7 hrs ago
Jeru the Damaja, Porter Ray
Two things: past and future hiphop greatness. The past tonight is represented by none other than Jeru the Damaja, one of the top spitters of hiphop's silver age .
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9 hrs ago
[Editorials] Watching The Throne: New York's Drought Of Rap Kings
For Rap overall, New York not being in control is emblematic of an evolutionary shift in the genre to possibly something greater-than-Rap.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Vixen Vent: Hip Hop is Officially Dead
I think it's safe to say that hip hop is officially dead. Although Macklemore appeared to have made a sincere gesture by openly admitting that he did not deserve his '"Best Rap Song" Grammy, it seems the spotlight is still on him as 'Thrift Stop" was recently named as one of Billboard's best rap songs of all time.
Rick Ross Rules With Fifth No. 1 Album On Billboard 200
Rapper Rick Ross collects his fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as Mastermind arrives atop the list.
In Horowitz's Silicon Valley Tell-All, a Woman's Place Is Hypothetical
When Ben Horowitz's publicist reached out to see if I wanted to interview him about his new book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, I enthusiastically said yes.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The New York Observer
Beyond the Screen: Tribeca Film Festival Pushing Boundaries of Cinema
Who needs South by Southwest when you can just stay in New York? The Tribeca Film Festival , in its 13th year, is continuing its march toward becoming one of the most futuristic, forward-thinking events in the industry, with a beefed-up transmedia and technology lineup.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Wait, Nas is friends with who?
Hip-hop artist Nas and Ben Horowitz, co-founder and partner at Andreessen Horowitz, share a moment.
Palm Beach Rapper Croosh: "I Really Don't Like Corny, White Voices in Hip-Hop"
The Notorious B.I.G. first went by Biggie Smalls. Jazzy turned into Jay-Z, which then turned into Jay Z. Nas stepped up his hygiene regime and dropped Nasty.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Ben Horowitz Is Desperate for You to Think He's Cool
Today, after weeks of media aggrandizement, millionaire tech investor Ben Horowitz and sat down on a stage in Austin with the rapper Nas and made a large room uncomfortable.
Silicon Alley Insider
Ashton Kutcher And Top Investor Ben Horowitz Danced While Nas Rapped At a SXSW Rager Last Night
Ben Horowitz, a top Silicon Valley investor and partner at Andreessen Horowitz, got on stage and danced alongside Kutcher while Nas rapped.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
[News] 50 Cent Leaves Interscope: How Nas, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface...
Exclusive: Last month, 50 Cent left longtime label Interscope Records. HipHopDX examines other artists who changed labels during their careers.
Macklemore's 'Thrift Shop' Tops List Of Hottest Rap Songs Ever
Macklemore and his producer Ryan Lewis are crushing hip-hop metrics, no matter how apologetic the Seattle rapper is about his big wins.
EXCLUSIVE: A Baby Tiger Made P. Diddy Scream During "Hate Me Now" Video Shoot
Ian Gelfand has probably helped one of your favorite rap video be made and during an appearance on Cipha Sounds' Take It Personal , he told a story about a legendary rap video.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New York Daily News
Tribeca Film Festival lineup for 2014 revealed
The 2014 Tribeca Film festival set the slate Thursday for its 13th annual edition, running April 16 - 27. The fest's opening night film will be "Time is Illmatic," the Documentary about rapper Nas's 1994 album "Illmatic."
Kelis On Nas Divorce: 'I'm Over It'
Singer Kelis insists she is "over" her 2009 divorce from rapper Nas , despite the fact he sparked speculation in recent years about his feelings for his ex-wife after featuring her wedding dress on the cover of his 2012 album.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Nas Drops Previously Unreleased "93 Stretch & Bobbito Freestyle"
This year is the 20th anniversary of Nas' groundbreaking debut Illmatic . As part of the celebration for the classic project, the Queens emcee is re-releasing the album featuring remastered songs, unreleased tracks, and remixes.
The Austin Chronicle
Nas Returns to SXSW
South by Southwest 's hip-hop roll call continues, with announcements of four nights curated by ?uestlove 's Okayplayer and 50 Cent 's Tuesday takeover of Fair Market.
Soundset announces 2014 lineup
Rhymesayers just gave area hip-hop fans a big reason to look forward to the warmer months, as they released the lineup for the seventh annual Soundset festival.
Wiz Khalifa, Nas, 2 Chainz, Cypress Hill top Soundset 2014 lineup
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz on Hip-Hop Artist Nas
Ben Horowitz , 47, co-founded the venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and is author of "The Hard Thing About Hard Things" .