In Hip Hop History Today “Nas released I Am” April 6, 1999
I Am… is the third studio album by rapper Nas, released April 6, 1999 on Columbia Records. It debuted #1 on the charts, selling over 470,000 copies in its first week. I Am… would later be certified 2x platinum in the United States. Upon its release, I Am… received generally mixed to positive reviews from music critics. Listen to I Am… above.