Edition #10

[Hip Hop 50] Nas x Futura 2nd Edition

Edition #10

[Hip Hop 50] Nas x Futura 2nd Edition

In homage to 50 years of Hip Hop, 12on12 proudly unveils the highly anticipated second chapter of our collaboration with Nas and FUTURA.

This exclusive release introduces a fresh addition to the Hip Hop 50 cover series – the second canvas in the coveted triptych of FUTURA's masterpiece, "FUTURE LOOK FOR FLASH." Immerse yourself in the visual narrative as it unveils a robotic DJ skilfully scratching on turntables, capturing the pulsating energy that defined the early Hip Hop movement.

FUTURA's limitless creativity intertwines seamlessly with Nas' discerning ear for timeless tracks, culminating in a vinyl edition that stands alone in its uniqueness. This one-of-a-kind release goes beyond the ordinary, complemented by a hand-finished vinyl by FUTURA bearing the co-signatures of him and Nas.

Artist & Curator

Cultural Masterpiece by Nas & Futura

At the forefront of this collaboration stand two towering figures, stalwarts in their respective domains.

Nas, the lyrical master of rap, curates an exclusive 12on12 vinyl featuring his 12 pivotal Hip Hop tracks, a sonic journey shaping both him and the genre. FUTURA, an artistic luminary rooted in the streets of 1970s New York, contributes his directional finesse and the visually captivating painting “FUTURE LOOK FOR FLASH.”

In this amalgamation of sound and vision, Nas and FUTURA converge to create a cultural masterpiece, transcending boundaries and inviting you to witness the harmonious fusion of rap's lyrical genius and artistic mastery.

Behind the Scenes

Hip Hop 50 - The 2nd Edition

Explore the creative process as Nas and FUTURA craft the highly anticipated second part of their ground-breaking Hip Hop 50 trilogy.

Watch them meticulously personalise and sign a limited edition of 40 hand-finished vinyl records, transforming them into unique masterpieces and showcasing both visionary artists' unique touches.