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We Listened to the Rap Songs on Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” Album So You Don’t Have To

At midnight last night Justin Bieber’s fourth studio album, Purpose, hit the airwaves. For some it was a historic moment, for others a... Read More
Posted 3 months ago by Jake Krez

Nas, The GRAMMYs & When Losing is Really Winning

Leonardo DiCaprio has never won an Academy Award, despite all the other ways his work has been recognized he has yet to achieve the highest honor an... Read More
Posted 3 months ago by Yoh

Classic Hate: The Internet Hates On Nas’ “Illmatic”

Hip-hop heads don't agree on all. I could tell a hip-hop nerd the sky is blue and they would come up with a ten page essay about how it... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.

I’m Ron Burgundy? How Do You Feel About Nas’ Teleprompter?

Saturday was a big concert day for me, and I only went to one actual show. After seeing Brother Ali and Rapsody kill it, I went home, flipped open the... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.

Nas Does Revealing NYC Interview & Show for Hennessy

Back in 2002 on an episode of MTV Diaries, Nas passed on a Coors Lite commercial because he was against promoting beer to youngsters but now in 2013,... Read More
Posted 3 years ago by Ru Porter

Nas Says “There is No Best or Greatest MC”

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on By Nas, as told to John Kennedy) There is no best or greatest MC. Should never happen,... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by Burmy

Nas & Damian Marley Light Up New York for Distant Relatives Tour [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY- “We going back to the motherland” - that’s exactly where Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley took us. The poetic dynamic duo... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by Aasha Lewis

Classic Album Review: Nas’ Illmatic

(Editor's Note: From time to time DJBooth's partner site will dig into its vaults and pull out a classic album that deserves a... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by matt juss

Stars Align for Heineken Red Star Soul Event in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, N.Y. -- Last Friday marked the fourth annual Heineken Red Star Soul Music Showcase in New York City, featuring performances by Wale, Estelle... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by Erica L.

Smirnoff Hosts Signature Mix Series Listening Party in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY – Velvet ropes, guest lists and plus ones are all expected nuisances at industry events in New York City. Tuesday’s Smirnoff... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by Erica L.