Freedom Mortgage Pavilion | Camden, New Jersey
This summer, hip-hop pioneers Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan join forces to bring music fans the best of East Coast Hip-Hop! The N.Y. State of Mind Tour featuring these monumental artists is conquering North America, one city at a time, on their 25-date trek. On Thursday, 8th September 2022, Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan will burn up the stage at the Waterfront Music Pavilion! Music fanatics in Camden, New Jersey, better get ready for an epic show where these legends will show you how hip-hop is done! If you love rap, you better get your tickets fast because the Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan’s show at the Waterfront Music Pavilion is expected to be jam-packed!
Grammy-Award-winning artist, Nas, is one of the most prolific rappers of the ‘90s. His monumental debut release, Illmatic, is considered the most influential hip-hop albums of all time. The record has also been regarded as one of the landmark albums that revived the East Coast hip-hop scene. Moreover, some critics acknowledged that no other albums reflect the sound of New York hip-hop better than Illmatic. Commercially, Illmatic performed well on the charts, peaking at number 12 on the Billboard 200 countdown. The album was preceded by singles, “Halftime,” “It Ain’t Hard to Tell,” “Life’s A Bitch,” “The World is Yours,” and “One Love.”
After his remarkable debut, Nas released fourteen more highly-acclaimed studio albums. Notably, his 2020 album, King’s Disease, won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Furthermore, the album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 and topped the U.K. R&B Albums chart.
The Wu-Tang Clan comprises RZA, GZA, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna. These accomplished rappers who also happen to have phenomenal solo careers paved the way for East Coast rappers, such as Nas, Notorious B.I.G., and Jay-Z. Their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) helped put the New York hip-hop scene on the map. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) achieved its double-platinum status two years later. Moreover, it has also been regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time.
If you consider yourself a hip-hop enthusiast, you better score tickets to Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan’s show at the Waterfront Music Pavilion! Tickets are now available!