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Today In Hip-Hop History - Nas Drops Illmatic

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April 19th, 1994 – Nas dropped his debut, game changing, critically adored album “Illmatic” on Columbia Records. Hip-hop’s most beloved solo album seems to only become more legendary as time passes. 53 more words

Classic Hip Hop

For The Day: Nas "One Love"

Q-Tip will forever be on my list of great hip-hop producers… FOREVER

Music

Nas Shares Moving New Track, "Angel Dust" on His Popular Netflix Original, "The Get Down"

Pardon me while I silently fangirl as Nas, arguably one of the best rappers of our generation , shares¬†another lyrical gem, “Angel Dust”. The single was premiered on this season’s follow-up to the Netflix original, “The Get Down,”¬†where Esco is Executive Producer. 129 more words

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For The Day: Nas "Street Dreams"

I’ll say this and I don’t care who gets upset about it but It Was Written > Illmatic. Nasir Jones was HEAVY on the mafioso tip with his video which was inspired by Martin Scorsese’s Casino, which was and still is referenced by every rapper since the film’s release.

Music

Skaii Boxx View: Nas Honored At RMC 2016

Nasir Jones started in the game as just a hip hop lyricist rhyming on late night radio in New York city. His lyrics caught the world’s attention causing him to sell millions of albums and tour the world. 87 more words

Nas

Top 5 Most Active Celebrity Investors since 2007

Since 2007, the top 75 celebrity investors by number of deals have participated in over 350 funding rounds totaling approximately $4.6B to private companies.

The year 2015 was the most active investment year on record for these celebrities, when they contributed to roughly $2B invested across 101 deals to private tech companies. 27 more words

Technology Investments

REVOLT Music Conference 2016: Sean Combs Honors Nas With The Jimmy Iovine Icon Award (Video)

Not only was Nas the recipient of REVOLT’s Jimmy Iovine Icon Award, but several of his family members and longtime friends gathered to honor who we’ve come to know as one of the most important voices in music and culture.

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