[WATCH] Method Man Says He Stole Nas’ Flow on “The What” With Biggie

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Wu Tang Clan member and actor Method man opened up on Math Hoffa’s podcast My Expert Opinion about his appearance on “The What” from Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album Ready To Die. Visit for more information Meth explains that when he entered the studio to record the song in 1994, “By the time I got […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Nas Dropped His Sophomore Album ‘It Was Written’ 26 Years Ago

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On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic entitled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, and Havoc. Visit for more information 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 […]

Mass Appeal & Live Nation Urban Announces “Hip Hop 50 Live”

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Today, entertainment company Mass Appeal announces its joining forces with Live Nation Urban to produce live event programming in celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th birthday. Visit for more information Over the next few years, Hip Hop 50 Live will bring fans experiences that touch on all facets of the globally recognized culture. From Park Jams to Festival stages […]

The Top Celebrity Girl Dads In Hip-Hop

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There’s nothing and no one sweeter than a girl dad.  Being a girl dad doesn’t necessarily come as naturally to a father as being the parent of a boy. It requires a little more effort from the dad, hair, nails, dating, and hormones are just a few of the issues he will have to learn […]

[WATCH] SHOWTIME Releases Trailer for ‘Supreme Team’ Docuseries

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Supreme Team, a three-part documentary series directed by Nas and Peter J Scalettar for Mass Appeal, will premiere at the Tribeca Festival on Sunday, June 19 at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), ahead of the on-air network premiere on Sunday, July 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. On Friday, July 8 at 12 […]

[WATCH] Fat Joe Says He Tricked Rappers Into Rhyming With Big Pun

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Undoubtedly, Big Pun was one of the most lyrically feared emcees to ever touch the mic. His mentor, Fat Joe, talked about Big Punisher with Angie Martinez the week of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in an interview, reminiscing about how hard it was to get certain rappers to jump on a track with the […]

PJ Morton Releases New “Be Like Water” Single With Nas and Stevie Wonder

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On his new track, “Be Like Water,” PJ Morton brings together two of his biggest musical heroes: Stevie Wonder and Nas. The new track will be featured on his upcoming album, Watch The Sun, released on April 29. Visit for more information The song, which blends strings, synths, and shifting tempos to wash away […]

[WATCH] Nas’ “Ugly” Video Exposes Universal Hood Struggles

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Nas has always used his craft to raise the consciousness of his fans. Whether it’s inspiring the youth with songs like “I Can” or waking the world up to what goes on in the ghetto with “N.Y. State of Mind,” the Queens native always spoke truths in his raps. Visit for more information His […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Nas Released His Third LP ‘I Am’ 23 Years Ago

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Released by Columbia Records, Nas’ third album, I Am, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album sold 470,000 copies in its first week and was certified double platinum in the United States. The album was nominated in 2000 for Best Rap Album at the 43rd Grammy Awards. Visit for more information […]

[WATCH] Nas Delivers Medley of Hits for 2022 Grammy Performance

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Last year at the Grammys, Nas won his first career Grammy for King’s Disease as Best Rap Album. This year, the Queensbridge legend returned in a fire grey suit, dripping in dancing diamonds, and delivered a melody of his greatest hits to a rocking crowd who delivered a standing ovation. Visit for more information […]

Snoop Dogg Slams Photographer Suing Nas For Posting Picture With 2Pac: “How You Gonna Sue Nas For A Picture That He In”

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Photographer Al Pereira isn’t getting any sympathy from Snoop Dogg. The photographer recently filed a lawsuit against Nas after the Illmatic artist posted a picture Pereira took of him and the late 2Pac on his Instagram. Visit for more information On Tuesday, March 8, Snoop shared his thoughts on the situation on Instagram and […]

Photographer Sues Nas Over Tupac Photo Used On Instagram


Nas is headed to federal court over a photo of him and Tupac Shakur.  Radar reported Saturday that photographer Al Pereira is suing the Queensbridge rap icon for sharing the photo on social media back in 2020 without permission or licensing the work.  Visit for more information In the pic, Nas is photographed with […]

Nas Joins Google In $20M Gaming Investment

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Nas adds another solid addition to his list of investments as he supports Google and others with the initial investment of African gaming company Carry1st. Visit for more information A report from The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Nas has joined Google and other related investors and in a gaming company, which is projected […]

T.I. Says When It Comes To Making Music “Ain’t Nobody F***ING With Me”


T.I. wants to bring them out. Says, “Ain’t nobody f***ing with me.” Visit for more information The Atlanta native jumped on his Instagram live over the weekend to air out a discrepancy. Who makes the best music? “MF’s can’t f**k with me in no way, shape, form or fashion when it comes to doing […]