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Nas “Illmatic XX” Album Stream

Starting today, a special 20th anniversary edition of Nas‘ 1994 debut album, Illmatic, is available for purchase. Dubbed Illmatic XX, the deluxe reissue features remastered versions of the ten original tracks, as well as a second disc of remixes, previously unreleased demos and promotional singles. Those bonus … READ MORE

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Nas Performs Illmatic LIVE at Coachella | Featuring Jay Z and Diddy

Last Saturday, Nas hit the stage at Coachella to perform his seminal album Illmatic in its entirety, which is 20 years old this year. While rumors had been circulating that the product of the Queensbridge housing projects would tailor his Coachella set list around his landmark debut … READ MORE

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Nas – “Time is Illmatic” Trailer | Video

Undoubtedly, one of the best and monumental rap albums ever made, Nas‘ prolific debut album Illmatic is a compilation of classic songs that inspired many MCs to follow. In anticipation of Illmatic’s 20th anniversary this year, there will be a feature documentary on Nas and the album … READ MORE

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Michael Jackson “XSCAPE” – Posthumous Album featuring 8 New Songs

With his untimely death in 2009 from accidental drug overdose, Michael Jackson left behind not only a troubled legacy but a trove of unrealized musical works. However, thanks to Epic Records, eight of them will be release for the first time in “XSCAPE”, Michael Jackson’s posthumous album. … READ MORE

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Daft Punk x Jay Z x Kanye West – “Computerized” Unreleased Track

If you loved Daft Punk‘s fourth studio album, Random Access Memories, then chances are you were left wanting more from the French duo. Well, your wishes are granted in the form of this unofficial release, “Computerized.” Said to have initially been recorded for the aforementioned album, this … READ MORE

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Converse Releases “Hero” Featuring Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Frank Ocean and Diplo

As part of the brand’s ongoing “Three Artists. One Song” music series, Converse has released “Hero,” marking the brand’s ninth single from the program that brings together dynamic artists from varying genres. This unique collaboration sees two veterans from the legendary British punk band The Clash — … READ MORE

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HBO Game of Thrones – Official Mixtape to Feature Big Boi, Common and Wale

It isn’t just for WonderCon goers or fantasy fans anymore. The blood-letting, Machiavellian world of Game of Thrones has found new viewers across all demographics and especially among the urban scene. To further attract those who aren’t familiar with the gory tale or the George R.R. Martin … READ MORE

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ALIFE Sessions Presents: ScHoolboy Q | Video

Those who were lucky enough to join the newest ALIFE Sessions had the chance to witness the much-talked-about West Coast rapper, ScHoolboy Q, perform in the backyard of ALIFE store. What friends and fans did not see was the interview with Q that took place while his … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams – “Gust Of Wind” Featuring Daft Punk

Beautiful things happen when talented artists get together. Today, we are excited to bring you a track lifted from Pharrell William‘s just digitally released G I R L album, which he teamed up with Daft Punk to produce. The track follows the trio’s previous hits, Get Lucky and Lose Yourself To … READ MORE

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Kanye West – “Yeezus” Tour Documentary Film By Hype Williams | Teaser

As Kanye West and his Yeezus extravaganza make their ways to the land Down Under, those that missed the tour will have another chance to experience again via a full-length documentary by director Hype Williams. Part of West’s inner circle who worked on various creative projects for … READ MORE

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VANS To Re-Release Popular Band Collaborations at SXSW 2014

More than just a music festival, South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas has become a large exchange of new ideas on popular culture. It is also where you’ll find reappraisal of old concepts, like the reissuing of its popular band collaborations by skate lifestyle label VANS. … READ MORE