Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:39:44 GMT
Raise a glass to Hennessy: A Toast to the World's Preeminent Spirit , a smooth new volume suitable for the coffee tables and the wet bar alike. As assembled by Glenn O'Brien, the text splices together history, hagiography, and interviews with Cognac experts including master blender Yann Fillioux , who presides over the house's tasting committee, and brand ambassador Nas , who claims, "I was the first one to rap about Hennessy."
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:23:18 GMT
Today's casting roundup is a big one! "Street Dreams," the upcoming BET series based on the life of hip-hop artist Nas, will hold an open casting call for an actor to depict the rapper himself! We also have a James Franco-produced feature and other great gigs. "STREET DREAMS" Casting is underway for a male actor aged 1522 to depict Nas at age 17 in the scripted series based on his life, "Street Dreams."
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:43:44 GMT
Here's what fans wanted to know following the Cavs' 111-104 win over the New York Knicks Saturday night:Also see:Irving tells cleveland.com he'll play Monday; Cavs now 4-2 with NO point guards. According to TMZ, Nicki Minaj's L.A. mansion was robbed of over 200K in jewelry, and was trashed with her furniture and other items completely vandalized.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 04:24:45 GMT
The absolutely phenomenal success of the BET 3-part biopic The New Edition Story , has arguably changed the game when it comes to portraying the lives of influential black figures on screen, which means that when something works as well as this film did you want to find a way to continue the success. Well BET and legendary rapper Nas have teamed up for a drama series pilot that could potentially follow in the footsteps of The New Edition Story's ratings, reviews and social media success.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 00:08:57 GMT
The Queensbridge Houses, one of the nation's largest public housing projects, is celebrating more than one year without a shooting in what Mayor de Blasio called "a year of golden silence." In addition city-funded security in the form of lights, cameras and police protection, a coalition called 696 Queensbridge is credited with keeping the peace.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:16:28 GMT
Two of New York's sharpest underground-rap fixtures have teamed up on a new EP, and they're offering it up as a free download. Wiki, the former lead urchin from Ratking, and Your Old Droog, the once-mysterious Coney Island rapper who some people once thought to be an alter-ego for Nas, have joined forces to record What Happened To Fire? , a collaborative EP that features production from people like AraabMuzik, Black Milk, and Statik Selektah.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Sir Chuck took over the DJ booth at the Koo Koo Room in Atlanta on Tuesday -- right in the thick of his verbal war with LeBron James -- and sent a message that seemed to be directed at the NBA star. "This is for all you f**king haters out there," Barkley said while cueing up a song ... "For all you f**king haters, F**K Y'ALL!" Barkley then pressed play on the Nas classic, "Hate Me Now" ... telling the crowd," I listen to this song every day I wake up."
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:59:13 GMT
EXCLUSIVE: BET , coming off ratings records for its New Edition miniseries, has given the green light to another music-infused period scripted project based on the story of a famous performer. The network has ordered a pilot for Street Dreams , an hourlong series from Rush creator Jonathan Levine .
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:59:12 GMT
Rapper Nas is getting the biopic treatment in "Street Dreams," a potential new drama series just ordered to pilot at BET. "Street Dreams" will trace the rise of Nas as a young man growing up in 1990s New York, and his transformation from a young man in the Queensbridge projects to drug dealer to famous rapper.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:39:06 GMT
HARVARD FELLOW/Producer 9th WONDER has selected the first 4 Hip-Hop albums that will be preserved in the HARVARD LIBRARY. The 4 selected are; NAS' debut "Illmatic," A TRIBE CALLED QUEST's sophomore album "Low End Theory," LAURYN HILL's solo album "The Miseducation of LAURYN HILL," and KENDRICK LAMAR's "To Pimp A Butterfly."
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 08:43:24 GMT
What fans wanted to know from beat writer Joe Vardon following the Cavs' 124-116 win over the Brooklyn Nets Friday:Also see:LeBron, Lue say, show that Barkley critiques don't make sense. Producer 9th Wonder has helped usher in four classic hip hop albums into Harvard University's music library.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:28:14 GMT
The Soundcloud description on AndrA© Altrez 's "Venus" refers to the Philly rapper's new single "the calm." Don't know if the "before the storm" part of that is implicit, or if this is simply calm-for-calm's-sake, but the song is a blissful two-minute meditation over a sweeping flute loop that evokes the sublime tension of Nas' Illmatic .
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:31:20 GMT
Shares of Seagate Technology PLC soared higher by more than 20 percent Wednesday morning after the company reported its third-quarter results on Tuesday. Jefferies' James Kisner commented in a research report that Seagate's report was "solid," but its gross margin was a "blow-out" at 31.8 percent, which exceeded the Street's expectations of 29.9 percent.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:49:29 GMT
Sohh.com has the Instagram tip saying that New York rap veteran Nas ' music is much deeper than rap. The hip-hop pioneer's brand had a presence at last weekend's national Women's Marches.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:15:36 GMT
Isaiah Rashad is a rapper by trade. He's known he was going to be one since he was 8 years old.