Listen: DJ Premier & Nas-Define My Name

As part of the New York State of Mind Tour WuTang, Nas, and Busta Rhymes all performed in front of a sold-out audience at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia on September 16, 2022. (Joe Glorioso / All-Pro Reels / The Vinyl)

DJ Premier and Nas recently recorded the single “Define My Name.” They released the song on April 19th the 30th anniversary of Nas’ debut album Illmatic. Nas admits on the track that he had no plans to be rapping in his 50’s but the words kept flowing through the years. The iconic producer and superstar rapper have previously worked together and Premier produced three songs from Illmatic. “Define My Name” prepares rap fans for their collaborative album scheduled to come out this year. Nas released Magic 2 and Magic 3 in 2023.