As the world awaits the new DJ Premier albums from Nas and Royce Da 5’9” (as PRhyme), a few of us are left to wonder where the hell the NYGz album is? Announced over fifteen years ago, and teased numerous times since, it is now threatening to become DJ Premier’s “Detox”.

Here are ten tracks that highlight why rap fans deserve to hear this potential masterpiece:

NYGz :: My Influences (2014)

NYGz :: A Tear 4 A Year (2013)

NYGz :: Hustlaz Union tease (2013)

NYGz :: Last Night (2011)

NYGz :: Policy (2010)

NYGz :: Ready (2009)

NYGz feat. Royce Da 5’9”, Lady of Rage & Freddie Foxxx :: Ya Dayz R #d Remix (2008)

NYGz :: NHB (2007)

Gang Starr feat. NYGz :: Same Team, No Games (2003)

NYGz :: Strength (2002)

NYGz :: Giantz Ta This (2002)