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  1. Black Eyed Peas and Nas Take it 'Back 2 Hiphop' With New Single: WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    The Black Eyed Peas are throwing it back to the early days with "Back 2 Hiphop" featuring Nas , out today . The accompanying animated video shows cars racing down a highway in a remained ancient Egypt with pyramids and sphinxes.

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  2. Kanye West Reignites Feud With Drake in 128 Tweets of FuryRead the original story

    Friday Dec 14 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... raps, "The lyric pennin' equal the Trumps winnin' / The bigger question is how the Russians did it / It was written like Nas but it came from Quentin." The song was produced by Kanye West. Less than 24 hours later, Drake responded to the track with ...

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  3. Sheck Wes and Travis Scott Are Rocketing Rap ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Phoenix New Times

    Would it surprise you if I said the guy who wrote "Mo Bamba" - you know, that super-hard song that starts with the word "BITCH!" was the next Nas? This is Sheck Wes, and his debut album, Mudboy , is one of the best rap records of 2018. It's a dark journey into the 20-year-old Harlem rapper's world, full of crime and struggle, not unlike that of Nasir Jones' Illmatic from two decades ago.

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  4. Q&A - This Rapper is About to Take Denver to the Next LevelRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | 303 Magazine

    ... hard to narrow down what style I fit into. My lyrical style and vocal style is more influenced by classic rappers like Nas, Jay-Z, Tupac, Method Man and all the greats because that's what I grew up listening to. But I also come from a family where ...

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  5. 35 unique subscription boxes and services that keep on giving after the holidays are overRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... when the socks are as stylish and comfortable as Stance's . With celebrity investors like Will Smith, Dwayne Wade, Nas, and Jay-Z, Stance definitely has an aura of cool that translates into its socks. Gourmet PopTarts, single-origin chocolate, and ...

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  6. From classic tunes to futuristic beats, Dubai has it all.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Al Bawaba

    This weekend sees the arrival of two widely anticipated homegrown music festivals: Sole DXB and Groove on the Grass, but that's not all. From Brooklyn-born Nas to Pakistan's Rahat Fateh Ali to the Dutch DJ Ferry, witness an eclectic roll call of global celebrities take the stage at the many world-class concerts happening this weekend in Dubai.

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  7. Review: Dave East lays a dud at Jupiter HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Albany Times Union

    ... five critically acclaimed mixtapes and an EP that's earned him favorable comparisons to his mentor, the legendary Nas. With his debut album slated for release early next year, East's blend of old school bars and sensibilities with more current beats ...

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  8. Photographers' contact sheets celebrate the visual history of hip hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Popular Photography

    ... I knew there was certain images in hip hop's collective consciousness that were must haves: Biggie in the crown, the Nas Illmatic photos, Lisa Leone's Snoop photos. I started there. There were also certain photographers that had to be in the book, ...

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  9. The Roots' Black Thought drops new EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Philly.com

    ... Streams of Thought, Vol. 2, which was produced in its entirety with Salaam Remi (known for his work with Amy Winehouse, Nas and Fugees) hits hard from the get go, starting with opening track "Fentanyl," named after the opiate "that killed Prince and ...

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  10. MC Serch Recalls Nas' "Illmatic's" 1st Week Sales Making Him A MillionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | HipHopDx

    During his recent interview with VladTV, MC Serch recounted in detail helping Nas sign his deal for Illmatic that not only put the album in a position to become a classic but ultimately made him a wealthy man. "I was working on my solo album and Stretch Armstrong and Daddy Reef came to the studio to check me in out," he explained.

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  11. Mike WiLL Made-It's "Creed II" Soundtrack Tracklist Features Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Nas & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | HipHopDx

    ... upcoming album, which features some of Hip Hop's top stars and a few big names outside of rap. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Nas, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Quavo, Rae Sremmurd, Pharrell, Gucci Mane and Young Thug are among the stacked ...

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  12. Zilla Rocca surveys his life's work on the Future Former Rapper LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... , an album inspired by Vince Staple's "Summertime '06" because you survived youth in a savage city, an album inspired by Nas' "Street's Disciple" because the best writers aren't afraid to look backwards.

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  13. the Hip Hop Nutcracker With MC Kurtis Blow Returns To The PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... released America, featuring "If I Ruled the World," a Top 5 hit on Billboard's R&B chart; Columbia/Sony recording artist Nas debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Album chart with a cover of the song in 1997. www.KurtisBlow.com

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  14. Diggy Simmons On Taking His Own Advice And The Making Of 'Lighten Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Vibe

    ... of his sophomore album, Lighten Up . Inspired by the melodic sounds of Sade and Anita Baker and the hard-hitting bars of Nas and JAY-Z, Simmons effortlessly blends the two sounds to make music that's unapologetically him. "I'm always gonna be me," ...

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  15. Hype Williams Says JAY-Z's Name Popped Up During 'Belly's CastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Vibe

    ... was released in 1998 and celebrated its 20 year anniversary over the weekend. Starring DMX as Tommy "Buns" Bundy and Nas as Sincere, the plot follows the catastrophic web of drugs and money that spans from New York City to Jamaica. While discussing ...

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  16. Swizz Beatz Is In A ZoneAll Of His OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Vibe

    ... frenetic, hyperactive mixtape Wayne spitting his signature venomous, extra-terrestrial flows. It's a theme of Poison : Nas, Pusha T, Young Thug, Jim Jones, The LOX, and others all deliver some of their most inspired verses in years, with Swizz ...

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  17. Red Bull Music Festival Chicago Kicks Off Saturday with Nas, Pusha T, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... R&B star Teyana Taylor, New York upstart Sheck Wes, and entrancing New Jersey songstress 070 Shake, as well as rap icon Nas, Red Bull Music Festival Opening Night will celebrate the past, present, and future of rap and R&B. You may never see all of ...

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  18. Columbus' Own: Tieran finds light in the darkness through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | The Lantern

    ... sound in some of his songs. "I was raised very rock and very aggressive but I love this really hip-hop chill stuff like Nas and Gang Starr. That was the stuff that really hooked me in when I was younger. I listen to a lot of instrumental jazz music, ...

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  19. Nicki sued over Queen trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Castanet.net

    Nicki Minaj is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit from singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman over a sample on the rapper's unreleased song Sorry. Nicki initially stalled the release of her latest album Queen by a week back in August, so she could officially get Chapman's OK to use a clip of her hit Baby Can I Hold You, but the two sides couldn't come to an agreement and Nicki was forced to leave her love song with former partner Nas off the album.

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  20. Nicki Minaj sued over Queen trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Music-News.com

    Nicki Minaj is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit from singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman over a sample on the rapper's unreleased song Sorry. Nicki initially stalled the release of her latest album Queen by a week back in August , so she could officially get Chapman's OK to use a clip of her hit Baby Can I Hold You, but the two sides couldn't come to an agreement and Nicki was forced to leave her love song with former partner Nas off the album.

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