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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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Harvard University – Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship Program

For many decades, hip-hop was considered an underground culture and art form; however, 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 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, 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 a … READ MORE

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

While episode 1 of Jordan Brand‘s documentary series “Playing for the City That Made Me” explored 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 bright lights, big … 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 Melo 9, 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 video, “You’re … READ MORE

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Hall of Fame x Get On Down – Famematic Collection

Hall of Fame and Get On Down got together for a joint venture to honor one of the greatest MCs of our era, Nas. Additionally, this Famematic collection pays homage to his critically acclaimed first album, Illmatic. Nas launched his rap career in ’94 and he has … READ MORE