Tag Archives: Nas

  • ‘Illmatic: Live from the Kennedy Center’ Released (Audio)

    ‘Illmatic: Live from the Kennedy Center’ Released (Audio)

    Four years ago, rapper Nas performed his classic record Illmatic at the Kennedy Center in New York to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary. It’s taken a while, but now Illmatic: Live from the Kennedy Center is getting a special edition vinyl release, as well as a free SoundCloud stream from Mass Appeal Records. Illmatic: Live from the Kennedy Center dropped […]

  • Fortune Cookie Flows Have Rap Lyrics Inside

    Fortune Cookie Flows Have Rap Lyrics Inside

    Fortune cookies are great, but how useful are the little missives found inside? Not as useful as a really good rap lyric, you say? Well then Fortune Cookie Flows have you covered, replacing the usual faux Confucian jive with iconic lyrics from across the history of hip hop. The only rapper known to be represented […]

  • “Obey Your Verse”: New Sprite Camapaign Uses Hip Hop Lyrics

    “Obey Your Verse”: New Sprite Camapaign Uses Hip Hop Lyrics

    New from Sprite is a campaign that plays on its iconic “Obey Your Thirst” tagline – “Obey your Verse.” In this case, “your verse” means famous lyrics from some of hip hop’s most respected giants, including Notorious B.I.G. and Nas, which have been emblazoned on a line of 16 different limited edition cans. Drake and […]

  • HSTRY: Nas Relaunches Clothing Line (Photos)

    HSTRY: Nas Relaunches Clothing Line (Photos)

    Last year, rapper Nas started a clothing line in conjunction with lifestyle brand Grungy Gentleman. Now, Nas is bringing back his HSTRY label, but this time he’s doing it all by himself, and it’s a personal collection of styles inspired by events and aspirations of Nas’ own childhood and upbringing. Nas’ HSTRY is made up […]

  • Nas Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic': Trailer Video Released

    Nas Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic': Trailer Video Released

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of one of the most iconic hip hop classics of the 90s, Nas’ Illmatic. And to go along with that occasion, a documentary on the album and its impact on the hip hop universe has been produced. It’s called Time is Illmatic, and it features interviews, […]