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Still Believe the Hype: How I Stopped Worrying and Boogied Down to "Life's a Bitch"


I’m glad Alex picked Illmatic for our first album.

I’ve never really listened to Nas before, even though I’ve been aware of his and… 1,253 more words

Illmatic: a stoner-poet's Manifesto

Released in 1994, Illmatic feels like a relic from an era when rap had more to say than whether or not an app made a million a minute (I hear it did). 380 more words

Nas: Illmatic

Grade: 10/10 – 100%
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If you’re new to hip-hop, this album might not be very palatable in the beginning. However, give it some time to grow on you, eventually you will fall in love with it. 167 more words

My Rap/Hip Hop

Elementary, My Dear Gillian

I came across Entice at the Flawless sim while doing some shopping the other day. Yesterday I blogged the dress that I picked up and now I’m showing you another. 174 more words


Nas Models Public School's Latest New Era Collaboration

Public School taps hometown legend and hip-hop icon, Nasir Jones, to model its latest New Era collaborative headwear collection. Representing his borough with the New York Mets “PSNY” dad cap and the “Where NY Lives” snapback, Nas is also seen sporting the Yankees version, a rare… 203 more words


11. Favor for a Favor - prod. by L.E.S.

It took a while, but we finally have a track with the rapper who I personally consider to be the G.O.A.T., Nasir “Nas” Jones. Although this song be among Nas’ best in terms of storytelling, morality, or lyricism, the beat by Leshan Davis Lewis (L.E.S.), who previously worked with Nas on “Life’s A Bitch” from the classic… 64 more words