NEW YORK HIP HOP LEGEND N.O.R.E. (AKA P.A.P.I.) IS
SET TO RELEASE HIS NEW ALBUM, STUDENT OF THE GAME, 
ON APRIL 16, 2013.  

WATCH THIS EXCLUSIVE DOUMENTARY WHERE HOT 97 FOLLOWS HIS JOURNEY MAKING THE ALBUM! 

FIRST SINGLE, “TADOW,” FEAT. FRENCH MONTANA, 2 CHAINZ, AND PUSHA T AT RADIO NOW! 

(February 5, 2013 -- New York, NY) – Hip hop legend N.O.R.E. (aka P.A.P.I.) is set to release his long-awaited new album, Student of the Game, on April 16, 2013.  Featuring production by Neptunes, Jahlil Beats, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Hazardous Sounds, SPK,Charlie Brown, and Illa and Inf (Black Ops), Student of the Gameshows that N.O.R.E.’s sound continues to be innovative and new, while still delivering the hard street tracks that have earned him the status as one of New York’s most beloved rappers.

The first single, “Tadow” features French Montana, 2 Chainz and Pusha T.  

N.O.R.E. says, “This album is the most unique art piece I have ever put together I'm excited for the world to hear it. I am also very excited to be working wit the eOne staff and there whole operation." 

N.O.R.E. (aka P.A.P.I.,) first came in the public eye as half of the hardcore street duo Capone-N-Noreaga. Together, the two released four albums, 3 of which went top 20 on the R&B Chart. N.O.R.E. went on to release five solo albums.  His platinum solo debut, N.O.R.E., debuted at #1 on the R&B chart, while his follow-ups, Melvin Flynt – Da Hustler, and God’s Favorite, were both certified Gold.