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Live: Nas, Matt & Kim and Miguel at vitaminwater uncapped Detroit

Last night’s vitaminwater uncapped show, co-headlined by Matt & Kim and Nas, took place in the “Asylum” room of Masonic of Detroit, a castle of a building that takes up half a block downtown. If … read more »

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Video: Nas f. Miguel, “Summer On Smash (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)”

Rap super-veteran Nas has a history of working with “of the moment” R&B singers. If this strikes you as news, see 2000′s “You Owe Me” with Ginuwine or 2009′s “Make the World Go Round” with … read more »

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Dream Hampton Claims Nas Used Ghostwriters

Update 4/16/2012: Jay Electronica has denied that he ghostwrote lyrics for Nas. He wrote on Twitter: Nas is one of the Greatest Ever. never has and never will need a ghostwriter. that man’s pen and … read more »

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Gwyneth Paltrow Loves Chief Keef

Today, Gwyneth Paltrow, buddy to Beyonce and Nas, fledgling rapper and big Azealia Banks fan, shares a 13-song playlist of summer jams on Jay-Z’s site, Life + Times. Every pick is accompanied by Paltrow one-liners; … read more »

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Watch Nas on Jimmy Kimmel

Nas’ new album Life is Good dropped yesterday. To celebrate, he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, performing “The Don” for an enormous crowd outside in Los Angeles.

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Stream: Nas, “Bye Baby”

Nas gets personal again with “Bye Baby,” addressing the emotions that he went through in his relationship with Kelis—from developing a crush after seeing her video for “Caught Out There,” to couple’s therapy and ultimately, … read more »

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Stream: Nas f. Amy Winehouse, “Cherry Wine”

Just a few weeks shy of the one year anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s passing, Nas unveils “Cherry Wine,” a posthumous collaboration with his fallen friend. His album Life Is Good comes out July 17th. Stream: … read more »

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Stream: Nas f. Large Professor, “Loco-Motive” (Prod. by No I.D.)

The tracks we’ve heard so far Nas’ upcoming album, Life is Good, have been pretty satisfying, between the sparse ferocity of “The Don” and the openness of “Daughters.” But those who still lean on the … read more »

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Live: Hot 97 Summer Jam 2012

The story of Nicki Minaj canceling her headline performance at Summer Jam—the radio station Hot 97′s 19th-annual, stadium-stuffing affirmation of hip-hop in New York—is head-spinningly inane, apparently the result of an ego clash between two … read more »

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Lil Wayne Cancels Nicki Minaj’s Summer Jam Appearance

On Sunday, Nicki Minaj was slated to headline Hot 97’s Summer Jam concert, declaring in the morning that, “history will be made.” But the only thing that will go down in the books was the … read more »

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