Furious politi-rap tom yum sans broth.
When Nas' 17 year-old daughter, Destiny Jones, instagrammed a box of condoms and a Benz nicknamed "Cocaine," Nas grabbed a pen and scribbled his thoughts. "Daughters" was born. The song finds Nas weaving an ultrapersonal narrative on the challenges of parenting in the social media era, as No I.D.'s steady keys roll and bounce with unnatural grace.
12. Joey Bada$$ - "Waves" / "Survival Tactics"
In which El-P dons the mask of a soldier recounting heinous acts to a victim's mother, while Killer Mike answers the one question on everyone's mind, "Wait, how does he know the guy's mother?" The answer, it turns out, is an unprintable double entendre.