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AZ has been played over 50 times on NTS, first on 16 November 2013. AZ's music has been featured on 49 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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Whatever Happened (The Birth)
AZ feat. RZA
Noo Trybe Records1998
Whatever Happened (The Birth)
AZ feat. RZANoo Trybe Records1998
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Rather Unique
AZ
EMI1995
Rather Unique
AZEMI1995
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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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Rise & Fall
AZ feat. Big Pooh, Phonte
Quiet Money Records2006
Rise & Fall
AZ feat. Big Pooh, PhonteQuiet Money Records2006
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Cold Outside
Az, Begetz
X-Ray Records2007
Cold Outside
Az, BegetzX-Ray Records2007
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Quiet Money
Half-A-Mill feat. AZ
Warlock Records2000
Quiet Money
Half-A-Mill feat. AZWarlock Records2000
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Superstar
AZ
Koch Records2008
Superstar
AZKoch Records2008
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