Mass Appeal / Def Jam Recordings

10 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2018, Ranked

By Yoh | Posted December 19, 2017
From Kanye to Chance to Drake and beyond, these are the albums we're most looking forward to next year.

Q-Tip Questioned Nas’ Decision to Release “If I Ruled The World (Imagine That)”

By DJ Z | Posted November 13, 2017
"I'm looking at him, like, is he mad?"

From J. Cole to Nas, How Hip-Hop’s Best Use Storytelling to Flip Our Perspective

By Yoh | Posted October 17, 2017
The list of hip-hop artists who have used songs as a vehicle for incredible, out of the box storytelling is endless.

Rap Quiz: How Well Do You Know JAY-Z & Nas Lyrics?

By DJ Z | Posted October 15, 2017
10 lines, two options. Who spit what?
Tags: JAY-Z, Rap Quiz

From Nas to Kendrick: How to Appreciate the Greatest Emcees Through Their Biggest Flaws

By Matt Wilhite | Posted August 4, 2017
Imperfection is important. It's our blueprint for progress.
Tags: Nas, Opinion

From JAY-Z to Nas: A Brief History of the Grown-Ass-Rap Album

By Jaap van der Doelen | Posted July 14, 2017
Finally, we can say it: our beloved youth culture is all grown up now.
Tags: JAY-Z, Opinion

This Might Be Why Nas Sounds Offbeat on DJ Khaled’s “It’s Secured”

By DJ Z | Posted June 23, 2017
A lot of people think Nas sounds offbeat on his new Travis Scott collab, and there's a reason why.
Tags: Nas, Brief

Nas Explains Why Tupac Was a One-of-a-Kind Artist

By DJ Z | Posted June 7, 2017
Real recognize real.
Tags: Nas, Brief

Nas Calls President Trump a Racist in Powerful Open Letter

By Andy James | Posted May 31, 2017
"We all know a racist is in office."
Tags: Nas, Brief

Nas’ Brother Jungle Updates Fans on “Nas Album Done” Status

By DJ Z | Posted May 22, 2017
Fewer updates, more music please.
Tags: Nas, Brief
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