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Nas Releases "The Season," Produced By J. Dilla

Nas x J. Dilla. Queens x Detroit connection. It doesn’t get any better than that. The legendary rapper flows over a Dilla beat for the first time. 18 more words

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HipHopRambling: Nas - Nastradamus (1999 - Columbia/Ill Will)

Nastradamus might as well live as perhaps Nas’s most infamous work. In the late 90s, things were changing in the hip hop game. After the deaths of both 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G., a lot of  attention shifted towards the predominant New York emcees who were roughly at their peak: Jay-Z, Nas, and Mobb Deep traditionally dominated the New York scene, and Eminem had dropped his first album that same year with  917 more words

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Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Damn, I feel like this year I’ve been checking a lot off my bucket list. BLESSED.

Last night, I got to witness my favorite rapper perform my… 546 more words


Concert (+Film) Review: Nas (Time is Illmatic) at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto

Nasir Jones is a man who shouldn’t need much of an introduction, as he is often regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time.  1,386 more words

Concert Reviews

Time is Illmatic

My music loving soul was made whole last night as I attended the screening of Nas’ Time is Illmatic documentary . Everyone knows that I have loved this man since 6th grade when he dropped “Ether”, so when I realized that his documentary would be showing nearby there was no way I could miss it. 729 more words

CULTURE: Happy Birthday @Nasnyc

Nas is one of my favorite MCs of all time and today is his birthday! It trips me out that he’s turning 41 and looks like a guy in his 20s! 65 more words