It Was Written is the second album by QueensBridge, New York Rapper Nas (Nasir Jones). The album was released on July 2nd, 1996. Some Listeners claim that It Was Written is a better album then Nas’s Classic debut Album Illmatic. Unlike Illmatic, It Was Written was commercially successful. The producers on this album include DJ Premier, Dr.Dre, Havoc, L.E.S., Live Squad, TrackMasters & MC Serch as Executivie Producer.

Tracklist:
Track 1 – 0:06 – Album Intro
Track 2 – 2:30 – The Message
Track 3 – 6:25 – Street Dreams
Track 4 – 11:06 – I Gave You Power
Track 5 – 15:00 – Watch Dem Niggas
Track 6 – 19:06 – Take It In Blood
Track 7 – 23:55 – Nas Is Coming
Track 8 – 29:37 – Affirmative Action Ft. AZ, Cormega & Foxy Brown
Track 9 – 33:58 – The Set Up Ft. Havoc
Track 10 – 38:00 – Black Girl Lost
Track 11 – 42:24 – Suspect
Track 12 – 46:37 – Shootouts
Track 13 – 50:25 – Live Nigga Rap Ft. Mobb Deep
Track 14 – 54:11 – If I Ruled The World (Imagine That) Ft. Lauryn Hill
Track 15 – 58:56 – Silent Murder