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Listen: Large Pro Shows Love to Nas On “In The Scrolls” Featuring G-Wiz

Nas celebrated his 41st birthday (in style, I imagine) this past Sunday, Sept. 14. And as a means of showing love and wishing a longtime collaborator a happy birthday, Large Pro released a track dedicated to his longtime collaborator. It’s “In…

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Listen: Nas Hops On The Remix of ScHoolboy Q’s “Studio”

Judging by the spins it receives done here on 97.5, “Studio” must be ScHoolboy Q‘s biggest single to date, right? What’s funny about that is how filthy the lyrics get by the time Q does his whole sing-song thing, though…

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Watch Nas’ New, Black-And-White Video For “Represent”

In case you were sleeping under a rock that hates hip-hop, you probably already know that Nas released a twentieth anniversary edition of his classic debut, Illmatic, this year. Hell, even if you already knew that, chances are you’re pretty excited…

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Nas to Release ‘The Lost Tapes 2′ On Mass Appeal Records

The Lost Tapes is one of the best albums in Nas’ tremendous catalog. So naturally we’ve been waiting for a The Lost Tapes 2 to surface as some point but to no avail until now. According to Billboard, Nas is…

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Nas — Illmatic XX

Nas - Illmatic XX Columbia: 2014 Twenty years later, as we again journey through the valley-less peaks that make up Illmatic, Nas’ rebellion and discordance are still entirely palpable – maybe just as distinct as the first time we bumped the…

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Stream Nas’ ‘Illmatic XX’ In Its Entirety

I was joking the other day about how Illmatic is Nas‘ biggest release since Illmatic, but part of me sees the reality in that statement. While Nas’ most recent full-length effort Life Is Good turned some heads, it looks like…

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Nas Performs ‘Illmatic’ In Its Entirety At Coachella [Video]

In celebration of his upcoming 20th Anniversary of Illmatic Nas took the stage at Coachella last night. He performed Illmatic in its entirety and delivered one of the best performances of the festival this weekend. Jay-Z joined Nas on stage…

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Nas Talks to Zane Lowe About the 20th Anniversary and Reissue of “Illmatic”

Zane Lowe sits down with Nas to discuss the upcoming 20th Anniversary of his iconic debut album Illmatic. They discuss the recording process of working with DJ Premier, Large Professor, Q-Tip and Pete Rock. Nas also explains what he originally…

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Watch Nas & Q-Tip Perform Live With The Roots On Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’

Before Nas made his anticipated appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night, I published a tweet that downplayed my excitement for Nas’ live performance due to (1) the internet and (2) the fact that most – emphasis…

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Nas Visits ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’ To Discuss Socioeconomics

Last night - just two weeks before the 20th anniversary of his 1994-released Illmatic -  legendary hip-hop artist Nas sat down for a segment of Real Time With Bill Maher. The Queens-bred emcee joined a panel also consisting of Alex Wagner (MSNBC), Paul Watson (Animal…