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.
Nas’ “Life Is Good” has topped sales for all releases this week, giving the rapper his fifth No. 1 album.
With Nas’ Life Is Good album finally on stands, the rapper reveals the plan for his next video and explains the deeply personal nature of his new music.
Hip-hop was in the house last night at the ESPY Awards as Nas and Swizz Beatz took to the stage to perform several tracks from his much anticipated album Life Is Good.
Nas’ new album title, Life Is Good, calls to mind cool breezes and cold glasses of lemonade. While the 38-year-old MC created the set in the midst of life-changes, he’s once again given hip-hop a look at life from another perspective. He recently revealed where the title came from and where the music is going.
As Nas readies his tenth studio album, the Illmatic MC has taken on a new role. He recently explained how he’s become an elder statesmen of sorts to the younger generation of hip-hop stars, including Nicki Minaj and Odd Future’s Tyler, the Creator.
Dion “No I.D.” Wilson is all good these days. While readying the release of Nas’ anticipated Life Is Good set, the acclaimed producer offered some insight into the album and the process by which it was created.
Tuesday night (June 12) Russell Simmons took to the airwaves to clarify his support for Gwyneth Paltrow in the infamous N-word scandal. On an appearance on MSNBC’s the Ed Show, guest-hosted by Michael Eric Dyson, […]
Paltrow’s “N-Word-Gate” began last week (June 1) when Jay-Z and Kanye West lit up Paris with a Watch The Throne performance that included mega-encores for their hit song, “N****s In Paris.”