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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Heineken Red Star Access Philadelphia | Event Recap

The Heineken Red Star Access tour rolled into Philadelphia last Saturday, packing the Electric Factory with fans eager to witness live performances from Nas and Wale, along with a surprise appearance by hometown hero Freeway. Hosting duties were handled by comedian Affion Crockett, while Q-Tip was the …

Club Bud Post Olympics Celebration with Swizz Beatz, NAS, & USA Men’s Basketball Team

Following Team USA‘s gold medal victory over Spain on Sunday, the crew decamped to the legendary Roundhouse in Camden, re-christened Club Bud for the weekend, for an Olympic-sized and well-deserved celebration. The TAO/MARQUEE powered venue featured live performances by Swizz Beatz and Nas, who closed out the …

VH1 – Behind The Music: Nas | Video

There are a lot of great rappers in this world but if a survey was conducted amongst them, many would probably rate Nas as their favorite MC. A true lyricist in today’s populated rap game, Nasir Jones still retains his legendary status by spitting out punchy rhymes …

Common vs. Nas – “Life’s a Bitch” Video | Directed by Court Dunn

Nasir Jones was just 20 years old when his debut album, Illmatic, dropped in 1994. It has since been hailed as a rap classic by music critics and fans alike, and is widely credited as helping to jumpstart an East Coast hip hop renaissance. It also heralded …