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AZ

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AZ

AZ has been played over 40 times on NTS, first on 16 November 2013. AZ's music has been featured on 38 episodes.

AZ was born Anthony Cruz to an African-American mother and a Dominican father. Although he had been rapping since 1992, AZ first came to prominence by appearing on Nas' landmark album Illmatic on the song "Life's a Bitch" (1994)—he was the only guest emcee to appear on that album. After a bidding war, AZ signed with EMI, and soon released Doe Or Die (1995) to more critical acclaim than commercial sales. The album's lead single, "Sugar Hill", became AZ's only major commercial success…

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Sugar Hill
AZ
EMI1995
Sugar Hill
AZEMI1995
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Gimme Yours (Remix)
AZ (Erick Sermon mix)
EMI1995
Gimme Yours (Remix)
AZ (Erick Sermon mix)EMI1995
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The Format
AZ
Quiet Money Records2006
The Format
AZQuiet Money Records2006
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Uncut Raw
AZ
EMI1995
Uncut Raw
AZEMI1995
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No Strings Attached
AZ
BEC2008
No Strings Attached
AZBEC2008
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Life Goes On
AZ feat. Common
BEC2004
Life Goes On
AZ feat. CommonBEC2004
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How Ya Livin'
AZ feat. Nas
Noo Trybe Records1998
How Ya Livin'
AZ feat. NasNoo Trybe Records1998
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New York
Ghostface Killah feat. AZ, Raekwon
CMP Entertainment2008
New York
Ghostface Killah feat. AZ, RaekwonCMP Entertainment2008
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Understanding
Nas feat. AZ
Not On Label (Nas)0
Understanding
Nas feat. AZNot On Label (Nas)0
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Lady (Just Tha Beat Mix)
D'Angelo feat. AZ
EMI, CEMA Special Markets1996
Lady (Just Tha Beat Mix)
D'Angelo feat. AZEMI, CEMA Special Markets1996
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