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.
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.
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. 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
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 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"
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
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
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, 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 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
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
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
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
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.
Exclusive Interview: Chicago Rapper YP Talks On Meeting Nas & Q-Tip, Upcoming Projects
Chicago is a city buzzing with many talented rappers, and one of the them on the come-up is YP. YP was signed to Universal Republic this past year, and has a few projects in the works, so if you're unfamiliar with him, you will be very familiar soon (reading our interview will also help!). YP talked to