Nas News

 
  • 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).
  • 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.
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