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Nas Shades Lonzo Ball After Lakers Lost to the Knicks

Nas Shades Lonzo Ball After Lakers Lost to the Knicks

Who knew Nas could be a twitter troll? 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 Migos and Future. Great Win […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Nas Released ‘It Was Written’ 20 Years Ago

On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic. Titled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre and Havoc. This time around, the fresh-faced, 22-year-old Brooklyn-born emcee consciously pushed the album in a more mainstream direction, hoping to secure a wider fan base. It worked. The album proved […]