Stream Nas’ New Album The Lost Tapes II

Nas' new album The Lost Tapes II was announced earlier this month, and now the New York native is back with the full release. The…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

Nas’ Wild New Song “Jarreau of Rap (Skatt Attack)” May Have Been Beamed In From Another Planet

Earlier this month, Nas announced a new album called The Lost Tapes II. The project is a followup to 2002's The Lost Tapes, which was a compilation of unreleased…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 12, 2019

Watch Jay-Z Bring Out Nas and Cam’ron at New York Performance

New York's Webster Hall reopened last night after closing for extensive renovation. To celebrate the occasion, Jay-Z hosted a concert at the Bowery Presents venue,…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2019

Review: Nas – Illmatic

Nas’s Illmatic was released on April 19, 1994. In honor of its 25th anniversary, we’ve digitized and republished our original review, which ran in the August 1994 issue of Spin.
Charles Aaron / April 19, 2019

Salaam Remi – “Find My Love” (ft. Amy Winehouse and Nas)

Former Amy Winehouse collaborator Salaam Remi has unveiled a new posthumous collaboration with the Back to Black vocalist. Titled "Find My Love," the track comes from Remi's…
Rob Arcand / February 14, 2019

Video: Nas – “Cops Shot The Kid”

Last year, Nas released the disappointing Nasir, the rapper's 11th studio album and one of the Wyoming session records produced entirely by Kanye West. Unfortunately…
Israel Daramola / January 7, 2019

Watch Nas’ 16-Minute Short Film NASIR

Nas has released a short film with the same name as his June album Nasir, which was executive produced by Kanye West. The clip, which premiered in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 15, 2018

Beastie Boys Audiobook to Feature Chuck D, Jeff Tweedy, Kim Gordon, Rachel Maddow, and Many More

Beastie Boys Book is a sprawling omnibus of an autobiography featuring essays from Beastie Boys' Mike D and Ad-Rock, as well as contributions from other…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 25, 2018

Nas and Santigold Dropped from Lauryn Hill Miseducation Tour Dates

Lauryn Hill is currently making her way across the country as part of her 20th anniversary tour for The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. During the…
Rob Arcand / September 15, 2018

Nas Responds to Kelis’ Abuse Allegations: “I Did Not Beat Up My Ex Wife”

Nas and Kelis were married from 2005 to 2009, when Kelis filed for divorce while pregnant, citing "irreconcilable differences." In an interview with the website…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / September 9, 2018

Nicki Minaj – “Sorry” (ft. Nas)

In the buildup to her new album Queen, Nicki Minaj was forced to push back the album's release date multiple times, in part due to…
Rob Arcand / August 12, 2018

Pusha T Talks G.O.O.D Music Tour, Kanye’s Wyoming Albums, and His Next Project in Interview

Pusha T went on Julie Adenuga's Beats 1 radio show recently to talk about G.O.O.D Music's Wyoming sessions, during which Kanye West produced seven-track albums…
Israel Daramola / July 5, 2018

Nas’ Uninspired Nasir Is Silent on the Only Thing That Matters

The way Nas’ new album was released is as noteworthy as the music itself. On midnight of Thursday, June 14, the long-awaited new album from…
Israel Daramola / June 19, 2018

Stream Nas’s New Album Nasir, Produced by Kanye West

Kanye West's multiweek foray into seven-track albums on G.O.O.D Music continues with Nasir, the new album from hip-hop icon Nas. It's the latest in a series of…
Joshua Copperman / June 15, 2018

Livestream Queens Listening Party for Nas’ New Album NASIR

After Kanye-led livestreams for his album ye, as well as his Kid Cudi-collaboration Kids See Ghosts, the world gets a third album produced by Yeezus:…
Rob Arcand / June 14, 2018
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