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  1. The Rewind - MGK Needs Weezy's Pistol, Swizzy Teases "Poison"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... also discuss Swizz Beatz upcoming album. Swizz has been teasing Poison , which will feature cameos from Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Pusha-T, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, the Lox, Jim Jones and more. Are we checking for some new Swizzy right now? Our boys weigh in.


  2. Rapper Butch Dawson finds inspiration, success from Baltimore's 'Swamp'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in the mid-2000s with "For My Shorty" - record in the studio. But for Dawson, it was hearing stars such as Lil Wayne and Nas that made him want to rap. He started rapping in earnest over chintzy YouTube beats but grew unsatisfied with the quality, ...


  3. Deniro Farrar's Not Back, He Never LeftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Creative Loafing

    ... crowds from the get-go. He was touring with Wiz Khalifa already when Feel This dropped, and would open for acts like Nas and Damien Marley, Mike Posner, Wale and Public Enemy during his first two years. As the hype around Farrar built, he tried to ...


  4. Rap Goddess: Moving past a binary mentality for female emceesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Daily Trojan

    ... most people who cared to have an opinion picked a side. Rivalry is an integral part of rap. Biggie vs. Tupac. Jay-Z vs. Nas, Drake vs. Meek Mill. Rap beefs continue to push the genre forward by fostering competition and captivating audiences. But, ...


  5. Recently playedNow PlayingHeroNas & Keri HilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | BBC News

    Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones , better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper and entrepreneur. The son of Olu Dara, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and has sold over 30 million records worldwide.


  6. Poetry In AmericaRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... and playwright Anna Deavere Smith, Grammy-Award winner Herbie Hancock; former vice president Joe Biden, and rapper/poet Nas), as well as others, including: a chorus of pick-up basketball players, young naturalists at the Massachusetts Audubon ...


  7. Lauryn Hill Removes Santigold From "Miseducation 20th Anniversary Tour"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | HipHopDx

    Santigold and Nas were the target of Twitter's wrath earlier this week when they appeared to pull a no-show at a stop on The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour. "I'm sorry you paid to see us and we're not there," she tweeted.


  8. Rapper Kanye West previews new music on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Evening Times

    ... artist. He also recently produced a series of albums known as the "Wyoming sessions", including for fellow rapper Nas, singer Teyana Taylor. As part of the recording session in a secluded studio in the mountainous US state, West made an album called ...


  9. Lauryn Hill Delivers Flawless Classics at 'Miseducation' 20th-Anniversary Stop in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Billboard

    Twenty years after the release of Lauryn Hill 's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill , the 43-year-old ex- Fugees member, rapper and singer is still writing her legacy through arena tours, celebrating her seminal solo album anniversary with a live band and special guests slated to appear on various dates on the trek. Dave Chappelle , SZA , Santigold , Nas , Talib Kweli , De La Soul , Patoranking , Shabazz Palaces , Tierra Whack , Iman Omari and more are expected to appear before the tour wraps overseas at the end of the year.


  10. Jay-Z tops Forbes list of highest-paid hip-hop acts 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... in the world, according to Forbes. J Cole is in fifth place with 35.5 million US dollars (27.3 million) while Dr Dre and Nas are tied for sixth with 35 million US dollars (26.8 million). It marks the debut appearance of Jay-Z's former New York rival ...


  11. JAY-Z & Diddy Top Forbes' List Of World's Highest-Paid Hip Hop Acts 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | HipHopDx

    ... has paid off. Drake slides in at No. 4 with $47 million and J. Cole rounds out the Top 5 with $35.5 million. Dr. Dre and Nas are tied for No. 6 with $35 million. It marks the first time Nas has made the list since emerging with Illmatic in 1994. ...


  12. The World's Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 |

    Nas and Jay-Z: The former rivals are now fellow kings of hip-hop cash. Months-long tours and endorsement deals with companies such as Sprite and Hennessy enabled the highest-earning hip-hop artists on our annual list to bring in an average $44 million over the past year.


  13. Remember Mac Miller's brilliance with these essential tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | USA Today

    ... taking trips to the shore / And that was all gravy, but I knew I wanted more." Built around a brilliant sample from Nas' "The World Is Yours," "Nikes On My Feet" was one of the examples from "K.I.D.S" that proved something that longtime Miller fans ...


  14. Part 1: The best hip-hop albums of 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Daily Lobo

    ... If you Google "the best hip-hop albums ever," chances are you'll find countless pages listing albums from the likes of Nas, Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G., which are all wonderful and impactful albums, but many new hip-hop albums are seemingly ...


  15. Kanye Says Watch The Throne 2 Is Coming SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Stereogum

    ... the timing of its release seemed designed to overshadow NASIR , the album Kanye produced for Jay's old rival Nas, which had hit streaming services less than 24 hours earlier.) Plus Kanye has spent the year praising Donald Trump and saying other ...


  16. Juggalos, marijuana enthusiasts flock to 2018 Michigan High Times Cannabis CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 |

    ... returned for a second event in 2018 on Sept. 8-9 at Auto City Speedway in Vienna Township. Musical acts included rapper Nas, Detroit rappers Insane Clown Posse, Trick Trick, and rapper Mike Jones, Demrick, and Willy J. Peso, along with dozens of ...


  17. Mac Miller's Best Songs: Celebrating the Late Rapper's Top TracksRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 8 | Billboard

    ... style. People often labeled Miller's music as frat rap, but he showed his music was far from that on this song. Sampling Nas' "The World Is Yours," Miller's witty metaphors and smooth flow ride the boom bap-inspired production with ease, proving the ...


  18. Nas Denies Physically Abusing Ex-wife KelisRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | WENN Blog

    Nas has denied he physically abused ex-wife Kelis. The Hate Me Now rapper, who married Kelis in 2005 before divorcing five years later, opened up in a series of seven lengthy Instagram posts refuting allegations made in April by the Milkshake singer, that he mentally and physically abused her.


  19. Nas Pens Open Letter Denying Kelis' Domestic Violence Allegations: 'I Do Not Beat Women'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Billboard

    Nas and Kelis attend Hennessy Paradis' Private Dinner for Nas' album release of 'Hip Hop is Dead' on Dec. 18, 2006. Back in April, Kelis alleged that Nas was physically abusive toward her during their five-year marriage that ended in 2009.


  20. Insane Clown Posse added to Midwest Cannabis Cup lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Metro Times

    ... for High Times ' annual ode to all things herb set for this weekend. ICP joins a hip-hop heavy bill that also includes Nas, Trick Trick, Willy J Peso, Mike Jones, and Demrick. The Cannabis Cup features vendors, awards for best strains and other ...