment of remixes since the 1994 video single.

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One year ago, Nas told Angie Martinez that he was recording a NASIR follow-up with RZA and Swizz Beatz producing. Lost Tapes 2 has reportedly been in the works for more than five years.