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June 3, 2010 Some of today's hottest musical acts are paying tribute to their favorite artists in Levi's new performance series, Pioneer Sessions.
Dirty Projectors, Nas, She & Him, and the Swell Season are among the acts picked by Levi's to cover classic songs that influenced their music.
The latest installment: Brooklyn's Dirty Projectors, whose cover of Bob Dylan's "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine" was posted Thursday. …
May 10, 2010 After a 2005 collaboration on the pensive, pleasant "Road to Zion," from Marley's Welcome to Jamrock album, Bob's youngest son and Nas concoct an entire suite of rap/reggae crossover devoted to black nationalism and African liberation. At times, the results are a bit aimless; even a cute kids' chorus can't save "My Generation" from Joss Stone's wailing or Lil Wayne's awkward motivational turn. …
July 22, 2009 Looks like Nas and Kelis' divorce battle just got even more bitter. After receiving news that his soon-to-be ex-wife had gone into labor yesterday morning, Nas rushed to the hospital to be at her side -- but was denied access to her room, his lawyer told MTV UK.
Instead of getting mad, the rapper got even -- announcing the birth of their son, Knight, before Kelis could release an official announcement, according to Miss Info. …
July 6, 2009 As fans took a break from the musical offerings at this past weekend's Rothbury Festival in Michigan, they'd often wander into the Budweiser Lager Sessions area for some cool misting fans, internet access, and for SPIN's artist interviews.
We wrangled some of the festival's best talent to stop by and chat with SPIN.com correspondent Daniel Casanova. …
July 1, 2009 New York hip-hop veteran Nas and Bob Marley's youngest son, Damian, have joined musical forces and are hard at work on their first album, Distant Relatives -- and you can check out a video of their creative process below!
"This project is to come together and do some music on behalf of Africa -- that is really what the whole thing is about, to bring awareness [about poverty and other social ills]," Marley comments in the clip, directed …
April 12, 2009 This week, music's heavy-hitters reclaimed the spotlight: Green Day premiered songs from their first album in five years at a secret show in San Francisco, Eminem returned with his celeb-spoofing video for "We Made You," and No Doubt released their first new recording since 2003.
All these stories, plus the week's top photo galleries, audio/video, news, and reviews below.TOP STORIES:Green Day Preview New Album at Secret Show!
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April 7, 2009 The lineup for this year's installment of the Rock the Bells festival has been unveiled, and it's jam-packed with top-notch artists: Nas, Damien "Jr. Gong" Marley, the Roots, Common, and Big Boi of Outkast are just a few of the acts billed for the traveling hip-hop event.
Additional artists scheduled to appear include KRS-One, Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek, K'naan, Busta Rhymes, and the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, Raekwon, and GZA. …
November 21, 2008 A formidable slew of today's finest artists -- including TV on the Radio, the Roots, and Nas -- have re-imagined classic tunes by the late crooner Nat King Cole for a new compilation in memory of his legacy.
The album is entitled Re:Generations and will arrive March 10 via Capitol/EMI and King Cole Partners & Productions. …
November 5, 2008 What do you get for the man who has everything? And by "everything" we mean, the most power in the free world, a new mansion, and a soon-to-be-purchased new puppy. Well, if you're Will.i.Am or Nas, you record him a new song.
Despite being in Norway yesterday when the official results were pouring in, Nas recorded "Election Night," his anthem for Barack Obama. …
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