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  1. Tribeca Film to Release Venice Award Winner 'Still Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... imon and writer-director Pasolini produce. "Still Life" joins a slate of Tribeca releases including "Listen Up Philip," "Nas: Time is Illmatic," "Let's Kill Ward's Wife" and "I Am Big Bird."


  2. NasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    No rapper has spun the success of a single project quite like Nas has Illmatic , but then no rapper besides him has bottled hip-hop perfection into a cold, calculated 39 minutes. The Demos, Remixes & Live Radio half of Illmatic XX , the 20th-anniversary celebration of the Queensbridge rapper's seminal debut, deviates the right direction from its 10-year predecessor.


  3. [Editorials] Nas Is Like: 9 Lesser Known Cuts From Nas' Illustrious CatalogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | HipHopDx

    The double decade anniversary of Nas' "Illmatic" resulted in "Illmatic XX," and while it had one or two chopping floor loosies here's nine more we wished had made it on. With his classic debut Illmatic reaching its 20th anniversary earlier this year, the new documentary Time Is Illmatic currently garnering critical acclaim, and now a brand new track "The Season" dropping last week over a very famous Dilla beat, legendary Queensbridge emcee Nas has been back in the spotlight all year.


  4. Watch Nas Conquer 'The World Is Yours' A CappellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Spin

    Nas is milking his Illmatic anniversary celebration for all it's worth, with a new a cappella cover of "The World Is Yours" that illustrates exactly why the influential Brooklyn rapper is still so revered 20 years later. Performing the bare-bones take for Noisey , Nas starts off his acoustic version slowly - it drags, too, its chorus sounding a little too empty without a beat to fill in its gaps.


  5. Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    ... in Black Culture presents a revival of Homage 3: Illmatic, an original play by Shaun Neblett that was developed from NaS' album Illmatic and pays homage to the themes and lyrics of the classic album. Come see the play that African American scholar ...


  6. Mykki Blanco to Headline After-Hours Event at Jewish Museum, 11/20Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    ... Mykki made her grand entrance with the Mykki Blanco and the Mutant Angels EP, featuring cuts like "Join My Militia (Nas Gave Me a Perm)" and "Gay Dog." Later in 2012, Blanco dropped the seminal "Cosmic Angel Mixtape." Dubbed "From Teenage Runaway to ...


  7. Finding Your RootsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old . . . This episode traces the roots of three guests - hip-hop artist Nas, actress Angela Bassett, and presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett - into the heart of slavery, revealing that there is no singular ...


  8. 134 Semi-Finalists for Best Documentary FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    ... Work of Orson Welles, Manakamana, Merchants of Doubt, Mission Blue, Mistaken for Strangers, Mitt , Monk with a Camera, Nas: Time Is Illmatic, National Gallery, Next Goal Wins, Next Year Jerusalem, Night Will Fall, No Cameras Allowed, Now: In the ...


  9. Top 10 Greatest Diss Tracks EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    ... do yo lil a** like Jay did Mobb Deep. ..." Although 50 Cent attacked a number of artists in this track, including Nas, Mobb Deep, Shyne, Lil Kim, Kelis, and Fat Joe, his jab at Jadakiss in the track led to one of the most intruguing battles between ...


  10. Alicia Keys Reflects on Keep a Child Alive Foundation JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KNEK-FM Lafayette

    ... proud of the journey and we're going to keep on keeping on." The star-studded event included performances from Keys and Nas , who showcased a rendition of "If I Ruled the World," while Diddy left his co-hosting duties to give a rousing showcase ...


  11. Alicia Key's son is ready to be a big brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    ... marked a turning point for rap and hip hop, with plenty of artists making their mark on the scene with seminal releases. Nas... With a jazz musician for a father, Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones grew up in a world of music. Knowing from an early age ...


  12. Hear Nas' J Dilla-Sampling New Song 'The Season'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | RollingStone

    Earlier this week, Nas crashed a Run the Jewels listening party to play fans his latest single, "The Season." Now the rapper has shared the smoothly soulful song online, making it available to stream below and download.


  13. Nas - "The Season"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Stereogum

    Nasty Nas is in your area. He's about to cause mass hysteria. And by "mass hysteria," I of course mean "deep and appreciative head-nodding."


  14. Usher In 'The Season' Of Nasir With The Full Version Of His New SingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MTV

    Nas teased his new single, "The Season," at the Run The Jewels event Wednesday night and now, you can listen to the song in its entirety. The Queens legend rides the track, which uses J Dilla 's "Gobstopper" instrumental, with his signature metaphorically advanced flow.


  15. Amy Poehler Lets Fans Ask Her Anything Then Gives Them the Most Adorable AnswersRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | WVII

    ... I think I'm the best in the game? No. But do I think I'm one of the best? Absolutely. Do I consider myself better than Nas ? Totally. Am I a better MC than Jay-Z ? We.Shall.See. At the end of the day, I'm just... trying to keep it real. From the ...


  16. [Singles] Pete Rock - "Time Is Illmatic (Tribute Mix)"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | HipHopDx

    Pete Rock pays homage to Nas' classic "Illmatic" debut LP and his recent "Time Is Illmatic" documentary by dropping a dope tribute mix.


  17. Listen To The Full Nas x J Dilla Collaboration, 'The Season'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Vibe

    ... e collaboration for free. Over the late producer's trademark sounds on his previously released "Gobstopper" instrumental Nas takes his flight like he was still rolling blunts in a Queensbridge staircase.


  18. November concerts: Run the Jewels, Kelela, the Concert for Valor and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... of this month's coolest shows. Run the Jewels For nearly two decades, hip-hop has been dominated by the solo artist - Nas, Jay Z, even Drake - so when a crew emerges with all the unfettered chutzpah of a new-era Wu-Tang Clan, people take notice. ...


  19. Nas Previews New J. Dilla-Produced Track "The Season"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    As Killer Mike and producer El-P celebrated the release of their Run The Jewels project last night , a surprise guest popped up to congratulate them on their new LP. Nas stopped by Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinemas during the Q&A session to not only give them props but to also preview his new J. Dilla produced track called "The Season" for the audience.


  20. Nas shocked to learn of enslaved ancestors during Us TV show 'Finding Your Roots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | NME

    Rapper Nas got emotional after learning of his ancestry on US TV show Finding Your Roots . The PBS show, which helps celebrities learn more about their ancestry, made history in its most recent episode by tracing Nas' lineage back through five generations to his enslaved ancestors.