Watch Jack White and Nas Cover a Blues Song From 1928

American Epic, Jack White and T-Bone Burnett's vast multimedia project and PBS special about early American folk and blues recordings and the people who made them, is approaching…
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2017

The Meadows Festival 2017: Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Weezer & More

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival has announced its 2017 lineup. Jay Z (who may have a new album out soon), Red Hot Chili Peppers, and…
Taylor Berman / May 8, 2017

DJ Shadow and Nas Team Up for New Song “Systematic”

DJ Shadow and Nas have partnered up to create a new song for HBO's startup comedy Silicon Valley. "Systematic" is a funky, twisty track that finds Nas indicting a…
Anna Gaca / April 21, 2017

Jack White’s Massive American Epic Documentary Project Gets Release Date, First Trailer

The American Epic project--a three-pronged operation consisting of a recording project, three-part PBS miniseries, and feature film--is finally seeing the light of day. It's been gestating…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 19, 2017

Your Old Droog Isn’t Nas, and That’s the Way He Likes It

"It was out of my hands," Your Old Droog tells me, nursing a Stella Artois. "People think I somehow manufactured that. That’s not the case.
Pete Tosiello / March 17, 2017

BET Greenlights a Pilot for a Series Based on Nas’s Life

"Street Dreams," the title of Nas' 1996 classic, is also the name of a project based on the Queensbridge legend's life. Deadline reports that BET has greenlit…
Brian Josephs / February 1, 2017

New Music: The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Wait for It” ft. Usher and “Wrote My Way Out” ft. Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc

The deluge of Hamilton Mixtape leaks continues with two new tracks: Usher trying out the musical's "Wait for It," and Nas, paired with Dave East and fucking…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 18, 2016

Watch Nas and Erykah Badu Perform “This Bitter Land” on Kimmel

Nas and Erykah Badu appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform "This Bitter Land," their haunting soundtrack contribution to The Land, a recent film executive produced by Nas that…
Anna Gaca / October 13, 2016

New Music: Nas Addresses Police Brutality on Robin Thicke’s “Deep”

All of Robin Thicke's singles following the Paula debacle have failed to make much noise. But "Deep," which he dropped last night, is particularly noteworthy because it…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2016

Watch Alicia Keys Bring Out Jay Z During Surprise Times Square Concert

Two days after performing with Beyoncé at the final Formation World Tour date, Jay Z joined Alicia Keys on stage for "Empire State of Mind"
Taylor Berman / October 10, 2016

A$AP Rocky, Nas, and Jennifer Hudson Are Starring Together in a New Film

Nas, A$AP Rocky, and Jennifer Hudson are going to the silver screen together, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that all three are signed…
Brian Josephs / October 7, 2016

Watch Nas Talk About Kendrick, J.Cole, and Shaq on Bill Simmons’s Awkward TV Show

Bill Simmons wrangled a slightly puzzling panel of guests for his HBO talk show Any Given Wednesday last night. Nas and Kevin Durant sat down…
Kyle McGovern / September 22, 2016

DJ Khaled and Nas Palance in the Bahamas for “Nas Album Done” Video

Nas has been too busy hanging out with DJ Khaled and co-signing Baz Luhrmann-helmed Netflix shows to actually release his 12th studio album — which…
Brian Josephs / September 9, 2016

Nas and Erykah Badu Connect for the Mournful ‘This Bitter Land’

Nas and Erykah Badu inhabit the same soul-school aesthetic, so it'd make sense that they'd collaborate — and that's exactly what they've just done, for the…
Brian Josephs / July 27, 2016

Kanye West Is Making New Music for Nas’ New Film ‘The Land’

The Land, the Nas-produced film that follows an aspiring teenage skateboarder caught up in a drug operation, will have a star-packed soundtrack behind it. The film's beautifully…
Brian Josephs / May 6, 2016
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