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More Like Maroon 5 Seconds Of Summer Am I Right

What happens when a pop-punk boy band grows up? They stop playing pop-punk, apparently.
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2018 - 3:14 pm

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Our Attempt To Edit Kanye’s Wyoming Albums Into Cruel Summer 2

Fridays may be a little less frenzied now. With the release of Teyana Taylor's new K.T.S.E. last week, a wild monthlong parade of albums produced…
Chris DeVille & Ryan Leas | June 26, 2018 - 12:49 pm

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Nas Sounds Tired

In 2000, Rakim, then widely regarded as the greatest rapper ever, signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. This was a ridiculously exciting thing to even…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm

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Our Attempt To Edit Kanye’s Wyoming Albums Into Cruel Summer 2

Fridays may be a little less frenzied now. With the release of Teyana Taylor's new K.T.S.E. last week, a wild monthlong parade of albums produced…
Chris DeVille & Ryan Leas | June 26, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Mobb Deep’s Havoc Shares Unreleased Freestyles On 1-Year Anniversary Of Prodigy’s Death

As of this year, Prodigy, one half of the iconic Queens rap duo Mobb Deep, has been gone for one year. A year ago today,…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 10:44 am

Stream Nas’ New Album NASIR, Produced By Kanye West

How's Yeezy Season treatin' y'all? Exhausted? Exhilarated? Ready for this parade of seven-track albums to be over, or perhaps to continue indefinitely?
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2018 - 9:46 pm

Livestream Nas’ Queens Listening Party For New Album NASIR

Another week, another album produced by Kanye West. So far, we've gotten Pusha-T's Daytona, Ye's Ye, and Kanye and Kid Cudi's collaborative LP Kids See
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm

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The Jazz-Rap Explosion Of 1993, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after its release, hindsight reveals one now-dated aspect of Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1: The front cover refers to its fusion of hip-hop and…
Nate Patrin | June 5, 2018 - 1:15 pm

Kelis Says Her Marriage To Nas Included “A Lot Of Mental And Physical Abuse”

Kelis has said in a new interview with the website Hollywood Unlocked that her marriage to Nas included "a lot of mental and physical abuse,"
Andy Cush / Spin | April 26, 2018 - 1:41 pm

Kanye Also Produced A New Nas Album Coming In June

Kanye West returned to Twitter last week and brought with him a bounty of news content. Most notably, a philosophy "book" and the promise of…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 9:45 pm

DJ Esco – “Walk Thru” (Feat. Future & Nas)

Longtime Future collaborator DJ Esco is getting ready to release a new project called Kolorblind, and we already posted his Future/Schoolboy Q collab "Code Of
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 12:37 pm

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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

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
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