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Critic's NotebookLil Wayne renews his claim to greatness

When Lil Wayne used to claim that he was the best rapper alive, it didn't really matter whether or not he meant it.

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Related Topix: Rap, Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Video Has All The Butts You Could Ever Want In A Music Video

After much teasing, Nicki Minaj dropped her video for "Anaconda" late Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Rap, Madonna

Mon Aug 18, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Nas Details How Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G. Deaths Impacted Him, Jay Z Beef Importance

Nas: "When those [Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.] passed away, I thought it was the end of Rap."

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop, Tupac Shakur

Vibe

New Music: Your Old Droog 'Sleepers'

As often as Your Old Droog gets compared to Nas , his latest record "Sleepers" sounds like if Nas got into a syrupy haze and hung out with MF Doom for a little while.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

Vibe

New Music: Your Old Droog 'Sleepers'

As often as Your Old Droog gets compared to Nas , his latest record "Sleepers" sounds like if Nas got into a syrupy haze and hung out with MF Doom for a little while.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

HipHopDx

[News] Nas Details How Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G. Deaths Impacted Him, Jay Z Beef Importance

Nas: "When those [Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.] passed away, I thought it was the end of Rap."

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop, Tupac Shakur

AllHipHop.com

Nas: When 2Pac and Biggie Died, I Thought It Was The End Of Rap

Hip Hop legend Nas did a sit down interview with Zane Lowe for the "Relentless Ultra presents Soundchain" series.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Tupac Shakur, 2pac, The Notorious B.I.G.

Sat Aug 16, 2014

New York Daily News

Fall Music Preview: Big stars will come bearing new works

The industry has been uncommonly cagey about the precise dates for new albums from its top-line stars.

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Related Topix: The Pink Floyd, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Rap, Foo Fighters, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Nas opens up about legendary feud with Jay Z

'The police are inciting violence all over again': Michael Brown's family attack character assassination after cops say he robbed store but also admit officer did NOT know that when he shot him 'Stop squishing the f*****g bread': Mother of two is arrested at the grocery store after cussing at her kids ISIS militants 'massacre 80 Yazidi men and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

AllHipHop.com

Loaded Lux Says "Eminem Vs Nas" & "Eminem Vs Jay...

The popularity of battle rap has become so big, a legend of the culture believes it is inevitable that Hip Hop heavyweights like Eminem, Nas, and Jay Z will jump into the ring.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment, Jay-Z

Music-News.com

Nas: Rap nearly ended with Biggie and Tupac

Hip-hop stars Biggie and Tupac were engaged in a feud before they both passed away, which was dubbed a coastal rap war by the press as the stars hailed from different sides of America.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac, Rap, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Freestyle Fellowship, Pizzafest 2014, and Much More

How much goodwill do you have toward hiphop acts whose careers arguably peaked two decades ago? Because 2014 especially has seen a wave of think pieces and critical evaluations of such silver age acts as Nas, Digable Planets, Wu-Tang Clan and now Freestyle Fellowship , whose Innercity Griots album was released to much fanfare in 1993.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Rap, Black Entertainment, Life, Food, Pizza, Swindle, Punk

ContactMusic.com

Nas thought Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac's deaths would spark the end of rap

NAS was concerned for the fate of rap music following the tragic deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac who were both shot by rival gang members in the 90s.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., 2 Pac, Jay-Z, Celebrities

Wed Aug 13, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean and the curse of the classic album.

By 1986, the noted King of Pop, Michael Jackson was fresh off of the release of two commercial and critically acclaimed albums and enjoying his life as a global icon minus the rumors that were spreading about his personal life.

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Related Topix: Frank Ocean, Hip-Hop, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Rap, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest

BroadwayWorld.com

Nas to Debut Nas: Time is Illmatic Documentary at the Moore Theatre, 10/15

NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC TOUR will be debuting the documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic along with a special live performance of Illmatic in its entirety on October 15, 2014 at 8:00PM at the Moore Theatre.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), International District (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Tue Aug 12, 2014

North Shore News

Squamish music fest hit all the right notes

Grammy-award winning, Quebec-based band Arcade Fire lit up the main stage at the Squamish Valley Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9. It was a majestic and energetic performance by the indie rock band, which played tracks from an array of its albums from recently released Reflektor, to The Suburbs and Neon Bible.

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Related Topix: Canada, The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Arcade Fire, The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Minneapolis: Crime ring members charged with trafficking stolen cell phones, tablets.

United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger today announced the indictment of 20 members of the Mustafa Family , a Twin Cities-based criminal organization, for trafficking stolen and fraudulently obtained mobile telephones and tablets.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cell Phones, Electronics, Black Entertainment, Rap

HipHopDx

[News] Nas' Upcoming "Illmatic" Tour To Include "Time Is Illmatic" Movie Showing

As Nas continues to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of his debut album, Illmatic , the emcee has announced a tour that is slated to pair his performance of the album with a screening of the film Time Is Illmatic .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Rochester, NY

USA Today

Rapper Nas to go on fall tour

Rapper Nas to go on fall tour Tour is in conjunction with theatrical release of 'Nas: Time is Illmatic.'

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

PE Hub

RadPad draws in $2 mln

RadPad, the leading mobile rental marketplace in Los Angeles, today announced an additional $2 million in capital through new and existing investors, after rejecting two recent acquisition offers.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap

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