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Nas Dusts Off a 90-Year-Old Silent Film For “Represent”

Nas may deliver the most epic string of shout-outs in rap on the tail end of “Represent”: My man Slate, Wallethead, Black Jay, Big Oogie. The voices of these faceless Queensbridge soldiers fill the booth … read more »

POSTED July 15, 2014 1:14PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Three Injured in Parking-Lot Shooting After Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus Show; Schoolboy Q Detained

Scary, sad news: three people were injured in a shooting in the parking lot of Red Rocks amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado—just outside Denver—following a concert at which Nas, Schoolboy Q and Flying Lotus performed, says … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2014 10:13AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Time Is Illmatic’s Makers on Getting to Know Nas, the Guarded Poet

HOW PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE PAID OFF FOR THE NAS FILM 10 YEARS IN THE MAKING Across genres, 1994 was a massive year for music: Green Day’s Dookie hit stores in February, heralding a pop punk … read more »


Nas Invited Lauryn Hill and Damian Marley to His Coachella Set

Nas‘ 20th anniversary celebration of Illmatic continued this weekend at Coachella. Jay Z didn’t make an appearance this time but Lauryn Hill did, joining Nas to perform their collaborative track “If I Ruled the World … read more »

POSTED April 20, 2014 4:11PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

HBD, Illmatic: Check Nas’ 2003 FADER Cover

Nasty Nas is serving Henny-soaked nostalgia this summer celebrating the twentieth anniversary of his seminal debut Illmatic. It’s an album so pronounced in form and ceaseless in slit-eyed authenticity that generations of rap fans still … read more »

POSTED April 14, 2014 6:29PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Nas Brings Out Jay Z and Puff Daddy at Coachella

East Coast rap truly had a moment on Saturday night at Coachella when Jay Z made a surprise appearance at Nas‘ closing set. The HOV and God’s Son, who buried their historic feud in 2005 … read more »

POSTED April 13, 2014 1:36PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Watch Nas, Schoolboy Q, and Kendrick Lamar Discuss Illmatic in a New Mini-doc

April 19th is the 20th anniversary of Nas’ Illmatic, and next Tuesday, the seminal hip-hop record is being reissued. To celebrate, Google Play brought together a bunch of characters, including Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Jay … read more »


Photos: Nas Performs At Hennessy’s Never Stop. Never Settle Event in Miami

Last night, Hennessy took South Beach and the Art Basel Festival by storm. In honor of its “Never stop. Never settle.” photo series, Hennessy and The FADER took over the Pulse Art Fair, one of … read more »

POSTED December 6, 2013 3:00PM IN Featured - Hennessy Wild Rabbit, OTHER EVENTS Comments (2) TAGS:

Staff Selects Playlist: Rihanna, Chris Brown and Star-Crossed Duets

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED November 29, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Meek Mill f. Nas, John Legend and Rick Ross, “Maybach Curtains”

Meek Mill is joined by Nas, John Legend and his Maybach Music boss Rick Ross for the sparkly, melodic “Maybach Curtains” taken from Mill’s debut full-length Dreams and Nightmares, out October 30th. Stream: Meek Mill … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2012 6:16PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,