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Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists,…
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”

Welcome to Gotcha Covered, a new biweekly column in which Nate Patrin revisits some of the most notable cover versions of a classic track.
Nate Patrin | March 29, 2017 - 3:19 pm

More Nas stories

Joe Fox – “What’s The Word” (Feat. Nas)

The world first learned of former London busker Joe Fox when A$AP Rocky discovered him and featured him prominently on 2015's At.Long.Last.A$AP. Fox has remained…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2017 - 5:33 pm

Watch Nas Perform Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones Part II” In Tribute To Prodigy

Nas always had a complicated relationship with Mobb Deep, and especially with Prodigy, who died two weeks ago at the way-too-young age of 24. (Nas…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2017 - 11:17 am

DJ Khaled – “It’s Secured” (Feat. Nas & Travis Scott) Video

Last week, DJ Khaled released his latest guest-heavy album, Grateful, and over the weekend he shared a video for "On Everything" from it, which ended…
James Rettig | June 26, 2017 - 9:44 am

Watch Nas And Jack White Perform “One Mic” For American Epic

Last month, we saw Nas and Jack White team up to cover a 1920s blues song for PBS' American Epic, and today a video has…
James Rettig | June 12, 2017 - 5:45 pm

DJ Khaled Shares Absurdly Star-Studded Grateful Tracklist

DJ Khaled has ascended to a new tier of success this year, and with it, a new tier of excess. The Miami hit-maker, whose talents…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2017 - 1:04 pm

Nas Pens Open Letter Calling Trump A Racist

On the Mass Appeal website, the rap great Nas recently posted an open letter addressing a number of different topics and focusing on the prevalence…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2017 - 9:08 am

Watch Nas & Jack White Cover A 1920s Blues Song

American Epic is a forthcoming PBS documentary about the early-20th-century birth of the American recording industry -- specifically, about the era when labels would go…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 11:12 am

DJ Shadow – “Systematic” (Feat. Nas)

The last we heard from Nas was his contribution to The Get Down soundtrack, "Angel Dust," and now just over a week later he's shared…
Pranav Trewn | April 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Jack White’s American Epic Documentary Is Finally Coming; Watch The New Trailer

American Epic, the three-part documentary series and feature film executive produced by Jack White, Robert Redford, and T Bone Burnett, was originally supposed to air
Peter Helman | April 18, 2017 - 9:29 pm

Nas – “Angel Dust”

In his new song "Angel Dust" (which is part of the The Get Down soundtrack), Nas recounts the negative, misleading images associated with the "devils…
Margaret Farrell | April 12, 2017 - 12:22 pm

BET Developing Drama About Nas

BET recently got tremendous ratings for its miniseries about the '80s boy band New Edition. And now they're getting ready to tell the story of…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 9:54 am

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm
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