Posts Tagged ‘nas’

Watch Nas Perform “Illmatic” in Full at Coachella

In celebration of the fast-approaching 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas performed the entirety of the album last night at Coachella. Nas also brought out his once-rival Jay Z to perform the Nas-sampling track “Dead Presidents.” Thankfully Nas didn’t... Read more »

This Dad Recreated Classic Album Covers With His Adorable Sons

My dad is the best, even though he doesn’t know who Beyoncé is. Everyday he endorses me for new skills on LinkedIn, and he really respects a good chicken salad sandwich. He’s just the best. Lance Underwood is... Read more »

Video: Nas and Q-Tip Perform “The World Is Yours” and “One Love” with The Roots on Jimmy Fallon

As promised by Q-Tip on Instagram the other day, he and Nas, whose Illmatic XX comes out soon, stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon earlier tonight. Together with The Roots, Q-Tip and Nas performed... Read more »

50 Cent, Nas, Young Money, Childish Gambino, & Action Bronson to Play at Hot 97 Summer Jam 2014

New York radio station Hot 97 have just announced the lineup for their annual hip-hop institution that is Summer Jam. 50 Cent returns to Summer Jam after nearly 10 years, headlining alongside Nas, Nicki Minaj and... Read more »

Listen to an Unreleased Nas Song Called “I’m A Villain”

Nas is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Illmatic by releasing Illmatic XX April 15, which adds a whole disc of demos, remixes, and radio freestyles to the original classic album. We already heard Nas’ performance on The Stretch Armstrong and... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With ScHoolboy Q, Nas, and Grimes

This week on Twitter: - ScHoolboy Q gets turned away from 50 Cent’s show - Nas makes a bold statement about feminism - Grimes gets a new friend Here is the week on Twitter. And a... Read more »

Listen to a 1993 Nas Freestyle From The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show

On April 15, Nas will release Illmatic XX, an anniversary LP to celebrate the 20th birthday of his still-celebrated debut album. Along with all of Illmatic‘s original material, the collection will include remixes and unearthed material... Read more »

Watch Eminem Perform at The Beats Music Launch Party

On January 24, Dr. Dre’s Beats Music held a launch party for their new streaming service. Dr. Dre called in a few of his friends to perform at the party, including Eminem, Nas, Diddy, Method Man,... Read more »

“I’m a Business, Man”: Artists Turned Music Moguls

So you've conquered music. You've released hit singles, sold millions of records, toured the globe twice over, and racked up plenty of accolades along the way. Now what? There are plenty of bad ways to spend your spoils... Read more »

Don’t Let the Beat Build: Rap Songs Without Drums

Throughout my teenage years and early adulthood, I heard the same chorus from my father repeated ad nauseum in regards to my listening habits: "I don't get what you like about rap—it all sounds the same... Read more »

Rappers and Their Zodiac Signs

In the realm of the rap, much is left to chance. Some believe they are fated to become powerful, iconic entities, while others seem to stumble into the fame almost by accident. Then, there are those... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Nas, AlunaGeorge, and Heems

This week on Twitter, Nas is in the mood for some Lauryn Hill, Riff Raff has a new name, and Bethany from Best Coast is craving McDonald’s. Here is the week on Twitter:... Read more »

Tory Lanez: 10 Albums That Changed My Life

Tory Lanez is from Toronto, but it may only be a matter of time before everyone in America knows his name. If you ask him, that's the goal. He raps, sings, produces, and writes all his... Read more »

Jay-Z Shares Lyrics to “BBC,” Features Beyoncé, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, Nas, Timbaland

As Jay-Z slowly rolls out his forthcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, we’re getting a better look into who’s worked on the project with Hov. None, however, have even come close to what a monster of... Read more »

J. Cole ft. Nas – “Let Nas Down (Remix)”

One of the most interesting and revealing songs on J. Cole’s recently released Born Sinner album was “Let Nas Down,” a refreshingly honest peek into the rapper’s mindset and his embarrassment and guilt at finding out Nas’ negative reaction to Cole World: The... Read more »