Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:23:10 GMT
During the 1990s The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show was responsible for introducing some of the biggest names in hip hop to the world, including unsigned rappers Nas, Biggie Smalls, Fat Joe, Big Pun, All went on to have major record deals with total record sales for all artists that premiered on the show exceeding 300 million.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:57:30 GMT
Beyond slaying the big screen, actress Lupita Nyong'o can also drop bars. The flawless beauty unveiled her rapper name in a recent Instagram post, where she spits over Nas ' "NY State of Mind" off his beloved 1994 debut Illmatic.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:45:26 GMT
Public School taps hometown legend and hip-hop icon, Nasir Jones, to model its latest New Era collaborative headwear collection. Representing his borough with the New York Mets "PSNY" dad cap and the "Where NY Lives" snapback, Nas is also seen sporting the Yankees version, a rare but not new look for the Queens native.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:09:26 GMT
The Oscar winner posted a professionally done video to Instagram in celebration of garnering 3 million followers, and raps original lyrics to the beat of Nas' "New York State of Mind." The 33-year-old actress didn't miss a beat as she spat rhymes about her birthplace of Mexico and homeland of Kenya, promoted her upcoming movie Queen of Katwe , called out her humanitarian work as a Wildaid global elephant ambassador and even dropped a line about her Lancome endorsement deal.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:57:30 GMT
Somewhere in between taking swigs of Henny and looking out for a hoodrat named Keisha , Dave East may have managed to land himself on Nas' upcoming album. The Mass Appeal top draft pick recently chopped it up with with Billboard at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards to talk his upcoming project, Kairi Chanel , and let out a laugh while saying "I might be on it" in reference to his Illmatic boss' anticipated work-in-the-making.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:36:18 GMT
Nas and Kevin Durant joined Bill Simmons for a sit-down on his HBO show Any Given Wednesday last night . They covered an array of topics and the dynamic between the three was a sight to behold.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:01:06 GMT
It's been nearly 10 years since Nas famously put Hip Hop in a casket on his 2006 record, "Hip Hop Is Dead." A decade after the song dropped, Nas was asked if he still shares the same sentiment during an appearance on HBO's "Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons."
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:56:00 GMT
ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS, a weekly talk show hosted by one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media, continues its 20-show season WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21 ,followed by other new episodes subsequent Wednesdays at the same time,exclusively on HBO.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:53:46 GMT
From the Descendants and Misfits proving they haven't lost it, to Morrissey demanding no meat be cooked or served during his set Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss were as powerful as ever at Riot Fest Chicago. Just two weeks after hosting its annual rodeo-themed event in Denver, Riot Fest came home to Chicago this last weekend and threw a rock & roll carnival of epic proportions.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:14:09 GMT
Danny Brown's full-length debut on Warp Records, Atrocity Exhibition , is due out Sept. 30. Courtesy of the artist hide caption On this week's All Songs +1 podcast, I'm taking the host chair usually occupied by Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton for a conversation with Danny Brown about the Detroit rapper's upcoming album, Atrocity Exhibition , his admiration for contemporaries like ScHoolBoy Q and what Brown calls his all-time favorite rap song, Nas' "The World Is Yours."
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:28:24 GMT
One of Tupac 's biggest crossover hits was "Thugz Mansion," a posthumous single released in 2002. The track appeared on the album Better Dayz , and the radio version eventually climbed to No.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:02:00 GMT
Rapper Nas is about to turn 43 and he's already partying it up in Las Vegas, with his crew, family and friends. He also gave a full-length concert at Drai's Nightclub.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 07:46:53 GMT
The day that two planes crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center and later a third crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. The tragedy of the September 11th attacks cost the lives of 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused over 10 billion dollars in property damage.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 10:52:08 GMT
Soca artiste Ricardo Drue's 2014 hit "Vagabond", is gaining international attention, following yesterday's debut of the video for American hip hop artistes, DJ Khaled's and Nas' collaboration, "Done". The song appears on DJ Khaled's recent Number One album Major Key.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 02:06:25 GMT
AUGUST 27: Big Sean performs on stage at the Bud Light Party Conventions at PlayStation Theater on August 27, 2016 in New York City. This Weekend Calgary's hip-hop lovers will get their annual fix as the One Love festival hits town.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:31:10 GMT
Snapchat savant and rambler extraordinaire DJ Khaled recently etched his first #1 album into the record books with Major Key . In a super-stacked guest list, one of the standout tracks came by way of an announcement from Nas.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:18:21 GMT
Baltimore's lyrical assassin Greenspan is looking to cement his position in the rap game right next to the stars who have come before him. Following in the footsteps of his hip-hop idols that - namely Nas, UGK and AZ - Green lets his raps do all the talking for him.