The PBS three-part series American Epic about the early days of sound recordings will debut on May 16th. In advance of that is a snippet of the series, which finds Nas and Jack White covering the Memphis Jug Band’s “On The Road Again” as Nas also gives some insight on this era of music.
Chris Brown and Nas join forces for a remix to the late Chinx’s “Die Young,” a song about the perils of street violence. This comes two years after Chinx was killed.
With the world waiting on Nas’ new album, an individual by the name of DBegun blended Nas vocals with the instrumentals from Quasimoto’s The Unseen to create the Nasimoto blend album. 21 tracks of Nas and Madlib goodness only leads us to wonder what a real album from these two would sound like.
Nas and DJ Shadow speak on the creation of their collaboration “Systematic” and how they finally linked up after all of these years.
Nasty Nas and DJ Shadow connect for the wicked collaboration “Systematic.” Who knows when the album is coming but if this is any indication, we’re certainly in for some classic Nas.
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.