Nas Working On Netflix Hip-Hop Drama “The Get Down”

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We first got word of a Netflix hip-hop show in February 2015. Well as we approach it’s release date, which iMDB is revealing will be August 12, more details are emerging like that of Nas being a “huge creative force” and Jaden Smith joining the cast.


Run the Jewels Bring Out Nas At Coachella

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Coachella is lit. How lit? I’m talking Killer Mike and Nas on the same stage type lit. During their set, Run the Jewels decided to bring out none other than the legendary, and one of a kind MC, Nas.


#MusicStillMatters New Music: J Dilla ft. Nas – The Sickness (prod. Madlib)

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This Friday Mass Appeal will be releasing J Dilla’s posthumous rap album, “The Diary.” Today they drop the bonus track, “The Sickness” featuring Nas, which is the song that Nas premiered last month during Mass Appeals SXSW showcase. Listen to the track after the jump.


Dope: Photos Of Nas, Jay Z & LL Cool J To Be Placed In The Smithsonian

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Take that, Gene Simmons. The Smithsonian will soon be curating a new exhibit, the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Though it’s not limited to hip-hop, it will feature over 400 photographs from the collection of Bill Adler, who was the founding director of PR at Def Jam. Adler has collected tons of hip-hop memorabilia since the 1980s, so you can imagine how strong his stash is! Pieces set to be included are a photo of Jay Z with Jaz-O and Queen Latifah, a picture of Nas, multiple photos of LL Cool J and Run-DMC, as well as a hat worn by the Tinman from The Wiz on Broadway and more. The National Museum of African American History and Culture will open September 24. For more info, visit their website.


(Video) Fat Joe Says He Felt “Abandoned” When Nas Sided With Jay-Z

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Nas & Jay-Z’s classic hip-hop battle is still talked about today and will be an example for artists to use for years to come. Fat Joe, many do not know, was behind the curtains on this one and always had Nas’ back. Fat Joe now details how he truly felt during the ordeal with being quoted as saying “I felt abandoned”. Hit the jump.


Nas & Fabolous Will Headline 2016 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

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Where Brooklyn at? The lineup for the 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has been announced, and it will be headlined by Brooklyn’s very own Fabolous, as well as Nas, representing the neighboring borough of Queens. The event goes down at Brooklyn Bridge Park from July 13 to the 16, and will also feature Talib Kweli, Rapsody and DJ Rob Swift. Torae will serve as host. Tickets go on sale later this month.


(Video) Nas Is Launching A Ghostbusters Themed Clothing Line!!

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To accompany the upcoming all female casted Ghosbusters movie, Nas’ clothing line HSTRY will be doing it’s own line of Ghostbusters gear. Hit the jumP!


Nas Invests In A Company That Makes Cricket Flour Foods

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Nas is about to invest in a company that would require us to eat crickets. Sounds like fun doesn’t it? The company is called Exo. Exo is a company that makes cricket-flour foods. They have funding from AccelFoods, the Collaborative Fund, and now Nas.


(Photos) Joey Bada$$ Digs Up Old Tweets Of Troy Ave Dissing NAS

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All hell has been breaking loose these past few days with the Joey Bada$$ and Troy Ave feud, that was initially ignited when Troy Ave said Joey’s late friend who committed suicide was burning in hell. Many said Troy Ave took it too far, but now Joey takes it back even further as he pulls up some old tweets of Troy dissing one of the greatest to ever grace the booth, Nas. Hit the jump.


Nas’ Daughter Destiny Talks Lipgloss Line, Her Boyfriend Meeting Her Dad + More In Teen Vogue

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Nas’ daughter, Destiny Jones, launched her own lipgloss line just a little over a year ago. Named with her dad’s classic album in mind, Lipmatic features 12 organic lip glosses, and they’re available on their site, as well as on Karma Loop. Destiny recently sat down with Teen Vogue to discuss her venture into becoming an entrepreneur, and we learned some pretty interesting things about Nasir’s first born! Hit the jump to get the 411.


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