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6 Rappers Who Successfully Followed-Up Great Debuts: Kanye West, OutKast, And More

Earlier this week, legendary Queens rapper Nas offered some words of encouragement to Kendrick Lamar, concerning Lamar's impending follow-up to his instant classic debut good kid, m.A.A.d city from 2012. As Nas knows all too well, plenty of rappers ...

Nas On Kendrick Lamar's Next Album: 'There's No Way He Can Mess It Up'

If there's any rapper in the business who has unequivocally faced the challenge of following up a classic debut, it's Nas, whose 1994 debut Illmatic is often considered to be the greatest rap album ever made (and I agree). However, a similar pressure ...

Nas Traces Family History On PBS Series 'Finding Your Roots' [WATCH]

Queens rapper Nas recently went on a quest to discover more about his family history, appearing on PBS's Finding Your Roots. The season two episode -- hosted by Harvard University scholar, author and filmmaker Henry Louis Gates Jr. --debuts September ...

Amy Winehouse Anniversary Of Death: Adele, Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, Nas, And More Talk About The Late Singer's Legacy

Three years ago today, the world lost the legendary singer Amy Winehouse. She was found dead on July 23, 2011 in her London home from accidental alcohol poisoning -- a "death by misadventure" as the coroner ruled. In the years since her untimely ...

'Planet of The Apes' and Hip-Hop References: 9 Songs from 50 Cent, Nas, Earl Sweatshirt and More

Dawn of The Planet of The Apes easily dominated the box office over the weekend, not dealing with too much competition in the Top 10. The film grossed $72.6 million and got us thinking in the process: Rappers have referenced the film franchise ...

6 Underrated Def Jam Records; The Roots, Nas, and One Seminal Album You Won't See Coming

Green Label, a pop culture site, has come up with another interesting list for hip-hop heads, this one celebrating the 30 year anniversary of Def Jam Records by listing the "10 Most Notable Albums" from its history. We picked some other notables they ...

10 Great Artists Known For Just One Album: Television, Nas, And More

Most artists have one album that's generally regarded as their best, but sometimes these albums are so incredible and obviously superior that the rest of the artist's discography becomes overshadowed. Here are ten great artists who are known for just ...

Nas, Dave Chappelle, Radio City: Rapper Performs ‘Illmatic’ With Orchestra At Comedian’s New York Show

Comedian Dave Chappelle has been making the rounds as of late in order to promote his current string of stand up shows in New York’s own Radio City Music Hall. The shows are now well underway and making headlines galore each and every night. Just ...

Nas, Schoolboy Q, Flying Lotus: Shots Fired Following Concert

It’s been reported that following a Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus concert at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater in the Denver area, shots were fired by a man with a rifle just outside the show. Police are still on the hunt for the shooter. The ...

Green Label Lists Greatest Hip-Hop Album Art of All Time: Nas, Kanye West and A Tribe Called Quest Rule

Green Label has issued its ruling of the Top 14 hip-hop album covers of all time, and we don't envy the process. Hip-hop, like alternative rock, is full of incredibly artistic pieces.

Nas’ 'Time Is Illmatic' documentary gets international distribution deal

Nas is taking his documentary around the world.

Jennifer Lopez 'A.K.A.' Tracklist Unveiled: New Album Features Pitbull, Iggy Azalea, Nas and More

Jennifer Lopez has unveiled the full tracklist for her eighth studio album A.K.A. and the album is also known as a star-studded affair.

Nas to headline Essence Festival kickoff event on July 3

Nas has been announced as the headliner for Essence Festival's 20th anniversary kick-off event. The concert, which takes place at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans on July 3, will also feature Trey Songz, K. Michelle and Jazmine Sullivan.

Nas reveals he's working with Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and No I.D. on new album

Nas recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his Illmatic debut, which must have left him inspired because now he's announced that he's working on a new record.

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