AZ THE 20 YEAR LEGACY OF 'DOE OR DIE'
It’s been 20 years since AZ released his debut album Doe Or Die on EMI Records. The 12-track studio LP dropped on October 10, 1995 a year after we first heard AZ on Nas’ iconic Illmatic album with the hit “Life’s A Bitch.”
AZ REMEMBERS THE HISTORY & IMPACT OF 'DOE OR DIE ON ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY
When Illmatic is brought up in rap circles, AZ is usually the name that comes up first after Nas. After all, AZ is the one who wrote the hook that sparked a whole movement about enduring personal frustrations to reach celebratory highs.
PREMIERE: AZ READIES 'DOE OR DIE' RE-RELEASE AND DROPS HIS NEW TRACK "BACK TO MYSELF"
One of the game's most underrated MCs—AZ—is gearing up to re-release his debut album Doe or Die in celebration of its 20th anniversary this month. Back in 1995, Doe or Die became one of the most anticipated projects in rap history after AZ's verse on "Life's A Bitch" off Nas' Illmatic.