Nas Talks Kelis, Drake, and Working With Kanye

I’m in love.  I’ve been in love with this man since 1999.  I was 9 years old.  Mind you, I speak of this love in the same way Common speaks of H.E.R.  The feeling is mutual.  Nas has been the epitome of hip hop to me for years now… but that’s a personal opinion that … Continue reading

:::Summer Sessions:::Silent Knight/FUSE

:::VIDEO INTERVIEW::: WEEK 2 Silent Knight is an artist I’ve been following for some time now.  Since my introduction to him through the Rawkus 50, I’ve followed his album debut, to his sophmore album up until now.  Now that he’s been working with The Band Called FUSE, made up of an eclectic group of musicians, … Continue reading

Nas covers Slick Rick’s “Hey Young World”

Levi’s have really stepped up their marketing team! The Mission: We asked a dozen of our favorite pioneering artists spanning multiple genres to record a song. Further sweetening the deal – each song re-crafted by this amazing roster is a song that mattered to them in some special way. You’ll find two new songs per … Continue reading

Open Letter to the Warriors of Chicago

If you haven’t heard about the rising crime rate around the US, now’s the time to wake up.  In Chicago, amongst the worst to suffer of business closings and house foreclosures, crime is on the up at a devastating rate.  With the latest news surrounding the murder of an innocent 16-year-old bystander, Derrion Albert, it … Continue reading

Nas and… C-Sick?

  C-Sick is the winner of Red Bull’s Big Tune contest, gaining a chance to use his artistry of skill in music production alongside the genius artistry of words and wordplay with legendary rap icon Nas.  C-Sick, a young upcoming producer, proved himself in the studio with Nas as they collabed and found the perfect … Continue reading

Nas at Rock The Bells

I’ve been putting off writing ANYTHING about Rock The Bells because I’m BEYOND jealous of anyone who is able to attend… BUT none-the-less, my favorite RAPPER OF ALL TIME, yes i said it, OF ALL TIME, is one of the major acts, and I got hold of a piece of footage from his show…. more … Continue reading