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  1. Buku 2015: Run the Jewels, Empire of the Sun and more quick takes on the festival's opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Some legacy acts play the Buku Music + Art Project - the Flaming Lips, Nas and Public Enemy have all performed - but for the most part the festival lineup is hyper-contemporary. Friday night's elder statesmen would have been STS9 and Killer Mike and El-P of the hip-hop duo Run the Jewels, who emerged in the late '90s.

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  2. Joey Bada$$ Explains Why He Doesn't Want To Sound Like NasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    ... that paved the way for him. He also took the time to reject comparisons between his music and classic albums like Nas' Illmatic . "If anything it drives me to not sound like that. It drives me to be myself," explained Joey. "It's an honor to be ...

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  3. Song Review: Raekwon "Wall To Wall" featuring Busta Rhymes and French Montana - 5-out-of-5 starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Raekwon deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., and 2Pac. To his credit, he's delivered one of the greatest rap albums of all-time with Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.

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  4. Rapper D. Lynch announces 'Psychometrics' album, produced by Hopsin & coRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... album can be pre-ordered now at https://conceptforpres.bandcamp.com/ album/psychometrics With musical influences such as Nas, Jay-Z, and Mos-Def, D.Lynch's new album showcases his versatile style and a sound reminiscent of the grimy east coast style ...

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  5. Rudimental and Snoop Dogg to headline LoveboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | NME

    ... gestured to and approached the side of stage asking for the technical problems to be rectified. Prior to her show, Nas performed his legendary 1994 album 'Illmatic' in full, to a huge crowd who appeared to know every word. After rapping a faithful ...

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  6. Be still, the unseemly beating of Madonna's 'Rebel Heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... interesting ways. Like when boxing legend Mike Tyson shows up to play the hype-man on "Iconic." Or when rap great Nas materializes for "Veni, Vidi, Vici," a duet in which Madonna raps the autobiographical highlights from her Wikipedia page. For an ...

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  7. Be still, the unseemly beating of Madonnaa s a Rebel HeartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... interesting ways. Like when boxing legend Mike Tyson shows up to play the hype-man on "Iconic." Or when rap great Nas materializes for "Veni, Vidi, Vici," a duet in which Madonna raps the autobiographical highlights from her Wikipedia page. For an ...

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  8. Nature shows a modicum of growth in 'Seasons Changed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Rapper Nature, of Nas' Firm family , has basically been in the shadow of his group members his whole career. A skilled rhymer and emcee with storytelling abilities, Nature found moderate success in the first decade of his professional life, releasing three studio albums from 1997 to 2008.

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  9. Be still, the unseemly beating of Madonnaa s a oeRebel HeartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... interesting ways. Like when boxing legend Mike Tyson shows up to play the hype-man on "Iconic." Or when rap great Nas materializes for "Veni, Vidi, Vici," a duet in which Madonna raps the autobiographical highlights from her Wikipedia page. For an ...

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  10. Did You Catch the Hidden Jay-Z Reference in Obama's Selma Speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Obama could run / Barack Obama ran so all the children could fly." Originally conceived by Young Jeezy and featuring Nas, both versions of "My President" discuss Obama's election. Given that the song is about him, as well as the civil rights ...

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  11. Recommended Reading: Exploring the vastness of 'No Man's Sky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Engadget

    ... the masses. Sure, this is actually Recommended Viewing, but the documentary chronicles events surrounding the making of Nas' 1994 debut album Illmatic. Fans of hip-hop, and music in general, will want to spend a little over 45 minutes taking this ...

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  12. 20 members of 'Mustafa' crime syndicate plead guilty in phone theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... the money to buy more phones. The enterprise spanned 10 states, prosecutors said. Other defendants included Naser "Nasty Nas" Mohamad Mustafa, 24, of Rosemount; Edwan "Eddy" Mustafa, 40, of Apple Valley; Nizer "Shaggy" Mustafa, 36, of Savage; Bilal ...

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  13. Nas added to SXSW lineup; Kendrick Lamar has a new album out March 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    SXSW hip-hop keeps getting bigger and bigger. Classic NYC rapper Nas , who killed his "Illmatic" set at last year's Fun Fun Fun Festival has been added to the official lineup.

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  14. 55 Killer Opening Lines That Kicked Off A+ SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | NME

    ... and funny too. The jazzy little number 'Me & Mr Jones' was apparently about Amy Winehouse's friend, the New York rapper, Nas. "Trudging slowly over wet sand / Back to the bench / Where your clothes were stolen." Morrissey perfectly conveys the ...

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  15. Let it Snow: Royce da 5'9" and DJ Premier Bring Hip-Hop Heart to DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... on the rap scene, a Coney Island resident of Ukrainian and Puerto Rican decent with a vocal tone and style so similar to Nas. When he initially appeared on the scene people were positive it was Mr. Jones using an alias, creating a brilliant ...

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  16. Nas Surprises Fashawn at the L.A. 'Ecology' Release PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    ... event. Respected artists like Blue & Exile, Dilated Peoples, Everlast, and Dom Kennedy stopped by to show their support. Nas, the Illmatic one was also in attendance. The "Ether" MC shared his praise for Fashawn, "It's an honor I just came here to ...

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  17. Thank You For Being a DroogRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... cadence and control on the microphone, coupled with his anonymity, had Twitter and rap message boards convinced he was Nas, releasing a new project under an alias. After the Queens legend denied the rumors, Droog eventually, and somewhat ...

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  18. PRhyme, Your Old Droog, Boly James, DJ Juggy @ The Urban LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    What happens when you get two hip-hop veterans together in a room? In the case of legendary producer DJ Premier and Detroit emcee Royce da 5'9," aka rap duo PRhyme, something pretty damned great. The two have collaborated here and there for years, but PRhyme-released in December-is their first album as a group, and it has plenty of the type of eyebrow-raising moments that result from combining the talents of two musicians whose combined collab track records include Biggie, Jay Z, Nas and more.

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  19. Today 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    What happens when you get two hip-hop veterans together in a room? In the case of legendary producer DJ Premier and Detroit emcee Royce da 5'9," aka rap duo PRhyme, something pretty damned great. The two have collaborated here and there for years, but PRhyme-released in December-is their first album as a group, and it has plenty of the type of eyebrow-raising moments that result from combining the talents of two musicians whose combined collab track records include Biggie, Jay Z, Nas and more.

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  20. Premiere: Tyrone Briggs Lays It Down On 'Wear You Out!' Featuring NardRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Vibe

    ... to be crowned the winner of Sprite's Thirst of the Boroughs competition, which allowed the rhymeslinger to open up for Nas and Drake at Manhattan's Irving Plaza during NBA's 2015 All-Star Weekend. Here, on the J. Glazed-produced "Wear You Out," ...

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