This week Nas shares a new music video in support of his most recent album, The Lost Tapes 2. Directed and edited by Jason Goldwatch, the clip coincides with “War Is Love,” which is produced by DJ DAHI & DJ Khalil.
Nas is pictured rapping the The Lost Tapes 2 tune in his new video, as his face appears intermingled with side-by-side photos and videos showcasing notable achievements of humankind and nature’s beauty, as well as scenes of manmade destruction. According to the YouTube description, the “War Is Love” visual highlights both historic and current discourses we as humanity face. Nas implores us to learn from our troubled history and press ahead in the name of love.
A followup to 2002’s The Lost Tapes, Nas released The Lost Tapes 2 in July. The album includes tracks made during sessions for 2006’s Hip-Hop Is Dead, 2008’s Untitled, 2012’s Life Is Good, and 2018’s Nasir. You can revisit it below.