Nas Announces "Magic 3" Release Date

Nas and Hit-Boy are dropping their final collaboration, "Magic 3," later this week.

BYCole Blake
Pre-Grammy Brunch & Surf Club Label Launch Celebrating Hit-Boy

Nas will be dropping his next collaborative album with Hit-Boy, Magic 3, later this week, on Thursday, September 14, 2023. He made the announcement on Instagram, Tuesday, thanking fans for their continued support of both himself and his frequent collaborator over the years.

"I want to thank everyone for taking this ride with @hitboy & I. It’s been nothing short of Magical! The Album Drops On My Birthday. 9•14 at 9PM. Forever Grateful, Enjoy!! Nasir Jones," he captioned a blurry photo of himself. Fans were stoked to hear the announcement in the comments section. "Greatness. Nasir, a true representation of hip hop who is always doing it for the culture," one fan commented. Another wrote: "What a great run. peace to the goat."

Read More: Nas & Hit-Boy’s Chemistry Is At An All-Time High On “King’s Disease III”

Nas & Hit-Boy Celebrate "King's Disease III"

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Hit-Boy and Nas attend "King's Disease III" Album Celebration on November 11, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

A third project in the Magic series comes just a few short months after Nas dropped the prior album. At the time, he remarked on social media that he's in the midst of the best year of his life. "I’m happy to be around making new music because I love it,” he wrote on Twitter. “Having the best year of my life. I caught the Holy Spirit and I’m grateful to be giving it all to the world. Magic 2." Magic 2 featured 50 Cent and 21 Savage. Check out Nas' announcement for the new Magic album below.

Nas Announces "Magic 3"

Following the release of Magic 3, Nas will have dropped six consecutive albums produced by Hit-Boy. The run has notched the two a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album with the original King's Disease as well as nominations for Best Rap Song and a second for Best Rap Album. Be on the lookout for further updates on Nas' Magic 3 on HotNewHipHop in the coming days.

Read More: Hit-Boy Is The Producer Of The Year: On 21 Savage & Nas Collab, The Rise Of Loop Makers & Sampling “The Five Heartbeats” On “Legit”

  • Link Copied to Clipboard!
About The Author
Cole Blake is currently an Editor at HotNewHipHop based out of Brooklyn, New York. He began working at the site as an intern back in 2018 while studying journalism at St. John’s University. In the time since, he’s graduated with a bachelor's degree and written extensively about a wide range of topics including pop culture, film & television, politics, video games, sports, and much more. He’s also covered music festivals such as Gov. Ball and Rolling Loud. You can find him publishing work for HNHH from Monday to Wednesday or on weekends. On the sports front, Cole’s a passionate NBA and NFL fan with his favorite teams being the Indianapolis Colts and Los Angeles Lakers. He also roots for the Yankees whenever he finds himself at Yankee Stadium or the Red Storm when in the company of other SJU alumni. His favorite hip-hop artists are billy woods, Earl Sweatshirt, Cam’ron, MIKE, and Mach-Hommy.