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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Status Ain’t Hood: Rick Ross’ Quiet Comeback

Rick Ross never really seemed hungry; it was part of his appeal. When we met him, he was pushing an overblown comic-book kingpin character, talking…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm
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Illmatic Turns 20

The summer and fall of 2001 were tremendously exciting times to be a young rap nerd. Jay-Z and Nas were throwing lyrical haymakers at each…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 9:03 am
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More Nas stories

Run The Jewels Take Coachella With New Song “Scenes,” A Bernie Sanders Shoutout, And Many Surprise Guests

Run The Jewels had a big day at Coachella. Killer Mike has introduced Bernie Sanders at multiple rallies, and yesterday, the Democratic candidate returned the…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 12:43 pm
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Nas Launches Ghostbusters Clothing Line

A lot has been said about Jay Z diversifying as a mogul, especially with the fiasco that is Tidal, but one-time rival Nas is expanding…
Collin Robinson | March 31, 2016 - 1:35 pm
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Nas Wants To Sell You Health Food Made Out Of Crickets

Full disclosure: I have eaten crickets before. I was in another country and jumped at the opportunity to try some local snacks and guess what?
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 8, 2016 - 3:23 pm
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Download French Montana’s Wave Gods Mixtape Feat. Kanye West, Nas, Future, A$AP Rocky, & More

Taking a page out of Future's playbook, French Montana premiered his new mixtape on DJ Khaled's Beats 1 radio show last night. Hosted by the…
Peter Helman | February 20, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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Usher – “Chains” (Feat. Nas & Bibi Bourelly) Video

R&B/pop singer Usher recruited Nas and Bibi Bourelly to throw his conversation piece on police violence, "Chains," into the discourse last fall. The song was…
Collin Robinson | February 2, 2016 - 10:37 am

Hear Nas Freestyle Over Future’s “March Madness”

Drake premiered his new single "Summer Sixteen" on his Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio tonight, but just before that, he also played a freestyle…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 8:23 pm
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Pimp C – “Friends” (Feat. Nas & Juicy J)

Pimp C, the more flamboyant half of the legendary Texas rap duo UGK, died way back in 2007. But his widow Chinara Butler has put…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2015 - 10:39 am

Rick Ross – “One Of Us” (Feat. Nas)

After releasing the surprisingly strong Black Dollar mixtape, Rick Ross is coming out with a new album called Black Market next month; we've already posted…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Jeezy – “God (Remix)” (Feat. Nas)

Atlanta drug-rap czar Jeezy and New York purist king Nas might not be the most likely combination, but for whatever reason, they fit nicely together.
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2015 - 11:42 am
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Watch Jay Z Talk On Kimmel, Perform “Empire State Of Mind” At TIDAL X

Last night, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was packed with stars to celebrate TIDAL reaching the 1 million subscriber mark. (For comparison's sake, Spotify sits…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 10:19 am

Usher – “Chains” (Feat. Nas) Video

Usher addresses police brutality on his new Nas-featuring song, "Chains." The track is accompanied by an interactive video hosted on TIDAL's website that displays photos…
James Rettig | October 16, 2015 - 12:45 pm
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Scarface – “Do What I Do” (Feat. Nas, Rick Ross, & Z-Ro)

Later this week, Houston rap originator Scarface returns with Deeply Rooted, his first album since 2008. We've posted first single "Steer," but the song on…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 3:12 pm

Run The Jewels Hit The Studio With Nas & Zack De La Rocha

Nas released Run The Jewels' 2014-defining RTJ2 on his Mass Appeal label, and Zack De La Rocha guested on highlight-of-highlights "Close Your Eyes (And Count
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 2:16 pm
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Watch Drake And Nas Star In A New Sprite Commercial

Drake and Nas appear side-by-side in a new commercial for Sprite, made up of footage from their February co-headlining show at Irving Plaza in NYC…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 10:10 am
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Watch Run The Jewels Bring Nas To The Stage At Northside Fest

Run The Jewels closed out this weekend's Northside Festival in Brooklyn at 50 Kent, and they brought out Nas during their set to perform his…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 9:57 am

De La Soul – “God It” (Feat. Nas)

The great golden-era rap trio De La Soul has turned to Kickstarter to fund their next album, and they've lined up a roster of guests…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 12:48 pm
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Spotify Has Compiled The Ultimate 4/20 Playlist

In honor of today's... err... holiday, Spotify has compiled a list of all of the songs most frequently included on 4/20-themed playlists, along with a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 11:48 am
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Madonna – “Iconic” (Feat. Chance The Rapper & Mike Tyson) & “Veni Vidi Vici” (Feat. Nas)

It's impossible to describe the roll-out of Madonna's forthcoming record, Rebel Heart, as anything but completely ridiculous. First the record leaked, then Madonna caught heavy…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 3, 2015 - 10:27 am
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