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Nas Re-Launches HSTRY Clothing Label for Fall 2014

After its debut with New York start-up brand http://grungygentleman.com” target=”_blank”>Grungy Gentleman that had fashion media on notice last fall, fashion label http://hstryclothing.com” target=”_blank”>HSTRY returns for an encore this season. With hip-hop legend http://nasirjones.com” target=”_blank”>Nas at the helm, HSTRY Clothing directly reflects the Queensbridge MC’s personal take on … READ MORE

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50 Cent Reunites With G-Unit at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2014

The sun had already set on Sunday night when http://50cent.com” target=”_blank”>50 Cent took the stage at http://hot97.com/summerjam/” target=”_blank”>Summer Jam 2014, an event hosted by your favorite rapper’s favorite radio station, New York’s http://hot97.com” target=”_blank”>HOT 97. Every June, the biggest names in hip hop, past and present, trek … READ MORE

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NAS – “Illmatic at 20″ Documentary Film by FUSE | Video

Momentum is certainly building for the prolific Queensbridge MC, as the official launch of http://nasirjones.com/”>Nas’ http://freshnessmag.com/2014/04/14/nas-time-illmatic-trailer-video/”>Time is Illmatic documentary commenced yesterday. http://fuse.tv/”>Fuse created a three-part video interview series titled, Illmatic at 20, as a prelude for those who have yet to view the cinematic documentary. With appearances … READ MORE

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Nas “Illmatic XX” Album Stream

Starting today, a special 20th anniversary edition of http://nasirjones.com/” target=”_blank”>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 … READ MORE

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

Last Saturday, http://nasirjones.com/” target=”_blank”>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 … READ MORE

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Nas – “Time is Illmatic” Trailer | Video

Undoubtedly, one of the best and monumental rap albums ever made, http://nasirjones.com”>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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Harvard University – Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship Program

For many decades, hip-hop was considered an underground culture and art form; however, http://harvard.edu/”>Harvard University has recognized Nasir Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, by welcoming the rapper into their scholarship program. The program is titled Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship; it aims to support and … READ MORE

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The Governor’s Ball Music Festival – Randall’s Island | June 7th-9th 2013

With festival season in full swing, New York City prepares for some of the biggest names in music to grace http://governorsballmusicfestival.com/”>Governor’s Ball’s stages on Randall’s Island between June 7th and 9th. Since launching on Governor’s Island in 2011, the festival has outgrown it’s original home and evolved into the … READ MORE

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Nas – “Pre-Illmatic Demo”

One of the preeminent New York MCs, http://nasirjones.com/” target=”_blank”>Nas originally gained national attention in 1994 with the release of his landmark debut album, Illmatic. The rapper’s fans now have the opportunity to chart his early evolution with the surfacing of a pre-Illmatic demo tape, made up of … READ MORE

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Carmelo Anthony “Playing For The City That Made Me” Documentary Series Episode 2 | Video

While http://freshnessmag.com/2013/01/09/carmelo-anthony-playing-for-the-city-that-made-me-documentary/” target=”_blank”>episode 1 of http://nike.com/jumpman23/index.html” target=”_blank”>Jordan Brand’s documentary series “Playing for the City That Made Me” explored http://thisismelo.com/” target=”_blank”>Carmelo Anthony’s Red Hook, Brooklyn, roots, the second installment focuses on the multiple ways New York City influences him today. As Melo himself puts it, “I love the … READ MORE

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Carmelo Anthony “Playing For The City That Made Me” Documentary Series – Episode 1 | Video

In conjunction with today’s official launch of the http://freshnessmag.com/2013/01/04/jordan-melo-m9-spring-2013/” target=”_blank”>Melo 9, http://nike.com/jumpman23/index.html” target=”_blank”>Jordan brand has released a short film, “Playing for the City That Made Me,” exploring the profound connection between Carmelo Anthony and his New York City hometown. As Melo intones at the start of the … READ MORE