Nas “Life Is Good” is the #1 Album in the Country!
Legendary, mega-platinum Def Jam Recordings artist Nas captures his third consecutive #1 Soundscan debut, as LIFE IS GOOD (released July 17th) arrives at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart this week, boosted by an onslaught of television appearances on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman (July 16th) Comedy CentralÂ¹s The Colbert Report (July 17th), last night’s performance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, VH1′s top-rated Behind The Music, BET’s 106 & Park, and a performance on ESPN’s ESPY Awards.
Since joining the Def Jam family in 2006, all three of NasÂ¹s albums have debuted at #1 Soundscan: the RIAA platinum, GrammyÂ®-nominated Hip-Hop Is Dead (December 2006), the RIAA gold, GrammyÂ®-nominated untitled album (July 2008), and now LIFE IS GOOD, his overall 10th studio album.
LIFE IS GOOD saw the release of singles “The Don” and “Daughters”, and has been met with a flurry of critical praise. From outlets like The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stoneto the website Pitchfork Â which awarded LIFE IS GOOD its coveted Best New Music tag Â critics have agreed that Nas latest is a return to form and possibly his most sonically concise, lyrically sharp and best effort since his classic debut.Â pick up this classic albumÂ here