Nas VS Jay-z 2013!!!

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Who makes better music?

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  1. Nas

    69.2%
  2. Jay-z

    30.8%
  1. thedream233

    thedream233 Thrillmatic

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    soooo... yeah, given the fact that Nas dropped the phenomenal Life is Good, last year and Jay just dropped Magna Carta, has anyone had any changed opinions on who's better (that is, who makes better music overall?)


    just checkin to see if anyones opinions changed...
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  2. NightmareEx

    NightmareEx The Beast

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    No.

    Nas's perspective is dope, but fairly narrow.

    Jay's rapping is on par, but I appreciate his big picture approach to music more. Also, I like Magna Carta. Life is Good was PHENOMENAL though.
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  3. Twamp

    Twamp proper weaponry

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    personally, i prefer Nas' music over Jay.
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  4. Im Technical

    Im Technical I got 30 pages of rhymes

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    Nas, in every possible way. I thought this discussion became irrelevant years ago tbh.
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  5. Mel Man

    Mel Man Wat ya'll bout to witness

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    Nas just more my flavor, always has been, musically and lyrically

    I also rate LIG higher than MC, n have been rating Nas albums higher since 2006 when Hip hop is dead and kingdome come both came out weeks apart

    foreal, Nas rappin was on another level on LIG...

    gotta give MC more spin though
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  6. Mel Man

    Mel Man Wat ya'll bout to witness

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    why is Nas perspective narrow and why does Jay have a big picture approach to "music" n Nas doesn't?

    LIG has more depth and versatility than MC imo

    nothing against Jay though, he brilliant
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  7. ThatsNotMyName

    ThatsNotMyName The Conquering Lion

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    They too different and equally good. Personally I'm not a fan of neither so meh.
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  8. Vulgar

    Vulgar 80s baby

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    I prefer Jay in every aspect. Always have

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  9. Kry

    Kry Willie Stylus

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    This has always been tough for me...it's like the BIG vs Pac debate. Both are great, but both are completely different. The best way for me to answer the specific question is to say that I think Life Is Good shits on MCHG
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  10. THEDONN

    THEDONN One Love

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    i only rank 4 rappers

    pac
    big
    jay
    and nas

    the top 2 never changed

    nas and jay got so much music it us depends on my mood and what im feelin that makes them switch 3 and 4.
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  11. Superman70

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    at this stage i'd say nas is better, but overall it's very close.

    If Jay puts out another album like this then I'd probably say Nas.

    Actually I'd probably say Nas now but I'm gonna give Jay the benefit of the doubt since I might be letting Magna Carta influence my opinion. I
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  12. allnakey

    allnakey Sex is no fun by yourself

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    I think Nas has more time to actually focus on being a Rapper. Jay has so many other things on his plate that I think being a Rapper has fallen way down in priority. Rap is more of a Hobby, becoming a billionaire is his new passion.

    Nas has been killing recently. After joining Def Jam Nas just erupted with a constant flow of great music. Not just on his own albums either, his features have been some of the best as well.
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  13. Vulgar

    Vulgar 80s baby

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    So I guess yall don't take into consideration. That Nas is where he is right now because of Jay?

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  14. Freebass

    Freebass NAH NUDDAH

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    still haven't gotten to that point where I let albums fight to win my praise for their creator.....I still haven't peeped jay's album yet.....I still bench press Wheaties.....my opinion weighs a ton
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  15. Tha Cunnysmythe

    Tha Cunnysmythe Unsavoury Negroid

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    Always preferred Jay and looked forward to his albums more

    But Nas has been making much better music consistently for a few years now
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  16. Freebass

    Freebass NAH NUDDAH

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    what was nas' last album right before life is good?.....
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  17. Twamp

    Twamp proper weaponry

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  18. Vulgar

    Vulgar 80s baby

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    Distant Relatives

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  20. Vulgar

    Vulgar 80s baby

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    Nas is winning album wise? :confused:

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