Nas becomes an anti-drug educator on “Angel Dust,” a brand new single from the ultra-modern season of his famous netflix program, “The Get Down.”
Over a soulful beat, esco explains the impact that angel dust has on its users. “angels with dirty faces,” he raps. “angels with broken wings / the satan’s dirt, pcp, invaded bloodstreams.”
Later, the “get down” govt manufacturer and narrator exhibits why it’s great to live away from drug dealing too. “The sidewalk changed into my brother’s workplace,” he raps. “we reduce our losses, i had alternatives / i took a pen, have become a voice for the unvoiced / my people on foot in a zombie nation / lifestyles is short, even mine’s at stake.”
“Angel Dirt” soundtracks the opening scenes of the display’s third episode in its second season. You visible observe nas’ lyrics quite literally, with explicit depictions of drug use and its consequences.