In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of his seminal debut album Illmatic, Nas held a contest inviting fans to collaborate and produce the official music video for “Represent,” an influential track off of the classic release. This is the first video ever made for the track and was shot at the YouTube Space Los Angeles.
The legendary Queens Bridge rappers turns 40 on the 14th, Saturday. He celebrated his birthday with Hennessy last night at Avenue nightclub in NYC. Guests were Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Melonie Fiona, Maino, and more. Watch the birthday clip after the jump Read the rest of this entry
Nas was a special guest on CNN where he gave his two cents on Race And Justice In America II with Anderson Cooper Read the rest of this entry
The Hip-Hop Archive and Harvard University’s W. E. B. Du Bois Institute yesterday announced the founding of the Nasir “Nas” Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship. The endowment will “fund artists and scholars who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in the arts in connection with Hip-Hop”. Read press release below Read the rest of this entry
Nas replied J.cole with “Made Nas Proud”. Another day in HipHop history. HipHop is alive!
The greatest(s) spotted in the studio; Jay-Z, Nas, Justin Timberlake and Timberland flexing. And then we have Squared moments of the boys of TDE/Black Hippy; Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock meets Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″ and Mr. Porter in Detroit Read the rest of this entry
MTV brings the eighth instalment of its popular controversial series of “Hottest MC’s In The Game”. The list of MC’s who are making the waves in hip-hop right now. Topping the chat this year is TDE’s lyricist Kendrick Lamar — well deserved K.Dot crossed the black hiphop to being the rap figure for pop artist feature (Dido, Emeli Sande). Followed by Def Jam rapper 2Chainz at No.2. Grammy award winner, Drizzy Drake holding down the No.5 spot and closing the chart at No.8 is the Harlem MC Read the rest of this entry
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Biggest names in music including, Beyonce, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, and more.
Frank Ocean won for Best Urban Contemporary Album winner with “Channel Orange”, Miguel for Best R&B Song ‘Adorn’, Beyonce won Best Traditional R&B Performance winner “Love On Top” Beyonce. Justin Timberlake premiered new song “Pusher Love Girl”. Finally Drake revealed, Nothing Was The Same as the title for his
third album. See full winners list below… Read the rest of this entry
Get On Down releases their newest exclusive box set with Nas’ Illmatic. As with their Raekwon set, we’re getting a look at the packaging and features that are included in the CD set. A vinyl set as well as a bundle (consisting of both packages) will be released at the same time. Take a look at the assortment of items below.
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