Nas Newswire (Page 9)

Nas Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Rest in Power: in Honor of ProdigyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    ... from a friend vacationing in Puerto Rico who called to verify the news. I was stunned to realize almost immediately that Nas had posted condolences on Instagram. And then my phone, texts and DM's just began going off non-stop. Prodigy. Not Prodigy. ...

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  2. Pandora To Host 'Sounds Like You: NYC' Free Concert With Nas, Young M.A & Dave EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    A New York Hip Hop icon and two of the city's up-and-coming emcees are taking part in Pandora's "Sounds Like You: NYC" event. Queens wordsmith Nas will be joined by Brooklyn's Young M.A and Harlem's Dave East for the free concert at Brooklyn Steel on July 19. "This event is a natural extension of the Sounds Like You campaign which was created to highlight the personal music experience on Pandora," says Jeff Zuchowski, Pandora's vice president of artist marketing.

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  3. The InfamousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    In the pantheon of 1990s East Coast hip-hop, Mobb Deep never became quite the household name that Biggie, Jay-Z, Nas, or the Wu-Tang Clan did, but when it came to artistry and influence, the Queens duo stood shoulder-to-shoulder with all of them. Tuesday, one half of Mobb Deep, the rapper born Albert Johnson but known to the world as Prodigy, died in Las Vegas at the age of 42 .

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  4. A New Twist on Teaching EconomicsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    ... "HipHoponomics," in which he uses original rap music as the basis for his lesson plans. His favorite rap artists are Nas, Eminem, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. Being in my 82nd year of life, I don't generally find ...

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  5. Ice Cube: Mobb Deep & Prodigy Represented 'Resurgence of New York...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Billboard

    ... 20) due to complications from sickle cell anemia, a disease he battled with his whole life. Many artists, including Nas, Nicki Minaj and Prodigy's rap partner Havoc, paid their respects to the Queens legend on social media. As part of Mobb Deep, ...

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  6. Pandora To Host Sounds Like You: NYC Featuring Nas, Young M.A and Dave EastRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    New York's own NAS, YOUNG M.A, DAVE EAST, and the legendary BIZ MARKIE will perform for fans at this free event which takes place at Brooklyn Steel. Beginning July 12, listeners can tune into the Pandora Sounds Like You: NYC mixtape exclusively curated by Mass Appeal - featuring a selection of hip-hop's greatest hits and anthems made famous in NYC over the past three decades.

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  7. Prodigy Initially Showed Signs Of Illness Following A Weekend ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Vibe

    ... Prodigy may be gone, but hip-hop remembers the legend as an amazing lyricist with a gritty delivery and iconic flow. Nas, Lil Wayne, Questlove, Havoc, Nicki Minaj, and more have all paid their respects to the Queens native following the news of his ...

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  8. Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... read from Prodigy's publicist. "We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family's privacy at this time." Nas, who is also from Queens, New York, called Prodigy a "king" in an Instagram post. Prodigy's rap partner, Havoc, posted two photos ...

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  9. Prodigy, one half of New York rapper duo Mobb Deep, dies at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... City borough of Queens, was a seminal part of the 1990s East Coast gangsta rap scene emerging from New York alongside Nas and Notorious B.I.G., scoring a breakthrough with its 1995 album "The Infamous." The duo released its last album in 2014, "The ...

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  10. Rapper Prodigy dies: Touch, P Diddy pay tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... rappers Prodigy and Havoc, was a seminal part of the 1990s East Coast gangsta rap scene emerging from New York alongside Nas and Notorious B.I.G. They scored a breakthrough with their 1995 album "The Infamous", which contained the iconic hip hop ...

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  11. Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy passes away at 42Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... y in New York State after agreeing to a plea deal over weapons charges in 2007. Fellow musicians such as Nicki Minaj and Nas offered their condolences over social media.

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  12. Prodigy, one half of New York rapper duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... City borough of Queens, was a seminal part of the 1990s East Coast gangsta rap scene emerging from New York alongside Nas and Notorious B.I.G., scoring a breakthrough with its 1995 album "The Infamous." The duo released its last album in 2014, "The ...

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  13. Prodigy, Rapper in Mobb Deep Duo, Dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | News Max

    ... New York Daily News reported. The duo were prominent on the hip-hop scene during the time when legendary rappers like Nas and The Notorious B.I.G. made their mark. Prodigy's publicist said that "the exact cause of death has not been determined," but ...

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  14. Nas, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and the Rest of Hip Hop Pay Tribute to ProdigyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | VH1

    ... after a Las Vegas show for his "Art of Rap" tour. The cause of death is still under unknown. Fellow New York rapper Nas , was one of the first to break the tragic news as many of his peers followed suit. From rappers, to producers, to hip hop ...

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  15. Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy is dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... Prophets and then Mobb Deep. Prodigy and Havoc were on tour in Las Vegas with other rappers when he was hospitalized. Nas, who is also from Queens, New York, called Prodigy a "king" in an Instagram post. Others also paid tribute to Prodigy, who was ...

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  16. Mobb Deep's Prodigy Dies At 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | NewsOne

    Nas wrote an Instagram post confirming the passing the 42-year-old rapper. The news was later confirmed by the group's publicist in a statement: " It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep.

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  17. Prodigy of rap duo Mobb Deep dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Georgia Straight

    One half of duo Mobb Deep, Prodigy-together with rapper-producer Havoc-found fame in the early '90s with the pair's debut album Juvenile Hell . Spitting a similar lyrical approach to rising star Nas on his Illmatic album, Mobb Deep was catapulted into mainstream hip-hop culture with the release of The Infamous in 1995, which sold more than half a million copies in two months.

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  18. DJ Premier Talks Forming a Band & Their Upcoming Bluebird ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | 303 Magazine

    ... would have been a difficult one to make. The musician has produced for all of the greatest in hip-hop: Biggie Smalls, Nas and the unforgettable Gangstarr . When the golden era of hip-hop comes to mind, there is no ignoring his contributions. The ...

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  19. See Nas, Jack White Perform Breathless 1920s Version of 'One Mic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | RollingStone

    Nas and Jack White teamed up to record the emcee's "One Mic" single with recording technology from the 1920s. Nas revisited his "One Mic" single with a scrappy unplugged trio, including Jack White on piano, for the recently aired PBS documentary The American Epic Sessions.

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  20. Experience Vinyl Brings Artist-Curated "Desert Island Discs" To The MassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | HipHopDx

    ... musicians." Kweli crafted a list for the inaugural month, which included Erykah Badu's Mama's Gun, Bob Marley's Legend , Nas' Illmatic, A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders, and Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt . ( Midnight Marauders wound up being the ...

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