New York rapper Nas and Mary J. Blige are keeping hip-hop and R&B alive. The duo have linked up and finally released their new “Thriving” single.

Last night, Nasty Nas and Queen Mary came through with their must-hear anthem.

In late April, Nas shared footage of himself catching a vibe to throwback Mary tunes.

The same week, Nas and Mary announced their new collaboration.

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A few weeks ago, Mary and Nas announced their first ever co-headline tour together.