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By Any Means Necessary: DJ Khaled, Nas & Travis Scott Get The...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:56:26 GMT

Following Sunday night's BET Awards ceremony , DJ Khaled debuts a video for "It's Secured," off his new album Grateful . Directed by Eif Rivera, Travis Scott plays on-the-run from them boys in blue, while Khaled and Nasir Jones rip through the underground scene to secure the bag.

Better Look at the Rumored Upcoming Nas x Supreme Collaboration

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:34:51 GMT

After receiving a mock-up of the rumored upcoming Nas x Supreme collaboration , we recently received a better look at the possible T-shirt team up. The image of the leaked T-shirt posted by Supreme news Instagram supreme_hustle displays the previously reported original image of Nas wearing Supreme's famous box logo shirt with "Nasty Nas" written directly under.

Eric B. & Rakim Announce 30th Anniversary Concert for 'Paid in Full'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:55:37 GMT

In 1987, Eric B. & Rakim took the hip-hop game by storm when they released their flawless album Paid in Full. This upcoming July, the iconic duo will perform at Harlem's Apollo Theater to celebrate the project's 30th anniversary.

Op-Ed Contributor: Prodigy, My Favorite Rapper

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:47:29 GMT

Everyone knows which rappers are the greatest of all time: some combination of Rakim, Nas, the Notorious BIG and, since "Blueprint" dropped in 2001, Jay-Z. But I don't care who's the greatest; I want to know who's your favorite.

Rest in Power: in Honor of Prodigy

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:34:02 GMT

The Hip-Hop Nation is collectively saddened, hurt and devastated over the loss of Albert "Prodigy" Johnson, half of the classic rap act Mobb Deep. The stunning news spread all across the world in a matter of minutes.

Pandora to Host Sounds Like You: NYC Featuring Nas, Young M.A and Dave East

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:01:33 GMT

On July 19, just as New York City's summer hits its stride, Pandora will celebrate the sounds of New York City with PANDORA SOUNDS LIKE YOU: NYC. 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.

Just Blaze, Nas, Lil Wayne, and More React to Prodigy's Death

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:05:02 GMT

Fans and fellow artists spent the afternoon paying their respects to Prodigy , who passed away earlier today following complications caused by sickle cell anemia crisis. Read the tributes below.

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Mourned by Nas, Just Blaze & More Hip-Hop Peers

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:52:58 GMT

Prodigy , one-half of the legendary '90s rap group Mobb Deep , died Tuesday at age 42. The prolific MC was hospitalized in Las Vegas several days ago due to complications caused by his sickle cell anemia. Known for his rugged rap scheme, Prodigy flourished in the '90s alongside Havoc as the famed duo Mobb Deep.

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy dead at age 42

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:52:57 GMT

His publicist confirmed the news this afternoon in a statement, explaining his death was caused by complications of Prodigy's lifelong battle with sickle cell anemia: 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. Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.

Nas, Questlove, Just Blaze And More React To Prodigy's Passing

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:52:56 GMT

On Tuesday afternoon , the news of Prodigy's passing sent the masses into a wave of sadness and reflection. According to TMZ , the hip-hop pioneer passed in Las Vegas, Nev., this the morning.

A New Twist on Teaching Economics

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:26:43 GMT

Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, Delaware, that was founded in 2003 by two retired military officers, Charles Baldwin and Jack Wintermantel.

Jay Z says Barack Obama is the 'greatest rapper of all time'

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:03:30 GMT

The 47-year-old hip-hop star is a long-time supporter of the 44th US President and has included him among his biggest career inspirations after being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In a long-winded Twitter post, Jay wrote: "Thank you to all the people that have inspired me .

Jay Z Thanks 90 Rappers For Inspiring Him

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 05:23:19 GMT

JAY Z took to Twitter tonight to personally thank 90 rappers who inspired him after he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday. In the 13-tweet acknowledgement, JAY showed love to rappers of the past and of present time.

Jay Z Inducted As First Rapper In The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:13:02 GMT

Jay Z was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at NYC's Marriott Marquis Hotel tonight, making him the first rapper ever to be inducted into the New York-based institution. In celebration, Tidal put up a page featuring tributes from artists like Timbaland, Pharrell, Jon Bon Jovi, Bono, Rakim, and more, and Jay Z has been tweeting out thanks to the many, many people who inspired him.

Review - DJ Premier & the BADDER Band Funkified the Bluebird with Classic Tracks

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:17:49 GMT

When you think of DJ Premier, his deep discography comes to mind. When you add in the talents of the BADDER Band, with Marc Williams, Lenny Reece, Brady Watt and Takuya Kurodo, a get down bash comes to mind.

DJ Premier Talks Forming a Band & Their Upcoming Bluebird Show

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:38:18 GMT

Many musicians in rap claim to be the GOAT, but DJ Premier is not one of them. "I'm not the GOAT, man.

Music review: Jack White, Nas, Los Lobos cover American standards

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:42:42 GMT

Jack White, Nas, Elton John, Los Lobos, Bettye LaVette and Willie Nelson are part of a stellar cast performing a wide range of blues, country and other American songs and styles using vintage gear on "American Epic: The Sessions." The double album is part of a wider film, recording and publishing project rooted in the 1920s boom of ... (more)