4 hrs ago
Babyfaced Photos of Snoop Dogg, Nas, Mary J. Blige + More From a New Book
Snoop on the set of his first video, "What's My Name," directed by Fab 5 Freddy, Long Beach, California, 1993 Call it an instance of being in the right place at the right time -- with the right talent: Bronx-born photographer Lisa Leone came of age in New York City in the early '80s just as hip-hop was exploding across the five boroughs.
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8 hrs ago
Fashawn Signs With Nas' Mass Appeal Records, Announces Album Release Date
The ink is dry and the cynicism has settled, Fashawn is officially signed to Nas' imprint Mass Appeal Records.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Memphis Flyer
Mega Philosophy: Q & A with Cormega
The New York City borough, Queens, is home to the nation's largest housing projects: Queensbridge.
[News] Nas Can't Let Slowbucks Return To Queens, Shyne Says
Shyne also says Nas influenced him and asks the "Illmatic" emcee how he's been "so hot for 20 years."
[News] HotNewHipHop Lists "15 Classic Hip Hop Debuts"
HotNewHipHop has published "15 Classic Hip Hop Debuts," a list of debut albums that the publication deems worthy of the "classic" label.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Watch: Nas Talks Working On 'We Dem Boyz' Remix
Wiz Khalifa finally dropped his first collaboration with Nas this week, linking up with the rap legend for a smooth remix to his "We Dem Boyz" anthem.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
[Singles] Nas, Crooklyn Dodgers, Souls Of Mischief & More - "6 Old...
The 4th of July is upon us, which means more BBQ music. HipHopDX's Mike Trampe brings six old school cuts for your July 4th playlist.
Nas Dedicates Performance to Maya Angelou
ESSENCE Festival headliner Nas got the New Orleans Superdome crowd hype as he played hit after hit on Thursday night, the opening night to this Fourth of July weekend.
2014 Essence Festival eased into big weekend with Trey Songz, Nas on Thursday
Early arrivals for the 2014 Essence Festival populated multiple events on Thursday meant to expand the festival's footprint in New Orleans.
First Night At ESSENCE Fest
Jesse Boykins III kicked off the night with a rocker/soulful set from his new album Love Apparatus .
Thu Jul 03, 2014
[Album Reviews] Your Old Droog - Your Old Droog
Despite the Nas comparisons, Your Old Droog distinguishes himself from the pack with his self titled EP by mixing personal commentary with clever punchlines.
Myrtle Beach Online
20th annual Essence Fest kicks off in New Orleans
DJ Marquis kicks off the party in Woldenberg Park at 11 a.m. Thursday. The day also includes live music by New Orleans' Corey Henry's Treme Funktet and national acts including Cupid, gospel singer Erica Campbell and the old school rap group, Rappers Delight.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Live music in New Orleans for Thurs., July 3, 2014: Nas at the Superdome
Rapper Nas, seen here during the Buku Music + Art Project at Mardi Gras World in March 2014, kicks off the 2014 Essence Festival on Thursday, July 3, 2014.
[New Music] Statik Selektah ft. Action Bronson, Royce Da 5'9, & ...
"Who's your Top 5/Jay, Biggie, Pac, Nas/I ain't trying to hear another name if it's not mine."
Five Sample-Using Songs That Deserve Grammys Now
Recently the Grammy Awards announced changes to the annual music awards' criteria and categories, the most notable being now permitting songs that utilize samples in the songwriting categories, specifically Song of the Year.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Next Artist to Watch
Email: 3JEManagement@gmail.com Website: http://devynrose.com/ Music: http://devynrose.com/music/ DEVYN ROSE, new to the scene with a unique sound that is taking the world by surprise.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
[News] Meek Mill Details "Dreams Worth More Than Money" Album & Nas Collaboration
Sitting down with Miss Info ahead of the BET Awards ceremony tonight , Meek Mill explained plans for his sophomore album and hinted at some of the scheduled collaborations.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
[Editorials] Instagram Flexin': Contact Sheet From Jay Z's "Reasonable Doubt" Cover Shoot Revealed
According to a familiar clich, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your favorite celebrities - including rappers - are doing less and less press, but luckily their thumbs and smartphones still work.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Goldner: A strange evening with Flying Lotus
Schoolboy Q, shown here at South by Southwest in March, was in the SUV a gunman shot at after the Red Rocks Feed the Rocks show on June 19. As many of you have probably heard by now, last Thursday a shooting took place at Red Rocks during the annual Feed The Rocks concert.
[News] "Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop...
Exclusive: The third book focusing on acclaimed Rap albums from author Brian Coleman includes chapters on Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" and Raekwon's "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx" Author Brian Coleman's third book, Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies , is slated to be released in October.