He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.
Two mystery tracks have been uncovered this week and fans rejoice. Nas’ record with Frank Ocean, which was once was believed to be lost forever, and a Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar collaboration, have been recovered.
Nas has fallen “into the Gap,” as the clothing company’s one-time campaign slogan once pronounced. He and his bluesman father, Olu Dara, have teamed up to be a part of a new Gap campaign.
The Game, whose forthcoming Jesus Piece album (and artwork) has fans buzzing, took some time to shine some light on fellow Compton California rapper, and Dr. Dre protege Kendrick Lamar.
President Obama isn’t the only member of the First Family who is a fan of Jay-Z and Nas. His teenage daughter Malia also shares his hip-hop tastes, which makes for some blush-worthy moments in the White House.
Nas is capping off a banner year with a New Year’s performance at the Radio City Music Hall. The celebrated MC will headline the gig at the landmark venue with soulful singer-songwriter Elle Varner who is slated as the opening act.
Nas is ready to turn the page. At least that’s the underlining premise of his deeply personal video “Bye Baby,” the latest single from his critically-acclaimed album Life Is Good.
A trailer for Nas’ newest music video “Bye Baby” has been released and Kelis’ emerald green wedding dress makes an appearance.
The rumor that legendary hip-hop lyricist Nas used ghostwriters for his 2008 album Untitled (also promoted as N*****) has ignited a firestorm of controversy. But Dead Prez’s Stic.man and Jay Electronica, the alleged ghostwriters, have come out to refute the claims.
Having already mastered music and fashion, Jay-Z is now turning his attention to the video game realm. The hip-hop superstar will wear the hat of executive producer for the upcoming NBA 2K13 and has tapped some close music industry friends to be a part of the soundtrack for the hit basketball platform.