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Hush Baby

I like to lie to myself
Tell myself I don’t care about the opinions
Harsh words and jokes don’t rip me Jack
Steely stares and judgy scrunched faces… 274 more words

how hip-hop saves all of us

so often i watch in horror as american culture dismembers hip-hop and discredits its lasting cultural and social legacy.

the geraldo riveras and don lemons of the world, bull-dozers of culture, brainlessly blasting the negative impact of hip-hop on america’s youth (on my tv screen everyday), drowning out nas’s voice with their constant need to be louder, but not wiser. 324 more words

19 Years Ago Today Nas Released "It Was Written"

19 years ago today Hip Hop legend Nas dropped his “It Was Written” album. Prior to its release the Hip Hop culture tried to compare this album, with “Illmatic” arguably one the best albums ever to drop in Hip Hop. 100 more words

Hip Hop

Life's a Bitch and Then You Die

I’ve been hearing a lot about death these days.

The other day, my college roommate told me he was coming back to the LA area for a few days. 543 more words

Lifestyle

Nas Reveals Dreams and Advice in Sprite Documentary

Nas became a legend from his roots in Queensbridge, New York, he explains his dreams in a recent documentary.

Growing up in Queensbridge, hip-hop was the most amazing thing I’d ever heard, 155 more words

Entertainment News

Nas Reveals Dreams and Advice in Sprite Documentary

Nas became a legend from his roots in Queensbridge, New York, he explains his dreams in a recent documentary.

Growing up in Queensbridge, hip-hop was the most amazing thing I’d ever heard, 155 more words

Entertainment News

Nas: One Love

Nas is the lyrical poet of hip hop with his stories about urban life in New York. Ever since he came on the scene in 1994 he has put out music that is both engaging and thoughtful. 56 more words

Music