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Wale, Lil Baby, Nas, and More Perform at Apple Music’s Rap Life Event

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Apple Music teamed up with Howard University for its Rap Life event. It features performances with Wale, Lil’ Baby, Nas, and Rapsody. The event recorded at Howard University and is hosted by Ebro, Nadeska, and LowKey. It isn’t only a concert but expands the conversation about impacting black communities and the youth. It also featured […]

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

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

Today marks the 47th birthday of one of hip-hop’s most treasured lyricists, Nas. 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’ coming into Hip-Hop owned multidimensional […]

[WATCH] Nas Says He’s Not Interested in Doing A Verzuz Battle

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, Queensbridge king Nas says that despite the fervor around the Swizz Beatz and Timbaland-inspired platform, he’s not into putting his catalog up against another artist in a Verzuz battle. Nas, who just dropped his highly acclaimed King’s Disease album last week, says that he just enjoys […]

Nas Says He ‘Got Too High’ to Finish Song With Biggie

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

Legendary Queensbridge rapper, Nas dropped his 13th studio album, King’s Disease on Friday, August 21. The Hit-Boy executive produced album features Big Sean, Anderson Paak, ASAP Ferg, Charlie Wilson, Lil Durk, and more. The “One Mic” rapper stopped by The Breakfast Club Morning Show earlier this week to discuss the new album, working with Hit-Boy […]

Nas Teams with TIDAL for ‘No Rap In My Playlist’

Nas Teams with TIDAL for 'No Rap In My Playlist'

With his new album King’s Disease available on your phones, Nas is providing an alternative sound by linking with TIDAL for “No Rap In My Playlist.” The playlist is a nod to the album’s opening single, “King’s Disease.” The new playlist, described as “Some old school vibes to vibe to,” brings in legends like Prince, […]

[WATCH] Nas Drops a New Video for ‘Ultra Black’

[WATCH] Nas Drops a New Video for 'Ultra Black' | The Source

Nas is currently riding the wave of a stellar new album, King’s Disease, completely produced by Hit-Boy. Keeping the momentum going, Nas has released the video for the single “Ultra Black.” The scene brings you into a Black home to show the simple beauty of family, while also taking you on a stroll through NYC […]

Nicki Minaj Wants to Take Copyright Battle With Tracy Chapman to Trial

Nicki Minaj Wants to Take Copyright Battle With Tracy Chapman to Trial

Nicki Minaj wants all the smoke in her copyright battle with Tracy Chapman over her Nas collaboration, “Sorry.” “I love a good mystery story,” opens a new legal memorandum from the raptress. “Don’t you? That is what this case is: a good mystery story.” Minaj argues that she made fair use of Chapman’s song, “Baby […]

Nas Says His Doja Cat Name Drop on ‘Ultra-Black” is Not a Diss

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

Nas grabbed the ears of Hip-Hop when he dropped “Ultra Black” form the then-forthcoming King’s Disease album. Fans would also hear a diss toward Doja Cat, believing Nas saw the chatter online about her involvement in racist chatrooms. We goin’ ultra black, unapologetically blackThe opposite of Doja Cat, Michael Blackson black Nas on “Ultra Black” […]

Nas Recalls Slight Tension With Tupac: ‘He Thought I Was Dissing Him’

Nas Reveals His 'NASIR' Album Was Rushed: '[Kanye West] Was Working on A Lot'

Nas did a virtual interview with Hot 97 fresh off the heels of his King’s Disease album. During the conversation, the Queens rapper told his version of the story Snoop Dogg told about the slight tension he had with Tupac Shakur. “He had it wrong a little bit,” he said of Snoop’s retelling of the […]

Stream: Nas Release New Album ‘King’s Disease’ Produced by Hit-Boy

Stream: Nas and Hit-Boy Release New Album 'King's Disease'

Days after his “Ultra Black” track ruffled the feathers of Doja Cat, Nas is back with his full album produced by Hit-Boy, King’s Disease. The album is 13 tracks in length including the bonus and headlined by the reunion of The Firm. Additional features include Lil Duk, Don Toliver, Big Sean, Anderson .Paak, Fivio Foreign, […]

Nas Confirms The Firm Reunion on ‘King’s Disease’ Tracklist

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While revealing the tracklist for his new King’s Disease album, which is slated for release this Friday (August 21), Hip Hop living legend Nas unveiled that the “original” Firm clique, consisting of himself, AZ, Foxy Brown and Cormega, would be reuniting on his latest LP. AZ and Cormega both reacted to the announcement, with Mega, […]

Doja Cat Responds to Nas’ ‘Ultra Black’ Diss

Doja Cat Announces Her Next Single is Titled 'N.A.S.'

Nas made his rounds in last week’s news cycle after dissing Doja Cat on his new single, “Ultra Black.” “We goin’ ultra Black, unapologetically Black/The opposite of Doja Cat, Michael Blackson Black,” the Queens rapper spit on the record. Esco is clearly referencing the controversy surrounding the “Say So” rapper who was caught in tiny […]

Nas Releases First Single ‘Ultra Black’ from Hit-Boy Produced Album

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Nas has a new album on the way entirely produced by Hit-Boy titled King’s Disease. Giving the first taste of the album for fans, the Queensbridge legend releases “Ultra Black.” The work between the two has been rumored since Hit-Boy took on Boi-1da at the start of quarantine. As for the King’s Disease project, it […]

Are You Ready? New Music By Nas Coming Soon

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It has been a while since we heard any new music from Nasir and now our dreams are coming true with a new track coming up with producer Hit-Boy next week. We are not sure yet if it will be a single or a full-length album. Nas has been wanting to collaborate with Hit-Boy for […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Chris Lighty’s Violator Records Releases ‘Violator: The Album’ 21 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop history, the management company and label imprint Violator released their first compilation album entitled Violator: The Album. Showcasing the management team’s star-studded talent roster, this album is full of rarities making it a must-have for any self-proclaimed “Hip Hop head.” For those out of the loop, Violator was a multi-dimensional […]

Lupe Fiasco Says He Wants to Do a Joint EP with Nas

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Two rap aliens on one EP? It’s possible. Lupe Fiasco stated he wants to do a collaborative EP with the one and only Nas. Speaking with Ebro Darden about his House EP with Kaelin Ellis, Lupe Fiasco revealed that he has the wish of doing an EP with Nas after he was asked about more […]