Az

Az

AZ first became known by appearing on Nas ' landmark 1994 album Illmatic on the song " Life's a Bitch ", as well as featuring vocals on the opening track The Genesis. AZ signed with EMI, and soon released his debut album Doe Or Die in 1995 to critical acclaim. The album's lead single, "Sugar Hill", became AZ's major commercial success as a solo artist, reaching #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and achieving Gold status. AZ's EMI contract was transferred to sister label Noo Trybe / Virgin Records when the EMI Label Group was shut down.