Produced By: Nas, Salaam Remi/N/A/N/A/NA
Album: Hip Hop Is Dead/"Where Are They Now (Remix)" 12" Limited Edition
Label: Def Jam/Ill Will
Nas "Where Are They Now (80's Remix)"
Nas "Where Are They Now (90's Remix)"
Nas "Where Are They Now (West Coast Remix)"
Now this is a tribute. Nas did something special when he decided to record "Where Are They Now" along with the three thematic remixes that caught everyone by surprise. This is the rapper's rapper just being a fan, giving some of the artists he enjoyed listening to a chance to shine all over again. A much-needed history lesson for all the young bucks out there, the remixes feature the following lineups:
"(80's Remix)": MC Shan, Raheem (Furious Five), Doctor Ice and Kangol (UTFO), Kool Moe Dee, Sha Rock (Funky Four +1), Tito (Fearless Four), Grandmaster Caz (Cold Crush Brothers), Lin Que (Isis of X Clan), Dana Dane, Pebblee Poo and Just-Ice
"(90's Remix)": Redhead Kingpin, Rob Base, The Original Spinderella, Father MC, Monie Love, Mike G (Jungle Brothers), EST (Three Times Dope), Positive K, Krazy Drayzy of Das EFX, DoItAll of Lords of the Underground, Chip Fu (Fu-Schnickens) and Dres (Black Sheep)
"(West Coast Remix)" Breeze, Kam, King Tee, Candyman, Threat, Ice-T, Sir Mix-A-Lot and the Conscious Daughters (scratches from DJ Bobcat)