Posts tagged "nas"

Beastie Boys and Nas Team Up in Previously Unreleased ‘Too Many Rappers’ Video

Update: the Beastie Boys have uploaded the video their official account. Stream it above.Let's just assume that today, some vault somewhere opened up, giving u…
By: Brennan Carley / January 12, 2015

Watch Nas Conquer ‘The World Is Yours’ A Cappella

Nas is milking his Illmatic anniversary celebration for all it's worth, with a new a cappella cover of "The World Is Yours" that illustrate…
By: James Grebey / November 5, 2014

Nas Crashes Run the Jewels Event to Premiere New Song, ‘The Season’

Update: Nas just released a studio version of "The Season," which you can listen to below.During last night's Run the Jewels album-release event at Brooklyn'…
By: Brennan Carley / October 30, 2014

Nas Revisited ‘N.Y. State of Mind’ With the Roots on ‘Fallon’

After performing with the Roots at last month's Boston Calling Festival, Nas once again joined the band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last…
By: James Grebey / October 8, 2014

Nas Blesses ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Studio’ Remix With a Status Update

Nas sounds like he's doing pretty well coming off of his much deserved victory lap for Illmatic's 20th anniversary. The iconic Quee…
By: Colin Stutz / September 10, 2014

Boston Calling 2014: Lorde Mesmerizes, Nas Lights Up, and More Live Photos

At this weekend's Boston Calling Festival (the fourth in 18 months), thunder and lightning threatened to overshadow the weekend's stellar lineup. But save for…
By: Brennan Carley / September 9, 2014

One Man Killed, Another Wounded in Shooting at Unofficial Lollapalooza Afterparty

Two men were shot early Monday morning outside of the Chicago nightclub Bodi during an unofficial Lollapalooza afterparty that was set to…
By: Colin Joyce / August 4, 2014

Here’s Nas With an Orchestra Playing ‘Illmatic’ at Dave Chappelle’s Show

The triumph of Dave Chappelle's takeover of Radio City Music Hall continues with an altogether epic performance from rhyme deity Nas, who ca…
By: Olivia Forman / June 24, 2014

ScHoolboy Q Detained After Post-Concert Shooting in Colorado

Three people were shot in the parking lot outside Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre last night following a concert by Nas, Flying Lotus, and ScHoolboy…
By: Dan Reilly / June 20, 2014

Nas Teams With Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, No I.D. for New Album

Nas is in the midst of a well-deserved victory lap, celebrating the 20th anniversary of his iconic debut album,…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 24, 2014

Q&A: ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Producers Talk Nas, Hip-Hop, and Social Justice

Twenty years ago this month, rapper Nasir Jones introduced himself to the world with Illmatic, a masterful debut album that offered a wistful yet hard-edged look…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 24, 2014

Nas Commemorates ‘Illmatic’ Anniversary at Coachella With Lauryn Hill

Jay Z was tied up performing with Pharrell and Puff Daddy was nowhere to be found, but the fact that Nas' two first week…
By: Colin Joyce / April 20, 2014

Coachella’s 5 Best Saturday Sets: Nas, QOTSA, Lorde, Future Islands, and Julian Casablancas

NasYeah, yeah, Pharrell invited, like, everybody ever to what may go down as the most well-attended karaoke party of all time. Let's get his guest…
By: Chris Martins / April 13, 2014

Watch Nas and Jay Z Keep the Peace Onstage at Coachella 2014

While his wife/partner-in-crime broke it down onstage nearby, Jay Z made a special appearance during Nas' Coachella set. The former rivals rapped together o…
By: John Surico / April 13, 2014

Nas Looks Back in ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary Trailer

As Nas' Illmatic celebrates its 20th anniversary, the retrospectives are pouring in, and it's only fitting. The Queensbridge MC recently performed o…
By: Marc Hogan / April 11, 2014

Nas and Q-Tip Celebrate ‘One Love’ and ‘The World Is Yours’ on ‘Fallon’

With his Illmatic XX reissue due next week, Nas headed to The Tonight Show to celebrate the landmark album's 20th anniversary with a little hel…
By: Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Nas’ ‘Life’s a Bitch’ Gets Nostalgic Remix for ‘Illmatic XX’

Nas' Illmatic celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, but the rapper isn't ready to let the album go just yet. The iconic release'…
By: Puja Patel / March 31, 2014

Nas to Celebrate Queensbridge Projects With ’90s-Set TV Show

Not to be outdone by Jay Z collaborator Baz Luhrmann, Nas has teamed up with the creator of The Wackness to develo…
By: Chris Martins / February 12, 2014

Nas Strolls Down ‘Memory Lane’ With ‘Illmatic’ Reissue, Documentary

Nas' Illmatic turns 20 this year, and to celebrate his landmark debut leaving "the essence of adolescence," the Queens rapper is reissuing the…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 4, 2014

Good Guy Nas Raises $40,000 for Homeless D.C. Family

Washington D.C. resident Stanley Young and his seven children have been living in a hotel for the past two weeks after a fire forced them…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 9, 2013
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