UK Nas Contest Winner Banks On Album

Streets Disciple

serves as a test to meter Nas’ success after a two year hiatus. For the

first time since I Am, Nas is bringing a massive guest list to his double album.

While Ludacris and Busta

Rhymes will reign regardless, one of those guests depends on this album to possibly

boost a movement.

Rising Son, who won the

Sony Records Remix Contest early in the year is excited to see the response

from his work on, “Thieves Theme (UK Remix),” a bonus track on the

album.

“That’s a big

thing for [Europe], we’ve got a UK artist on the album. It’s taken

so long for people to actually wake up to what’s going on,” Rising

Son told AllHipHop.com.

He added, “Now, I’m

seeing that the US is looking to the UK a lot. Fat Man Scoop has got a program

over here called, ‘Chances.’ Dame Dash is running it red at the

moment over here. He just signed an act over here. In the States it’s

running dry a bit.”

Rising Son has spoken with

Nas’ management in hopes of joining the rapper for dates on his European

tour after his Streets Disciple album is released.

Rising Son remains unsigned,

but hopes to gain exposure through the Nas album, and a mixtape hitting streets

soon.

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