Nas & Damian Marley

Nas and Damian Marley dropped “Distant Relatives” on May 17th, a genre defying mix of reggae and hip hop featuring K’Naan, Stephen Marley, Dennis Brown, Joss Stone and Lil Wayne. With the production responsibilities being handled by Junior Gong, the majority of the beats are not your typical hip hop style, but a combination of reggae with dancehall, traditional and modern African music, with rock and hip hop elements seeping in.

Offering a conscious and poignant take on African culture, spirituality, the in-fighting the plagues people of color around the world, and being modern revolutionary musicians, “Distant Relatives” is a groundbreaking collaboration between two of hip hop and reggae’s strongest artists. You can catch them live on 07/28/10 in Boston, MA at the House of Blues.

Download “Tribes At War” featuring K’naan HERE. (Right Click > “Save As”)

Listen to “Tribes At War”:

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Check their upcoming tour dates HERE.

Purchase the album in MP3 format HERE.

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