Juicy J & Nas join the late Pimp C on “Friends” available below.
Rick Ross is getting ready to drop his new album “Black Market.” Check out this one off the project called “One Of Us” featuring Nas. Listen below.
Master P reflects on how he almost changed the entire fate of hip hop history by almost signing four of the greatest to grace the booth. Hit the jump.
This music era has cooked up many weird collaborations, but this one might take the cake. Justin Bieber is set to release his new album titled ‘Purpose’, which has confirmed features from Big Sean, Ed Sheeran, Travi$ Scott and Nas. Yes, Nasir Jones from Queensbridge! Hit the jump for more info.
Usher links up with Nas and Bibi Bourelly to bring us a new tracks entitled “Chains”. Listen below.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I think He Just Called New York Soft! The California rapper, The Game had a whole lot to say about New York Rappers & how he feels .Comparing West Coast to East Coast and even shading his boy French Montana about not lyrically matching N.Y Legends. Watch as The Game expresses how he feels New York does not have an influential rapper representing the city anymore.
DJ Premier is going to drop a solo album in the near future, and the legendary DJ/producer is going to have some legendary guest on it. Hit the jump to see what Premo has to say aboout the album.
As we previously reported, the Illmatic one, Nas, was set to be honored by the esteemed Harvard University as the latest recipient of the W.E.B. DuBois Medal, and the ceremony went down last night. The accolade is the highest honor in the field of African and African-American Studies at the university, and is awarded to those who have made “contributions to African-American culture and the life of the mind.”
Nas is the first ever in the hip-hop world to receive the honor, while past recipients include Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Charlayne Hunter-Gault (the first black woman to enroll in the University of Georgia) and more.
“Historic night for the rap game. At the Hutchins Center Honors for the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal ceremony,” Nas said on Instagram. “This is a first for the Rap Game to receive this award but, definitely not the last. Thank you. #HarvardHistory.”
With music with a message, a scholarship fund (the Nasir Jones Fellowship) and a continued impact on the world, I think Escobar was more than deserving. Congrats! Check out more pics from the night in the gallery.
UPDATE: Nas, along with many other recipients, received their their metals. Check the gallery at the top.
Nasir “Nas” Jones is more than just a dope lyricist. Throughout his musical career, the 42-year-old artist has also been an advocate for African Americans and the civil rights movement; an advocacy that is being recognized by Harvard University.
Today, Sept. 30th, the Ivy League university will honor Nas with the 2015 W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, an honor “awarded to individuals in the U.S. and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African American culture and the life of the mind,” according to the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute.
Find out more after the jump.
Dave East recently announced the release of his upcoming mixtape project and his single Forbes List is making some serious noise. Featuring his mentor, hip hop legend Nas, the song is definitely creating buzz. Check it out.