Nas News

  • J. Cole Speaks On "Made Nas Proud", Reveals It's Been In The Works For 2 Weeks
    J. Cole Speaks On "Made Nas Proud", Reveals It's Been In The Works For 2 Weeks
    Jun 25, 2013 at 02:09pm
    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. In a recent radio intrerview with 97.9 The Box in Houston, Cole revealed that the remix has been in the works for some time, predating even the release date of Born Sinner.
  • J. Cole Fan Seemingly Threatens Sister's Life If Rapper Does Not Retweet Him [Update: Fan Investigated By Police]
    J. Cole Fan Seemingly Threatens Sister's Life If Rapper Does Not Retweet Him [Update: Fan Investigated By Police]
    Jun 19, 2013 at 02:18pm
    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.
  • J. Cole Says Nas Was "Honored" & "Highly Impressed" By "Let Nas Down"
    J. Cole Says Nas Was "Honored" & "Highly Impressed" By "Let Nas Down"
    Jun 18, 2013 at 05:18pm
    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. When the NC rapper ran into Nas in the airport, he played him the song, which got a much more positive response from Nasir than "Work Out" before it.
  • Photos: Kanye West Celebrates His 36th Birthday w/ Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Nas
    Photos: Kanye West Celebrates His 36th Birthday w/ Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Nas
    Jun 9, 2013 at 11:54am
    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.
  • J. Cole Explains In-Depth Story Behind "Let Nas Down"
    J. Cole Explains In-Depth Story Behind "Let Nas Down"
    Jun 7, 2013 at 01:23pm
    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.
  • Photo: Jay-Z, Nas, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland In The Studio
    Photo: Jay-Z, Nas, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland In The Studio
    Jun 5, 2013 at 10:07pm
     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.
  • Nas' Lawyer Asks Judge To Throw Out $10 Million Lawsuit From Concert Promoter [Update: More Details Emerge]
    Nas' Lawyer Asks Judge To Throw Out $10 Million Lawsuit From Concert Promoter [Update: More Details Emerge]
    May 4, 2013 at 04:19pm
    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.
  • North Coast Music Festival Performers Include Wu-Tang, Nas, Mac Miller, Afrojack & More
    North Coast Music Festival Performers Include Wu-Tang, Nas, Mac Miller, Afrojack & More
    May 3, 2013 at 11:06am
    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.
  • Black Thought Recalls Short Lived Beef With Nas, Considered Slapping Him
    Black Thought Recalls Short Lived Beef With Nas, Considered Slapping Him
    Apr 22, 2013 at 07:21pm
    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. Black Thought revealed in a recent interview, however, that there was some bad blood between him and Queensbridge emcee, Nas, early on. 
  • Nas Invests Six-Figure Sum In Mass Appeal
    Nas Invests Six-Figure Sum In Mass Appeal
    Apr 10, 2013 at 12:16pm
    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. Now Nas is returning to Mass Appeal, however this time with a much greater stake in how the mag performs.
  • Nas Says His New Album Title Will Drop In May
    Nas Says His New Album Title Will Drop In May
    Apr 2, 2013 at 12:19pm
    Nas has been relatively quite since his critically acclaimed album, Life Is Good, hit the shelves last July. Now the rapper has taken to Twitter to announce that a new LP is already on the way, and we'll be getting the title of said album next month.
  • Kendrick Lamar Reveals He Wanted A Nas Feature On "Sing About Me"
    Kendrick Lamar Reveals He Wanted A Nas Feature On "Sing About Me"
    Mar 22, 2013 at 08:10pm
    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.
  • Full List Of MTV's "Hottest MCs In The Game" Revealed
    Full List Of MTV's "Hottest MCs In The Game" Revealed
    Mar 8, 2013 at 10:00am
    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.
  • J. Cole Recalls Losing "Stay" To Nas & "Tears Of Joy" To Rick Ross
    J. Cole Recalls Losing "Stay" To Nas & "Tears Of Joy" To Rick Ross
    Feb 22, 2013 at 09:57am
    While we wait for J. Cole's delayed sophomore album, Born Sinner, the North Carolina native delivered his EP Truly Yours to occupy us.
  • Lupe Fiasco Doesn't Think He'll Win Grammy For Best Rap Album
    Lupe Fiasco Doesn't Think He'll Win Grammy For Best Rap Album
    Feb 8, 2013 at 10:30am
    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: P
  • Nas Announces "The Movement 2013" Music Festival Featuring Joey Bada$$, 2 Chainz & More
    Nas Announces "The Movement 2013" Music Festival Featuring Joey Bada$$, 2 Chainz & More
    Feb 6, 2013 at 02:20pm
    Nas has just announced that he will be both curating and headlining a new festival, which he's calling "The Movement 2013".
  • Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    Nov 3, 2012 at 11:16am
    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 the legendary acts that created the foundation for this success are still emceeing, and rapping with the same creativity and skill that was so instrumental to the genre’s breakthrough. To pay tribute to their longevity, here is our list of 90s era rappers who are still relevant in the second
  • Charts Don't Lie: August 19th
    Charts Don't Lie: August 19th
    Aug 19, 2012 at 12:13pm
     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:
  • Win Passes to "Summer Set": See Nas, Black Star Yelawolf and More
    Win Passes to "Summer Set": See Nas, Black Star Yelawolf and More
    Aug 13, 2012 at 02:20pm
    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!
  • Charts Don't Lie: August 12th
    Charts Don't Lie: August 12th
    Aug 12, 2012 at 08:04pm
    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. It has been said that numbers never lie, so without further ado let us see what truths they tell.
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