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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 »

POSTED April 23, 2014 3:22PM IN 0 Comments TAGS: ,

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 0 Comments 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 0 Comments 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 »

POSTED April 10, 2014 7:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

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: , , , ,

Video: Nas, “Hate Me Now” and Matt & Kim, “Cameras” (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)

The luxurious architecture of Detroit’s Masonic temple would have made a great location for Nas to recreate the decadence of his seminal “Hate Me Now” video, but Diddy was busy gargling champagne somewhere else and … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2012 6:10PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped video TAGS: , , , , , ,

Interview: Nas and Matt & Kim at vitaminwater uncapped

Nas and Matt & Kim, the co-headliners of Detroit’s vitaminwater uncapped show hadn’t shared a bill before performing together at the Masonic Temple there, but seemed equally comfortable in front of a crowd with such … read more »

POSTED September 12, 2012 5:30PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped video Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,