While cooking up their new album, De La Soul hook up with Nas for a new joint. This one produced by G_Force is not expected to make the album. Read the rest of this entry
With appearances from Kanye West, iLoveMakonnen and more NYC recently enjoyed a live concert from two of hip-hop’s finest.
We didn’t see this one coming. The mistress of re-invention, Madonna drops a new single for her upcoming Rebel Heart album featuring Nas. The title means “I came, I saw, I conquered” in Latin. What are your thoughts on this electro-hop sound? Read the rest of this entry
Back in 2011, the Beastie Boys and Nas recorded a song with an unreleased video for the Hot Sauce Committee Part Two album. Check the visuals.
Nas releases his latest offering over one of the late Dilla’s prime productions. Read the rest of this entry
Time is Illmatic is the name of the new documentary on an epic part of Nas’ musical history.
Pete Rock says: “I was motivated to produce this mixtape because Time Is Ilmatic is a part of hip-hop history that everyone should know about; and have in both their music and now film collection.” Keep reading to hear Pete dig in the crates and revisit the lost arts of blending and mixing. Read the rest of this entry
Grafh releases new sights and sounds for his upcoming ’88 Crack Era’ mixtape. DJ Ted Smooth flips the classic track of Nas’ and Preemo’s “N.Y. State of Mind” to pay homage to 90’s, golden era Hip Hop.
Long nights in the studio can be a challenge, especially when sex is on the mind. Nas extends his catalog with one of his most casual guest verses. He describes his work ethic in the studio, free agency and increasing options of the opposite sex. This is the remix to Q’s Oxymoron banger. Read the rest of this entry
Inspired by the 1791 Haitian Revolution, Denmark Vesey, enslaved in French Saint-Domingue (Haiti) and South Carolina, planned one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. He purchased his freedom (11/9/1799) and attempted to help others gain theirs. After organizing more than 9000 slaves, his plan was derailed by a handful of fearful slaves who leaked the plot to their masters. After being brought to trial, Vesey and dozens of others were hanged.
M1 of dead prez and Nas invoke the energy of this courageous leader into a new joint produced by Beatnick and K-Salaam. “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”.