Can't Forget About You
by Nas

Album: Hip Hop Is Dead (2007)
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  • This song is Nas looking back and saying how he has been through everything, and even alluding to a retirement soon. In the last verse he states "enough of the past," indicating his desire for a strong finish of his career.
  • This samples Nat King Cole's music from "Unforgettable." Cole's daughter Natalie appears in the video.
  • Nas gives a shout out to DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince in this song, stating that rap hasn't been the same since their break-up. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Randy - Trenton, NJ, for all above
  • The R&B singer Chrisette Michele sings on this track. It was produced by will.i.am.
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