Over the years, the Queensbridge MC has openly cited his
appreciation for records he grew up on, and we’ve noticed he’s most poignant
and comprehensible when he speaks on a topic of his interest: the good ol’ days.
Japanese company TDK
, well known for its data storage media products, has sparked a new campaign featuring musicians with memories of using the company’s
cassette tapes. Nas
, growing up as a child of the ‘80s, has vivid memories of
creating his own mixtapes off radio cuts. In this mini-documentary,
we find an enthusiastic Nasir citing his list of favorite artists, the method
he used to create mixes, and how it all affected his childhood growing up in QB. Although
it’s a medium from a bygone era, the nostalgic qualities bring back old
sentiments for the legendary rapper. Hear Mr. Jones tells his tales.
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