Nas Announces ‘The Lost Tapes 2’ Release Date

On the heels of teasing The Lost Tapes sequel, Nas officially announced on Tuesday (July 2) that The Lost Tapes 2 is set for release July 19. The long-awaited project will feature unreleased cuts from Hip-Hop Is Dead, UntitledLife Is Good, and Nasir

Nas also unveiled the track list, which enlists a myriad of superstars on the production side. Look for hard-hitting beats from luminaries such as Kanye West, Pete Rock, Hit-Boy, Swizz Beatz, RZA, The Alchemist, No I.D., Statik Selektah, Pharrell and more. 

The Queensbridge native has launched a merchandise collection in collaboration with Aimé Leon Dore commemorating the project that's now available over at his online shop. The selection includes a range of t-shirts, hoodies, an ash tray and a The Lost Tapes II candle. 

Nas is just days away from embarking on a co-headlining tour with Mary J. Blige later in July. The North American trek is slated to kick off in West Palm Beach, Fla. on July 11. 

Watch The Lost Tapes 2 trailer and find the effort's track list below. 

The Lost Tapes 2 Track List:
1. No Bad Energy PROD. BY SWIZZ BEATZ]
2. Vernon Family PROD. BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS]
3. Jarreau of Rap (Skatt Attack) feat. Al Jarreau, Keyon Harrold PROD. BY EDDIE COLE]
4. Lost Freestyle PROD. BY STATIK SELEKTAH]
5. Tanasia PROD. BY RZA]
6. Royalty feat. RaVaughn PROD. BY HIT-BOY]
7. Who Are You feat. David Ranier PROD. BY ERIC HUDSON]
8. Adult Film feat. Swizz Beatz PROD. BY SWIZZ BEATZ]
9. War Against Love PROD. BY DJ DAHI & DJ KHALIL]
10. The Art of It feat. J. Myers PROD. BY PETE ROCK]
11. Highly Favored PROD. BY RZA]
12. Queens Wolf PROD. BY DJ TOOMP]
13. It Never Ends PROD. BY THE ALCHEMIST]
14. You Mean The World to Me PROD. BY KANYE WEST]
15. Queens Bridge Politics PROD. BY PETE ROCK]
16. Beautiful Life feat. RaVaughn PROD. BY NO I.D.]