Nas News

 
  • 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).
  • Cover of Ex All-Star Gilbert Arenas Arrested For Truckload Of Illegal Fireworks
    Gilbert Arenas is in trouble again as he was arrested for possession of illegal fireworks.   Now, it’s not like police caught him with a backpack full of fireworks, Agent Zero was busted with approximately twenty boxes of illegal fireworks.TMZ reports that Gil was pulled over at 2:30am last night in Los Angeles by
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: June 17-23
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Drake, J.
  • Cover of J. Cole Speaks On "Made Nas Proud", Reveals It's Been In The Works For 2 Weeks
    When the Let Nas Down (Remix) droppped over the weekend, it came as a pleasant surprise to many, but it was unclear how much knowledge J. Cole had of it's existenece before it appeared on Twitter.
  • Cover of J. Cole Fan Seemingly Threatens Sister's Life If Rapper Does Not Retweet Him [Update: Fan Investigated By Police]
    J. Cole is surely excited to drop his sophomore album Born Sinner today, but last night he was given a serious shock when a fan tweeted a photo at him which depicted him pointing a gun at his little sister.
  • Cover of J. Cole Says Nas Was "Honored" & "Highly Impressed" By "Let Nas Down"
    One of the more talked about tracks on J. Cole's Born Sinner is "Let Nas Down." The track details Cole's feeling about hearing that Nas did not approve of his single choice for Cole World.
  • Cover of Photos: Kanye West Celebrates His 36th Birthday w/ Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Nas
    As reported by MissInfo, Kanye West took a minute to celebrate his birthday with friends before a performance at the Governors Ball in New York City last night.
  • Cover of J. Cole Explains In-Depth Story Behind "Let Nas Down"
    J. Cole's tracklist has gotten people talking, specifically, the track #15 titled "Let Nas Down." Although Cole recently shut down rumors that he titled a track "I Disappointed Nas," the real title is pretty close. J.
  • Cover of Photo: Jay-Z, Nas, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland In The Studio
     Coming at ya with another photo this evening, it looks like Jay-Z, Nas, Justin Timberlake, and Timbaland are cooking up some new material for us.
  • Cover of Nas' Lawyer Asks Judge To Throw Out $10 Million Lawsuit From Concert Promoter [Update: More Details Emerge]
    Nas is still feeling the effects of a missed show last year in Angola. As we reported in Septemeber, Nas had missed a concert in Angola for a New Years Eve performance in 2011.
  • Cover of North Coast Music Festival Performers Include Wu-Tang, Nas, Mac Miller, Afrojack & More
    This year's North Coast Music Festival, which takes place in Chicago at Union Park from August 30th to September 1st, features quite a few hip-hop names.
  • Cover of V-Nasty Reportedly Signs A $750,000 Deal
    Although V-Nasty has seen no lack of hatred towards her rap career, the Oakland native continues to pursue it, and recently inked a reported $750,000 deal with an independent label based out of Las Vegas.
  • Cover of Black Thought Recalls Short Lived Beef With Nas, Considered Slapping Him
    The Roots are not generally the types to be involved in beef. The Philly group have been working in the hip hop scene for two decades and have been able to steer clear of the feuds that many rappers end up engaging in.
  • Cover of Nas Invests Six-Figure Sum In Mass Appeal
    Hip-hop magazine Mass Appeal announced it's return to the print game earlier this year, after taking a five-year break. The magazine, which started back in 1996, featured Nas on their 2001 cover.
  • Cover of Nas Says His New Album Title Will Drop In May
    Nas has been relatively quite since his critically acclaimed album, Life Is Good, hit the shelves last July.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reveals He Wanted A Nas Feature On "Sing About Me"
    While good kid, m.A.A.d city has gotten its share of its praise for Kendrick's perfectionism, The Compton rapper revealed recently that there was one final touch he wished he had added to the record."The idea was to have Nas on 'Sing About Me,'” said K-Dot, who recently collaborated with Nasir's former riva
  • Cover of Get To Know Tinashe: Artist Interview, Photos and Video
    The model/ dancer/ actress/ songwriter turned singer, known as Tinashe, is as multifaceted as she is beautiful.
  • Cover of Full List Of MTV's "Hottest MCs In The Game" Revealed
    MTV has finally unveiled all of the 10 rappers who grabbed a spot on the "Hottest MCs In The Game" list. This list will no doubt be debated, let us know your thoughts on the ranking in the comments, or tell us what your list would look like.Check out the full list of MCs in the gallery above.
  • Cover of J. Cole Recalls Losing "Stay" To Nas & "Tears Of Joy" To Rick Ross
    While we wait for J. Cole's delayed sophomore album, Born Sinner, the North Carolina native delivered his EP Truly Yours to occupy us.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Doesn't Think He'll Win Grammy For Best Rap Album
    Lupe Fiasco, never one to be different, has done a string of strange things as of late, including deleting his Twitter, getting kicked off stage for repeating the same lyrics, and announcing the cancellation of Food & Liquor 2: Part 2. While there has been little explanation for any of these incidents, Lupe recently
  • Cover of Nas Announces "The Movement 2013" Music Festival Featuring Joey Bada$$, 2 Chainz & More
    Nas has just announced that he will be both curating and headlining a new festival, which he's calling "The Movement 2013".
  • Cover of Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    The 1990’s was the most crucial decade in the mainstream acceptance of hip hop as a viable art form. The genre’s fresh, energetic sound, coupled with an explosion of talent and one very tragic feud, allowed for rap music to assume a dominant position in popular culture. Some of
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August 19th
     2 Chainz results are still being tallied, but with the rumor mill running wild it seems he will top Billboard next week with 140,000 albums sold. Thus, with Based on a T.R.U. Story in lieu, this week’s charts appear very similar to those of the week before: 1.)    Rick
  • Cover of Win Passes to "Summer Set": See Nas, Black Star Yelawolf and More
    We'll pick 2 winners at random (2 pairs of passes are up for grabs) and announce them on Wednesday, August 22nd.Click HERE to Enter!Somerset AmphitheaterAug.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August 12th
    Statistics have been an essential part of the rap game for years. "Who is number one?", "How well will an album debut?", and "Will it reach gold?", are just a few of the recorded facts that can be found here.
    Password must be at least 6 characters.