Posts Tagged ‘nas’

Nas – “The Season” (Prod. J Dilla)

If you like hip-hop, it’s hard to hate on Nas over a J Dilla beat. The beat was originally featured on Dilla’s Donuts album under the name “Gobstopper.” “The Season” will live on Nas’ upcoming album, still... Read more »

15 Songs That Will Make You Want To Move To New York

Ah, New York, the city of dreams. For many people who don't live in the city, New York is a place they dream of moving to or at least visiting one day. In the movies and... Read more »

15 Songs With Kids Singing the Chorus

There's something about kids voices singing a chorus that can make it so damn catchy, and turn a song from a solid album cut into a hit. Artists know this, and have been employing the technique... Read more »

Wiz Khalifa ft. Nas, ScHoolBoy Q & Rick Ross – “We Dem Boyz (Remix)”

With “We Dem Boyz” having taken off as one of the summer’s hit records, Wiz Khalifa recruits Nas, ScHoolboy Q, and Rick Ross to supply it with an official remix. It’s a completely re-envisioned track that... Read more »

Q-Tip Discusses His Career and 25th Anniversary of Low End Theory on BBC Radio 1 Documentary

As soon as you mention the name Q-Tip, any fan of hip-hop will probably go into a long-winded speech about how A Tribe Called Quest changed their life. The effect of their music has been told... Read more »

20 of the Best Songs to Wake Up To (For Any Occasion)

Waking up sucks, but sadly living requires that you do it every now and then. So, to help you endure the joyless process of staggering bleary-eyed from your bed to the kettle for your coffee, we've... Read more »

This Girl Makes Amazing Portraits of Your Favorite Musicians With Leftover Food

I love food. And obviously, I love music, too. I bake cakes while listening to Clipse or Kanye West, because that’s what makes sense to me. I even cooked up food references that Action Bronson and... Read more »

420 Appropriate Songs That Happen to be 4:20 Long

There are lots of 420 playlists out there already. In fact, it's not really that hard to make your own. A bit of Snoop, a bit of Bob Marley, a few classics everyone knows and loves,... Read more »

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 »