Nas News

 
  • Cover of Drake Chilled With Steve Nash Yesterday On Thanksgiving
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: November 16- November 22
    Underrated Audio is here to provide you with choice cuts from the past week that seemed to be over-looked by the average viewer-- meaning they didn't get as many views as they deserved. This week we've got six tracks spanning the genres of r'n'b and hip-hop, including one that's not necessarily either.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says Jay Z Won Nas Beef
    Jay Z and Nas had one of the best documented beefs in hip hop history.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Speaks On Learning From Jay Z & Nas, No Longer Writing Down Lyrics
    Ab-Soul's following continues to grow, despite his lack of releases since 2012's dense Control System.
  • Cover of Kickasso Makes LeBron X "Duck Dynasty" Customs
    Customizer Kickasso gave the Nike LeBron X a West Monroe, Louisiana vibe with this "Duck Dynasty" custom. The outrageous t.v show made famous by their wild Uncle Si, is the inspiration behind this woodsy camo custom.
  • Cover of Nas To Executive Produce & Provide New Music For Upcoming B-Boy Documentary
    It looks like we'll be hearing new music from Nas in the near future, thanks in part to a dance documentary the rapper will be executive producing. It was announced today that Nas will be taking part in producing the film "Shake the Dust," directed by Adam Sjoberg.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Calls Nas His Favorite Rapper, Jay Z "The Best To Ever Rap"
    ScHoolboy Q may be from the west coast, but like many rappers these days, his influences are varied. The TDE rapper spoke with BRealTV about the assumption that he only pulls from artists from his region, and his position on the greatest rapper of all time.
  • Cover of 12 Albums That Need To Happen
    At the beginning of October we heard DJ Premier confirm that he will produce a full Nas album one day-- which got us excited, and also got us thinking about what other albums we're really, really hoping will drop in the not-so-distant future.
  • Cover of 10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out In The 2013-2014 Season
    One of the many joys of a new NBA season is watching talented up-and-comers blossom into stars, making what sports fans vaguely refer to as "The Leap".
  • Cover of Nas Reveals Details Of New Album, Collaboration With Jay Z & Justin Timberlake
    2012's Life Is Good was well-received by fans and critics alike, and despite being released almost 20 years after his classic debut, still stands as one of the rapper's strongest efforts.
  • Cover of 20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    Along with emceeing, DJing and breakdancing, graffiti is one of the four fundamental elements of hip-hop, and it's been an integral part of the culture since the beginning.
  • Cover of Derrick Rose Dresses As Willie From "Duck Dynasty"
    If you recall in the 2012 All Star Game introductions, Derrick Rose famously did not dance along with the four other starters.  Some took this to mean D Rose is uptight, but here's the Bulls franchise point guard at his son's first birthday party dressed up.
  • Cover of DJ Premier Confirms He Will Produce a Full Nas Album
    DJ Premier has provided Nas with some classic material over the years, including what could be argued as the emcee's most definitive cut, "NY State Of Mind".
  • Cover of Mariah Carey Hit The Studio With Jermaine Dupri & Nas
    Mariah Carey is currently at work on a new album, and she hit the studio with Jermaine Dupri and Nas last night to cook something up for the LP.
  • Cover of Gilbert Arenas & Nick Young Party With A Topless Mermaid
    Gilbert Arenas' baby mama, Laura Govan, had a big birthday blowout this past weekend.  The event was thrown by Gil and included notable guests such as Chris Paul, Matt Barnes and his new wife, Gloria (who is Govan's sister), Nick Young, and Tank.
  • Cover of Tyga Sued By Fourth Woman Over "Make It Nasty" Video
    Legal action has already been taken against Tyga by three of the actresses in his explicit "Make It Nasty" video, and a fourth has now come forward on similar grounds.
  • Cover of Nas Turns 40, Says It's "One Of The Best Feelings" He's Ever Had
    Nas turned 40 yesterday, and HOT97's Miss Info had the opportunity to interview him at his Hennessy-sponsored birthday celebration (he recently started a business relationship with the company). The veteran emcee seemed both happy and unfazed by the milestone. 
  • Cover of Nas Comments On Kendrick Lamar's "King Of New York" Declaration
    Much has been said about Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, and while many have shared their responses, there are a few rappers we'd still like to hear from-- Nas being one of them.
  • Cover of Nas & J. Cole Cover VIBE's 20th Anniversary Issue [Update: Pharrell & Daft Punk Cover VIBE]
    Yesterday we reported that Janelle Monae and Robin Thicke would take the cover of VIBE's 20th anniversary edition, but now it seems like their may be a few covers for the issue.
  • Cover of Nas Raising Money For Homeless Family In Washington D.C.
    Two weeks ago, a Washington, D.C. family lost their apartment above a grocery store after a serious fire. Stanley Young, an unemployed construction worker and single father, has been living in a Holiday Inn with his seven children ever since.
  • Cover of Timbaland Announces New Nas Record "Sinatra In The Sand" ft. Justin Timberlake & Jay Z
    In a brief preview clip of Timbaland's upcoming interview with REVOLT TV, the super-producer revealed a new Nas record that came about during the Magna Carta Holy Grail recording sessions. 
  • Cover of Gilbert Arenas Lists $3.5M Home With Shark Tank & Hyperbaric Chamber
    At the height of his career, Gilbert Arenas was an extremely marketable world-class scoring machine.  He used the excess money he had to purchase a lavish mansion while playing for the Washington Wizards.  Now, with his NBA career a seemingly distant memory, and doing his pro hooping overseas, Agent Zero is putting h
  • Cover of Harvard University Introduces The Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship
    Nas is one of the most respected emcees in the game, and it seems his clout is only growing, with the announcement that Harvard is creating a fellowship in his name. The announcement comes as a joint project between the Hip-Hop Archive and the W. E. B.
  • Cover of Nas To Headline The New York Mets 2013 “Summer Postgame Concert Series”
    Nas just made waves by adding a very memorable verse to J. Cole's "Let Nas Down" Remix, and now has some more big news, as he's set to headline The New York Mets 2013 “Summer Postgame Concert Series” this month!
  • Cover of Game Changers: Nas Edition
    Of the dozens of rappers debated as the G.O.A.T dead or alive, Nas's name probably comes up with the most frequency behind The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac (maybe ahead depending on the source).
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