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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…

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Nas and Michael Eric Dyson In Conversation at Georgetown [Video]

Nas and Professor Michael Eric Dyson recently sat down for an in-depth discussion about Illmatic and its impact on the landscape of hip-hop over the past twenty years, the state of hip-hop today, politics and so much more. This is not…

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Nas – “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” [Remix]

An established veteran and the source of what is perhaps the most storied album in hip-hop’s decade-spanning history, Nas is back to attacking your stereo with the sharing of a remix to his classic track, “It Ain’t Hard To Tell”.…

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Listen to Nas Freestyle on “The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show” From 1993

Y’all ready for Nas? With the 20th anniversary reissue of Illmatic due out next month, this rare freestyle from Nas’ appearance on the “The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show” from Oct. 28, 1993 has been unearthed. Nas brings Grand Wizard…

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Xbox Developing Original Series Based On Nas’ Life

With talks of a Q-Tip original series in the works, news of another hip-hop themed television show is overwhelmingly exciting. It is being reported that a 30-minute episode show is being developed, loosely based on the life of Nas during…

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Nas To Release 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘Illmatic’

Nas‘ seminal hip hop classic Illmatic turns 20 this year and in celebration of the highly influential album’s birthday, Nas will release a special 20th anniversary edition. Titled Illmatic XX,the release will contain 10 unreleased and remixed tracks and is…