1. Nas Announces 'Time Is Illmatic' Fall Tour With Documentary Screenings

    August 12, 2014 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nas is hitting the road with the album that started it all. The rapper will take stages across North America this fall for a tour that coincides with screenings of his Tribeca Film documentary, Nas: Time Is Illmatic , it was announced Tuesday. The t ...

  2. 2013 Grammy Awards: Rap Song, Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:34 AM EST Anthems and opuses from hip-hop's big guns and breakthrough stars best RAP album Take Care Drake LABEL: Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records PRODUCERS: Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Carlo Montagnese, the Weeknd, Jamie "XX" ...

  3. More Adam 'MCA' Yauch Tributes: CeeLo Green, Roger Faxon, Chris Lighty, Michael Stipe, More

    May 04, 2012 3:08 PM EDT More artists, executives, and celebrities have taken to social media to express sadness or pay tribute to Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who died today at the age of 47 . We've compiled some below, and more can be found here ...

  4. Amy Winehouse & Nas Duet on 'Like Smoke': Listen

    November 02, 2011 11:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nas is Amy Winehouse's duet partner on "Like Smoke," the lead track from the late singer's rarities album "Lioness: Hidden Treasures." The song, which mixes the MC's freshly recorded verses with a jazzy Winehouse h ...

  5. Tyler, The Creator Interviews Nas

    October 12, 2011 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tyler, The Creator , one of our 21 Under 21: Hottest Minors, took a pen and pad to interview one of hip-hop's greatest MC's, Nas . In the November 2011 issue of XXL , Tyler goes deep with questions ranging from music, religion, family, dru ...

  6. Nas Is 'Girl Crazy' In 'Nasty' Video

    October 11, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nas gives us a tour of his Queens neighboorhood in the video for "Nasty." "Nasty, directed by Jason Goldwatch who recently directed Pusha T 's "Trouble On My Mind," captures Nasir Jones riding around Queensbridge in a R ...

  7. Drake Visits Lil Wayne, Hosts Album Listening In NYC

    June 03, 2010 2:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shortly after his full album leaked, rapper Drake held a listening session in New York City yesterday (June 2) for his much-anticipated debut, "Thank Me Later." Reporters joined some of the Toronto rapper's famous friends -- including ...

  8. Nas and Kelis Finalize Divorce

    May 27, 2010 9:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's officially no more milkshake in Nas and Kelis ' marriage. Court filings show a judge on Friday dissolved the union between singer Kelis Rogers and rapper Nas, whose full name is Nasir Jones. No other details were revealed. Rogers, ...

  9. Nas Ordered To Pay Kelis $51,000 A Month

    December 10, 2009 11:24 AM EST 0 0 0 A judge ordered Nas to increase his payments to his soon-to-be ex-wife, Kelis , and their infant son to $51,101 a month Wednesday. The ruling came after two days of testimony about the musicians, during which both were portrayed as cash-strapped. Na ...

  10. Nas Ordered To Make $44K Monthly Payments To Kelis

    July 23, 2009 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 A judge has ordered Nas to pay Kelis nearly $44,000 in monthly support for the near future, a day after the "Milkshake" singer gave birth to the divorcing couple's baby boy. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Louis Meisinger issued the ...

  11. Kelis, Nas File For Divorce

    May 03, 2009 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The milkshake has gone sour between Kelis and Nas. Kelis Rogers filed for divorce Thursday in Los Angeles. She's expecting the couple's first child in July. Documents show the couple was married in July 2003 and separated in April. Rogers ...

  12. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2006 - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation i ...

  13. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2006 - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation i ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Bianca Halstead, lead singer of the rock band Betty Blowtorch, dies while riding in a speeding car that goes out of control and crashes on Interstate 10 near New Orleans. She is 36.<br c 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with ...

  15. Nas Launching Own Imprint With Def Jam

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Nas' first album under his new Def Jam Recordings pact is released later this year, it will be on his own imprint, the Jones Experience. The joint venture is a key component of the newly minted a When Nas' first album under his new De ...

  16. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Bianca Halstead, lead singer of the rock band Betty Blowtorch, dies while riding in a speeding car that goes out of control and crashes on Interstate 10 near New Orleans. She is 36.<br c 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with ...

  17. Nas Nabbed In NYC Club Assault

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Nas was charged with assault yesterday (Dec. 18) stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation in a New York nightclub. The New York Daily News reports that the artist, whose real name is Nasir Jones, al Rapper Nas was charged with assault yesterday (D ...

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses with readers Elton John and Blue, the state of the music industry, pop artists mining classical music, R&B hits, Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" and The Billboard Hot 100, one-hi I GUESS THAT'S WHY HE CALLS ...