If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) by Nas featuring Lauryn Hill (1996)
ID: RAP-01-0251
Format: SD
Location: USA
Description

Music video for the song based on the 1985 hit of the same name by rapper Kurtis Blow and samples the beat of Friends by Whodini. The single was Nas's first Top 20 R&B hit. Nominated for a 1997 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, it is considered one of the greatest rap songs of all time by many publications. The high-budget music video was directed by Hype Williams and designed by visual artist and designer Ron Norsworthy.

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