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Happy 48th Birthday To The ‘King From Queens’ Nas!

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Today marks the 48th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

Lupe Fiasco Says in Making His New Album He Created His ‘Illmatic’

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Lupe Fiasco has made some amazing albums in his career. Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor and Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool lay in the hallway of Hip-Hop masterpieces, but his next album, which he made in just one day, is supposed to be his Illmatic. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “It’s my illmatic…” Lupe teased fans […]

Happy 47th Birthday To The ‘King From Queens’ Nas!

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Today marks the 47th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

An Homage For Nas’ ‘Illmatic’: 26 Years Of Classic Material

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On April 19th, 1994, Nasir “Nas” Jones did what everyone thought he would: change the rap game. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With just 10-tracks, a chipped tooth smile and a whole lot of 5% science, the God Son began his reign. From the beginning of the record, you are immediately immersed into the subterranean […]

Erick Sermon Says He Turned Down an Opportunity to Produce on Nas’ ‘Illmatic’

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In the world of Hip-Hop production, Illmatic is highly acclaimed as the ultimate work to feature big league Hip-Hop producers. Pete Rock, DJ Premier, and Large Professor? The gem speaks for itself. Hip-hop enthusiasts have always played with the idea of hearing other classic beatmakers on Illmatic including RZA, Easy Mo Bee, and Erick Sermon. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: AZ Drops Debut ‘Doe Or Die’ Album 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Antonio Cruz aka AZ from Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” fame, released his debut album Doe Or Die on EMI Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by legendary producers Pete Rock, DITC’s Buckwild, LES, D.R. Period as well as AZ himself, AZ was able to land the deal for this […]

Happy Birthday to One of the Greatest Lyricists of Hip-Hop History: Nas

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Today marks the 45th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information By many, Nasir Jones is number one on their top, 10, 5, and 3 lists of the greatest emcees to ever touch the mic in Hip-Hop history. Marbled as the prodigal, deep, and lyrically intellectual spitter, Nas’ […]

Nas Set To Perform ‘Illmatic’ With Live Orchestra For PBS Special

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After twenty years since the debut of his widely hailed studio album Illmatic, Nas has teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra to glorify the historic hip-hop album in classical fashion. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Titled Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the […]

Big Baller Brand Releases New Lonzo Items Inspired By Illmatic Album Cover

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Last week when the Los Angeles Lakers made their visit to Madison Square Garden, Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball showed up to the Garden wearing a grey hoodie which had his face superimposed over Nas’ Illmatic album cover. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Today, the Big Baller Brand blessed the culture with some new apparel.  The Big Baller Brand has made […]

Nas Shades Lonzo Ball After Lakers Lost to the Knicks

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Who knew Nas could be a twitter troll? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Queens legend appeared to throw some shade at Lonzo Ball on Instagram after the Los Angeles Lakers rookie said that “no one listens to Nas anymore,” on his family’s Facebook reality show, Ball in the Family. Lonzo added that “real Hip Hop” in his eyes is […]

Today In Hip Hop History: AZ Drops Debut ‘Doe Or Die’ Album 22 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Antonio Cruz aka AZ from Nas’ “Life’s A Bitch” fame, released his debut album ‘Doe Or Die’ on EMI Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced by legendary producers Pete Rock, DITC’s Buckwild, LES, D.R. Period as well as AZ himself, AZ was able to land the deal for this […]

More Than A Tour: Nas’ Legendary Rhymes Delight The Tampa Bay Area

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On a humid Thursday evening in a quaint downtown corner of St.Petersburg, Fl, an area mainly reserved for irish pubs and folk bars, Nas‘ lyrics, ad-libs and expletives included, permeated the air, unapolegetically. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The nostalgia of Illmatic filled the city and hip-hop hearts of fans who have been waiting for […]

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