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  1. Raekwon Answers 20 Questions for the 20th Anniversary of 'Only Built 4 Cuban Linx'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Spin

    ... that honed in on brands like Cristal, which Rae (and the co-billed Ghostface Killah) helped popularize among rappers. Nas' guest turn on the track "Verbal Intercourse" rerouted the first half of his career entirely onto a path more R-rated than ...


  2. 14 Things to Do in Manhattan Neighborhoods This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... seniors and students, free for members and kids under 18. Catch a screening of a documentary produced by rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones that looks at hip-hop and breakdancing culture in Colombia, Cambodia, Uganda and Yemen. The film focuses on how each ...


  3. Photos21 Of The Best And Most Surprising Collaborations Of 2015 So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | NME

    ... the crowd. Hip-hop royalty joined the most exciting artists in rap right now at Brooklyn's Northside Festival in June. Nas performed 'Made You Look' alongside Run The Jewels and unsurprisingly the crowd went absolutely bonkers. Just before Dave ...


  4. From Jay-Z to Les Miz, Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Influences Behind Broadway's HamiltonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    ... star Jay-Z, Broadway's beloved LES MISERABLES and so much more. "In crafting the battles, I listened a lot to the Jay Z-Nas beefs. "Takeover" is such a systematic takedown of Nas; it's "Here's how many albums you put out. One of them is good." It's ...


  5. Beaufort's Finesse' gets back to his Gullah-Geechee roots with forthcoming LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Charleston City Paper

    ... didn't start taking music seriously until 2012 when he downloaded Mixcraft and started making his own beats and loops. Nas, Tupac, and Kendrick Lamar were also inspirations. "When I first heard Kendrick Lamar, I heard myself," says Nelson. "I heard ...


  6. Ebb and flow: Mick Jenkins dives deep for new project 'Wave[s]'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... wrote it." "I think people aren't dumb. I feel like great records that have made their way into mainstream success, like Nas' 'I Can,' [still resonate]. At shows, people like good music and music with a message. "What we are so appalled at whenever ...


  7. Marvel Comics Re-Imagines More Superheroes In Rap AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 |

    ... new pieces that continue to celebrate the relationship between rap and comic fantasy, imagining Spider-Man as a young Nas on Illmatic ; Hawkeye as a cucumber-cool Pete Rock on Mecca & The Soul Brother and The Avengers as an emergent The Roots. The ...


  8. 50 Cent Says Jay Z Lost The "Ether" Battle, But Still Won Against Nas In The EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 |

    As most of the Hip Hop world is locked in on the current back-and-forth between Drake and Meek Mill, New York City rapper 50 Cent recently turned his attention back to a classic rap battle from yesteryear. 50 spoke with BBC Radio 1xtra, and he commented on the legendary Nas vs Jay Z conflict.


  9. Remembering 'TM 101': Jeezy On His Hood Classic & Keeping It Gangsta 10 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Vibe

    ... time I said I was going to block everything out and make a f**king album. How do you feel when people compare TM101 to Nas' Illmatic or Jay's Reasonable Doubt ? It's absolutely humbling because I grew up listening to Jay, Nas and Wayne. I mean I ...


  10. Ghostwriting Is As Old As Hip-HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Daily Beast

    ... rapper doesn't write his own rhymes. Twitter almost exploded four years ago when it was alleged that the legendary Nas didn't write every word of his Untitled album. During a Twitter rant earlier this week, Meek alleged that Drake doesn't write his ...


  11. Ebro On Nas: "His Game Is Not Word Playing"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | HipHopDx

    ... between lyricists and rappers. Ebro says that lyricism is when artists use wordplay and rapping is "words that rhyme." "@Nas story telling is amazing..." he says in response to someone who asks how the story in Nas' "Rewind" from 2001's Stillmatic ...


  12. Spend Friday night at a real hip-hop partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Washington Post

    ... splits his time between a vast array of events in Baltimore and D.C., is the selector for this installment. Ask for the Nas-inspired "Illmatic Ice Tea," but make sure you cushion your innards with the $5 happy hour wings special, offered from 5 to 8 ...


  13. DJ Khaled, DJ Premier, and DJ Mustard run the decks on NBA 2K16Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Gaming Nexus

    ... a nice record, I don't care who wrote it. And if anybody was going to get Jeru The Damaja on this joint, it was Premier. Nas takes top billing, though, with two tracks penned by him: "Made You Look" taking it back to '02, and "Represent" off ...


  14. Bestselling Author MK Asante Talks BUCK Soundtrack, the Power of Hip Hop and Unrest in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Huffington Post

    ... early artists that inspired me were definitely hip hop artists. I saw the power of words - my brother was locked-up when Nas's Illmatic came out. I played Illmatic for my brother behind bars and it was the first time he herd it. I played "New York ...


  15. Nas "Time Is Illmatic" Documentary Screened In HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | HipHopDx

    The writer and director of Time is Illmatic presented a free screening of the film for residents of Queensbridge Park Sunday , according to The Source . Residents of Nas ' childhood neighborhood watched the film, which chronicles the rapper's journey in creating Illmatic , Nas' acclaimed debut album that was released in 1994.


  16. Bonwick Appoints Rashaun Williams as Partner, Bolsters M&A and Corporate Finance CapabilitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Wire

    ... Venture Fund , which he helped launch in 2013, and managed with other partners including rapper and hip-hop icon Nasir "Nas" Jones -- investing in startups such as Dropbox, Lyft, Seatgeek, Meerkat and General Assembly. "Rashaun is an exceptional ...


  17. "35 Rap Songs That Should Be Turned Into Movies" List By MTVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | HipHopDx

    ... soon," MTV writes. Among the rap songs featured on MTV's list are ones by Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G. , Common, Eminem, Nas, and Slick Rick. With its consistently ominous tone, Biggie's "Warning" is one of the songs featured on the list. In regards ...


  18. 35 Rap Songs That Should Be Turned Into MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | MTV

    ... Frank White went by Rap Alfred Hitchock at times and "Warning" is a great example of his creative-yet-menacing side. Nas penned such a detailed storyline with "Undying Love," that you could mistake it for a script. It's an intricate tale of love, ...


  19. Hip hop legend Nas is coming to WinnipegRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | My

    Winnipeg's Largest Hip Hop Show of the year, YWG LOVES HIP HOP, is coming to MTS Centre on Thursday, September 3, 2015. YWG LOVES HIP HOP will be headlined by Grammy nominated rapper and Hip Hop Legend Nas along with special guests Travis Scott and Tink.


  20. Nas Claims He Was 'Treated Like S**t' While Working On Landmark Debut 'Illmatic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 |

    It's been three years since his last album, 'Life Is Good', and now rap fans everywhere are getting restless for more material from 90s legend Nas , who's currently touring in celebration of the 21st anniversary of his epic landmark debut album 'Illmatic' - and he's still got a lot to say about it. There's a buzz circling Nas at the moment suggesting he's on his way with another studio album - and it couldn't come sooner.