Nas releases a new song to coincide with The Get Down’s 2nd half hitting Netflix. “Angel Dust” is all about drugs infiltrating the community. But what we really want to know is when Nas’ album is going to drop.
Nas has quietly kept the social consciousness flowing with his clothing line HSTRY. The Queensbridge emcee cut loose the Black History Month Capsule Collection for February that features a number of dope t-shirts and a callback to the Malcolm X hats made famous in the early 90s. Check it out below and then head to the HSTRY website and spend some money.
Nas is a legend and always sees into the future when it comes to hip hop. In this brief clip, Nasty Nas drops the names of five emcees he enjoys.
Lin-Manuel Miranda brings Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc together for “Wrote My Way Out” off of The Hamilton mixtape. Over an !llmind production, all three flex their lyrical chops.
Nas and Erykah Badu took their talents to The Jimmy Kimmel Show to perform “This Bitter Land” from the soundtrack of The Land.
Nas delivers an astounding a capella verse to jump off Robin Thicke’s new single.
It’s the return of Ox from “Belly” as the video for DJ Khaled & Nas’ “Nas Album Done” finds the duo doing all things luxurious.
DJ Rhude pulls together a batch of rare and unreleased Nas songs for “The Found Tapes Vol. 1.” What you’ll find on this mix will certainly hold you down until Nas’ next project. From “Don’t Stop” featuring Tha Dogg Pound to the original version of “Fetus,” this is a real treat for Nas fans.
Nas and Erykah Badu join forces for “This Bitter Land” off of the soundtrack of “The Land” (which Nas executive produced) about four teenagers from Cleveland who are willing to do anything to change their lives for the better. The song finds Nas rhyming over violins while Ms. Badu channels the energy of Nina Simone for this excellent song. Check out the movie On Demand on July 29th.