1. Pimp C's 'Friends' Feat. Nas & Juicy J: Hear New Track From Late Rapper

    November 19, 2015 12:55 PM EST Pimp C 's posthumous album  Long Live the Pimp  already sounds like a party. After Lil Wayne two-stepped onto the track "3 Way Freak," the Pimp C estate has let a new posse cut loose called "Friends" featuring Nas and Juicy J .  Preview Pimp C's Posthumous Album…

  2. Nas Blesses Jeezy's 'God' Remix: Listen

    November 16, 2015 12:50 PM EST Jeezy is spreading the good word on his eighth studio effort  Church In These Streets . For the remix to his latest offering “God,” it was only fitting that the Atlanta rapper recruited one of New York's finest,  Nas . “I’m for a mature audience, reppin’ the Empire State,” the Queens…

  3. The Game Ordered to Pay $200,000 After Being Sued by His Former Nanny for Libel (on Instagram)

    June 30, 2015 11:10 AM EDT The Game was ordered to pay his former nanny Karen Monroe more than $200,000 in damages following a 2013 Instagram rant where he accused her of doing "very inappropriate and unbecoming things of a babysitter." He failed to respond to Monroe's lawsuit for "defamation and…

  4. Nas Teams With Chicken & Waffles Joint Sweet Chick to 'Expand the Brand Nationally'

    June 17, 2015 1:16 PM EDT Sweet Chick, a New York City restaurant specializing in chicken and waffles, has teamed with local rap legend Nas to help boost the brand to the national stage. Co-owner John Seymour made the announcement at a one-year anniversary party for the restaurant's second location, on Manhattan&…

  5. Drake, Nas Star In New Sprite Commercial

    June 14, 2015 9:45 PM EDT Drake and Nas co-star in a new commercial for Sprite that debuted during the NBA Finals on Sunday (June 14), marking Drake's first TV ad for the brand in five years.  Set to Drake's "0 To 100," the 30-second spot consists of footage from Drake and Nas' concert for the…

  6. Is Meek Mill's 'Dreams Worth More Than Money' Finally Ready to Drop?

    June 08, 2015 6:09 AM EDT Meek Mill has announced his long-delayed album release  Dreams Worth More Than Money  will finally arrive this month.  The rapper used the platform of the  Hot 97  Summer Jam to reveal his sophomore set would drop sometime in June. Of course, we’ve heard it all before. Nearly a year ago, he…

  7. Steve Angello on Dance Music: 'We Need to Be Able to Take It Seriously Again'

    May 04, 2015 2:49 PM EDT The Size Records boss discusses his debut solo album, leaving Columbia Records & why EDM needs a serious reboot. Steve Angello is sitting in a poolside cabana at South Beach’s swankiest new hotel for a brunch honoring his record label, Size , now in its 11th year. On one side of the deck,…

  8. Justin Bieber, Will Smith Fans of Bruce Lee DJ T-Shirt From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    May 03, 2015 7:30 PM EDT Justin Bieber , Will Smith , Nas , Snoop Dogg and Ne-Yo have all been photographed wearing Bow & Arrow's "Gung Fu Scratch" t-shirt featuring martial-arts icon Bruce Lee manning a DJ table, but longtime fan Robert Downey Jr. may have just given the fashion label the ultimate…

  9. Nas Announces First Album Release in Three Years

    April 28, 2015 2:03 AM EDT Nas has promised a new album will drop in the coming months.  The veteran rapper shared the big news at a show in Orlando, Florida over the weekend where he told fans, "2015, new album this summer," Uproxx reports . A user-generated video captured the moment and can be seen below. …

  10. Does Madonna Want a Drake Collaboration?

    March 06, 2015 8:46 AM EST Madonna 's new album, Rebel Heart , isn't exactly short on collaborations. For it, the Queen of Pop worked with Nas, Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj and, yes, even Mike Tyson . However there was one act that she couldn't book any studio time with during the Rebel Heart recording…

  11. NYU's Stream-Tech Music Conference Teaches, Explains & Tries Not to Ruffle Feathers

    November 07, 2014 9:40 PM EST The participants in the Stream-Tech Music Conference at New York University's downtown Brooklyn campus, which addressed various issues in the music streaming space, remained fairly noncontentious -- at least, until the Q&A session following a mid-afternoon panel entitled, fittingly…

  12. Nas Previews J Dilla-Produced Song at Run the Jewels' Album Release Party

    October 30, 2014 12:26 PM EDT Nas made a surprise appearance at Run the Jewel s' ( Killer Mike and El-P )  album release celebration for RTJ2 on Wednesday, Oct. 29. "I came here to support the brother son an incredible project. I've been watching them do their thing, even feeling like this is something…

  13. Diddy, Nas, David Byrne All Set for Alicia Keys' AIDS Awareness Event

    October 21, 2014 11:39 PM EDT Diddy will host Alicia Keys' annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tuesday that her husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz , will co-host the 11th annual Black Ball on Oct. 30 at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. Keys,…

  14. Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Redman & Method Man Perform At One Music Fest 2014: Live Review

    September 15, 2014 2:45 PM EDT On Saturday, Sept. 13, music fans flocked to Atlanta's Aaron's Amphitheatre for One Music Fest. The day-long festival featured three stages: Zeus (main stage), Hercules (small stage) and the DJ stage, Soulection. After Atlanta's own Cody ChesnuTT kicked off the afternoon,…

  15. Nas Finishes Final Def Jam Album

    September 10, 2014 2:15 PM EDT Nas is taking advantage of his last year signed to Def Jam Recordings by releasing one last album under the major record label. "Finished up my new album/ Single about to be dropping/ Last album on Def Jam and I got so many options," the rapper spits on the remix to ScHoolboy Q &…

  16. Iggy Azalea Closes In On Rap Chart Record With 'Fancy'

    August 07, 2014 5:47 PM EDT Iggy Azalea inches closer to Missy Elliott’s Rap Songs chart record, while PARTYNEXTDOOR debuts at No. 1 with latest album. Female rappers now hold the title for the two longest-running No. 1s on Hot Rap Songs in the chart’s 25-year history. Iggy Azalea 's "Fancy," featuring…

  17. Nas Finds His 'Roots' in PBS Series, Discovers Ancestor's Bill of Sale

    July 23, 2014 8:39 PM EDT When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity. But it hit him hard when he saw 1859 documentation of an ancestor being sold as a slave, he said during a panel discussion Wednesday. "…

  18. ScHoolboy Q May Have Been Target of Red Rocks Shooting

    June 20, 2014 4:10 PM EDT Rapper ScHoolboy Q was in a vehicle that was fired on after a concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in Colorado, but he was not injured, investigators said Friday. Three other people were hurt in the shooting late Thursday in the parking lot at Red Rocks, but their injuries…

  19. Nas Invests In Higher Education

    May 28, 2014 4:17 PM EDT Rapper partners with educational firm Koru to provide scholarships, real-world coaching for college grads. Rapper and entrepreneur Nas adds another business venture to his portfolio. He is partnering with educational company Koru to assist top graduates in making successful college-to…

  20. Mariah Carey, 'Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse': Track-by-Track Review

    May 23, 2014 10:42 AM EDT In the nearly five years since Mariah Carey's last proper studio album, the singer has given birth to twins, served a stint on "American Idol," and reaffirmed her acting skills with a couple of films thankfully not called "Glitter II." She's also logged a ton…

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