Can you really blame Droog for making a Tamron Hall tribute song? The NBC anchor is fierce, funny, outspoken, smart and fine as dove feathers. Here’s the Nas sound-alike doing fun stuff with his extremely familiar voice. This will be on his upcoming self-titled project. Listen after the jump.
To the left, to the left. Sending off Hov in a yacht to the left. According to TMZ and HuffPost and about 10,000 sweaty fans, Beyoncé modified the lyrics to her song “Resentment” to call out Jay Z for cheating. This is the moment thirst vacuums and Hov haters have been waiting for: the divorce that makes Beyoncé single again. But all you 9-to-5ers and basic hood vendors can say goodbye to the dream that never was. Bey ain’t marrying you. We came up with a list of chaps she might give a second glance once Team Yonce and handlers review. Hit the jump and click through.
Shots were fired outside a Nas, ScHoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus concert at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater last night. The shooting, which injured three people, forced the venue to be shut down as law enforcement searched for a black male with a rifle. No arrests have been made, although ScHoolboy was detained by Jefferson County Police. Read More
Esco hit the stage at Coachella last night where he performed Illmatic in its entirety, while getting some help from a few old friends.
Vulture premieres the official trailer for Nas’s Time Is Illmatic documentary, which opens up at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 16. Looks like an absolute must-see for all hip-hop fans.
Pretty crazy that it’s been two decades since 1994 and the release of Illmatic. Google Play catches up with Kendrick, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Peter Rosenberg and Nas himself in this fifteen minute mini-documentary. The artists reflect on the career of Nas and the impact he’s had on the landscape of hip-hop. Illmatic XX hits stores next Tuesday (4/15).
Nas pays a visit to Real Time With Bill Maher where he speaks on his upcoming IllmaticXX release, “Black Republican,” and more.
The Mobb has unveiled the official tracklisting for their double-disc The Infamous Mobb Deep LP, which will include 14 unreleased tracks as well as 17 new tracks. Features include Nas, Mack Wilds, Juicy J, and Bun B, and Snoop Dogg with production from the likes of Illmind, Boi-1da, Alchemist and more. Hit the jump for the complete tracklisting.
Peace, God, I’m bout to pull a gun on you…
Following the president’s call for every American student to learn an hour of code each day, The God’s Son gives a PSA.