New Nas Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


ScHoolboy Q ft. Nas & BJ The Chicago Kid - Studio (Remix) Artwork

ScHoolboy Q ft. Nas & BJ The Chicago Kid - Studio (Remix) [Stream]

Featured on our front page when it dropped as a single back in April, ScHoolboy Q‘s Studio won a phenomenal four out of five stars, on average, from our readership. Well, I have a feeling quite a few readers are gonna... Read More

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Nas - Represent Artwork

Nas - Represent [Stream]

On an album that, like Nas‘s seminal debut set, is entirely made up of standout tracks, it’s inevitable that some joints won’t get the shine they deserve. For example, Represent, which never received... Read More

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Wiz Khalifa ft. Rick Ross, Nas & Schoolboy Q - We Dem Boyz (Remix II) Artwork

Wiz Khalifa ft. Rick Ross, Nas & Schoolboy Q - We Dem Boyz (Remix II) [Stream]

As Lil Wayne so often said, “It’s the remix to the remix, baby.” Ok, so maybe he didn’t exactly say that, but how many times do you get a remix to a remix? After the original and the original-remix... Read More

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Rocko ft. Nas - Hustle Artwork

Rocko ft. Nas - Hustle [Stream]

If someone were to ask me which rappers I considered Poets, Rocko‘s name wouldn’t come up. No offense to the man; sophisticated lyricism just never seemed to be his focus. If the U.O.E.N.O. hitmaker is looking to... Read More

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

Hip-hop heads don't agree on much...at 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 is red; there just is no winning. There is one thing however, which all... Read More

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

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 laptop and voilà, live Coachella stream. I caught the end of the... Read More

Nas - It Ain’t Hard to Tell (Remix) Artwork

Nas - It Ain’t Hard to Tell (Remix) [Stream]

Next month, Nas will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his epochal Illmatic LP with a digital re-release of the album. In addition to the 10 tracks that every hip-hop head knows and loves, this version of the... Read More

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Rudimental ft. Emeli Sandé & Nas - Free Artwork

Rudimental ft. Emeli Sandé & Nas - Free [Stream]

Last we heard from Rudimental, the British EDM crew had enlisted the guest services of Maybach Music Group heavyweight Wale in an effort to make their breakthrough hit, Feel the Love, more palatable to audiences Stateside.... Read More

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Nas x J. Cole - Made Nas Proud [Stream & Download]

On Let Nas Down, a standout cut off his freshly-minted sophomore set, J. Cole harked back to 2011, describing his reaction when his musical idol criticized Cole World lead single Work Out. As it turns out, though, Cole had it... Read More

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Nas x Aerosmith x Sinatra - Street Dreams (CHEATCODE Remix) Artwork

Nas x Aerosmith x Sinatra - Street Dreams (CHEATCODE Remix) [Stream]

Frank Sinatra, Aerosmith and Nas: three acts from very different genres, embodying three distinct musical eras. In other words, the perfect ingredients for an epic mash-up. Though CHEATCODE‘s remix of It Was Written... Read More

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Nas Does Revealing NYC Interview & Show for Hennessy [Feature ]

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, the 39-year-old Queensbridge mainstay has partnered with the world’s... Read More

M1 ft. Nas - Genocide Highway Artwork

M1 ft. Nas - Genocide Highway [Stream]

On November 9, 1799, an African-Caribbean slave named Denmark Vesey purchased his freedom after winning $1550 in a city lottery. Once unchained, however, he didn’t simply start a new life for himself; he began plotting... Read More

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Meek Mill ft. John Legend, Nas & Rick Ross - Maybach Curtains Artwork

Meek Mill ft. John Legend, Nas & Rick Ross - Maybach Curtains [Stream]

Just a few short years ago, Meek Mill was just another urban denizen, pursuing his dreams of hip-hop superstardom against the struggle-filled backdrop of the Philly streets. Now, he looks out at those same city blocks from... Read More

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Nas ft. Amy Winehouse - Cherry Wine Artwork

Nas ft. Amy Winehouse - Cherry Wine [Stream]

Nas may not have found his soulmate just yet, but the rap icon isn’t giving up just yet. On freshly-released album standout Cherry Wine, the Queensbridge veteran spits an exhaustive description of his ideal woman,... Read More

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Nas - Bye Baby Artwork

Nas - Bye Baby [Stream]

Since Nas is on record saying that his Life is Good album, and certainly the cover, is directly inspired by his acrimonious divorce with Kelis, we can just go ahead and assume that Bye Baby and its music video is pretty damn... Read More

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DJ Khaled ft. Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier - Hip Hop Artwork

DJ Khaled ft. Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier - Hip Hop [Stream]

I won’t front, I’ve haven’t exactly been easy on DJ Khaled over the years, but the man might have just bought himself a lifetime pass from hip-hop heads for this new Hip-Hop joint. Featuring more... Read More

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Nas - Life is Good [Album]

In a way, it’s a compliment to say that a rapper’s fallen off. To have fallen, you must have once been at the top, and very few people can legitimately claim to have been the best in their profession, even if only for a... Read Full Review

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K’LA ft. Nas - Blame Artwork

K’LA ft. Nas - Blame [Stream]

Artists only get to make their debut on The DJBooth once, and it looks like K’LA has taken the time to make sure her debut makes the biggest splash possible. How big? I don’t know, how big is a Nas verse? Yeah, that’s... Read More

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Nas ft. Large Professor - Loco-Motive Artwork

Nas ft. Large Professor - Loco-Motive [Stream]

In the hands of nearly anyone else, a track titled Loco-Motive featuring some very locomotive-ish production would have come off corny, but in the hands of God’s Son, it’s nothing short of pure dopeness. As he continues... Read More

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Nas ft. Rick Ross - Accident Murderers Artwork

Nas ft. Rick Ross - Accident Murderers [Stream]

Nearly two decades ago Nas broke onto the hip-hop scene with New York State of Mind, one of the best storytelling raps the game had ever heard. Fast forward to 2012 and Nasir is returning to his roots with new single Accident... Read More

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Nelly Furtado ft. Nas - Something Artwork

Nelly Furtado ft. Nas - Something [Stream]

Way back in ‘94, on Illmatic inclusion Street Dreams, Nas (quoting the Eurythmics) cannily observed, “Everybody’s looking for something.” At the very moment the Queensbridge hopeful penned those lines, a... Read More

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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose (Elev8tor Remix) Artwork

K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose (Elev8tor Remix) [Stream]

Originally featured back in January, Nothing to Lose received positive reader reviews for K’NAAN and guest spitter Nas’ on-point lyrical content, but some felt that the poppy chorus detracted from its impact.... Read More

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Nas - The Don Artwork

Nas - The Don [Stream]

Life Is Good when you’re The Don, but don’t get it twisted: while Nas is most definitely enjoying the view from the top, high-rollerdom hasn’t dulled his edge in the slightest. More than nine months after... Read More

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Nas - Daughters Artwork

Nas - Daughters [Stream]

There are literally thousands of rap songs about dealing drugs, strippers and drug dealing strippers. But you’d be hard pressed to find more than a handful of songs dedicated to a rapper’s children, and even fewer... Read More

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Nas - Another Black Girl Lost [Stream]

Black Girl Lost, a joint off Nas’ classic sophomore set, found the rap icon calling upon African-American women to raise their consciousness and respect themselves, rather than falling into superficial and... Read More

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DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles ft. Nas - Turn up the Mic (Remix) Artwork

DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles ft. Nas - Turn up the Mic (Remix) [Stream]

With the release of their collaborative set just around the corner, DJ Premier and Bumpy Knuckles are stoking the flames of anticipation with an official remix featuring the guest stylings of a fellow Big Apple luminary. On... Read More

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Tyga ft. Wale & Nas - King & Queens Artwork

Tyga ft. Wale & Nas - King & Queens [Stream]

A few years ago (let’s say two) the mere thought of Tyga doing a track with Wale and Nas would have caused the craniums of hip-hop heads worldwide to explode. “You mean the Coconut Juice guy on a track with two of the... Read More

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K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose Artwork

K’NAAN ft. Nas - Nothing to Lose [Stream]

Mixing introspective street rhymes with a ballad style chorus isn’t anything new in hip-hop. This style allows for worthy lyrics to escape prior to the sing-a-long hook that begs to get stuck in the heads of the... Read More

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Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever Artwork

Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever [Stream]

When two legends like Mobb Deep and Nas get together on a track I think we all know what to expect – swagged out club bangers about expensive watches. Or, alternately, the exact f**king opposite. Thankfully new release Get... Read More

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Amy Winehouse ft. Nas - Like Smoke Artwork

Amy Winehouse ft. Nas - Like Smoke [Stream]

Though Amy Winehouse was only able to release two full albums’ worth of material before her life was tragically cut short, the late singer’s cohorts are tying up loose ends and giving her the proper send-off with... Read More

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Nas ft. Rick Ross - Tower Heist [Video]

Nas and Rick Ross team up and release a new visual for their single It’s A Tower Heist. The song has been helping to promote the new movie Tower Heist which debuts next week, November 4. Scenes from the new movie are... Read More

Nas ft. Rick Ross - It’s a Tower Heist Artwork

Nas ft. Rick Ross - It’s a Tower Heist [Stream]

Remember how, whenever Will Smith starred in a high-budget popcorn movie, he used to drop a single in which he basically summarized the film’s premise—complete with a chorus repeating its title ad infinitum, for... Read More

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Nas - Nasty [Video]

Nas is back! Shot in his stomping grounds of Queens, NY check out the latest and highly anticipated from Mr. Jones titled Nasty. Still no word on a title and release date for his upcoming album, but we’ll be sure to let... Read More

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Common ft. Nas - Ghetto Dreams [Video]

Director Matt Alonzo teamed up with two of the greatest lyricist’s in the game to produce a new video titled Ghetto Dreams. The single was released about a month ago and has already created a huge buzz in the music... Read More

Common ft. Nas - Ghetto Dreams Artwork

Common ft. Nas - Ghetto Dreams [Stream]

Nas may be one of the greatest spitters ever to pick up a mic, but patience evidently isn’t his strong suit. Friday night, Twitter followers got to witness the Queensbridge vet pestering Chitown vet Common to hurry up... Read More

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Nas - Nasty Artwork

Nas - Nasty [Stream]

Though Nas’ recent material (including 08’s highly-acclaimed Untitled LP) has done nothing to damage his reputation as one of the finest spitters ever to pick up a mic, there are still many who remember the... Read More

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CJ Hilton ft. Nas - So Fresh Artwork

CJ Hilton ft. Nas - So Fresh [Stream]

Even the most self-confident individuals, upon learning that a guy or girl they’re crazy for feels the same way, will react enraptured disbelief: “Could someone So Fresh really be interested in me?!” Of course, once... Read More

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Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Dog Sh*t Artwork

Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Dog Sh*t [Stream & Download]

If you could only see my face when this record popped up in my inbox. Being an adamant fan of Mobb Deep and nearly crapping my pants when I met Alchemist at SXSW ‘10, I was virtually waiting at the prison with my... Read More

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Raekwon ft. Nas - Rich & Black [Stream]

A full 17 years after they first linked up to drop Verbal Intercourse off Raekwon‘s classic Only Built 4 Cuban Linx album, The Chef and Nas unite for new release Rich & Black. Featuring a string laden beat from Sean... Read More

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Estelle ft. Nas - Fall in Love Artwork

Estelle ft. Nas - Fall in Love [Stream]

Fourth grade. Playground. I’m sitting here, she’s sitting there. I love her. She doesn’t know I exist. I walk up to her. I tell her I love her. Her response? “Eww.” Traumatizing? Yes. Solution? Listening to... Read More

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Nas - Hey Young World [Stream]

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and it can also drive home a point for a new generation sadly making the same old mistakes. For example, take Nas’ Hey Young World, a remake of legendary wordsmith Slick... Read More

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Nas Says “There is No Best or Greatest MC” [Feature ]

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Vibe.com. By Nas, as told to John Kennedy) There is no best or greatest MC. Should never happen, doesn’t make sense. It makes sense temporarily when you’re striving to... Read More

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

New York, NY- “We going back to the motherland” - that’s exactly where Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley took us. The poetic dynamic duo blessed NYC with their presence on Monday night at the Highline Ballroom for the... Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley - Distant Relatives [Album]

On September 14, 1973 Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones was born in Crown Heights, New York. On July 21, 1978, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Although they grew up years and miles and worlds apart, Nas... Read Full Review

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Nas & Damian Marley ft. K’NAAN - Africa Must Wake Up [Stream]

If you haven’t yet signed up for Nas and Damian Marley’s African tour, there’s no need to worry; even though their recent Booth features As We Enter and Strong Will Continue have caught fire, the tour is just beginning,... Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley - Strong Will Continue [Stream]

As We Enter, the lead single off Nas & Damian Marley‘s long-awaited collaborative album, received overwhelmingly positive reader reviews when it hit our front page in late January, but a few remarked that another... Read More

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Classic Album Review: Nas’ Illmatic [Feature ]

(Editor's Note: From time to time DJBooth's partner site RefinedHype.com will dig into its vaults and pull out a classic album that deserves a much-belated review. This week writer Matt Juss examines Nas' seminal breakthrough... Read More

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Nas & Damian Marley - As We Enter [Stream]

As anyone lucky enough to hit up this past summer’s Rock the Bells tour knows, legendary emcee Nas and reggae progeny Damian Marley have teamed up for a collabo album, and today we’re being treated to their first official... Read More

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Maxwell ft. Nas - Help Somebody (Remix) [Stream]

It sounds stereotypical, but more often than not hip-hop tracks cover topics like partying, alcohol, girls, and partying with drunk girls. Thankfully every so often a mainstream song comes along that tackles some real social... Read More

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

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 and Ludacris, as well as an unforeseen appearance by the legendary Nas.... Read More

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Joss Stone ft. Nas - Governmentalist [Stream]

The latest leaked track off UK soul sensation (and first-time Booth featuree) Joss Stone‘s sophomore set was originally written and circulated back in October of ‘08, in response to a government official who... Read More

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Amerie ft. Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Nas & Kain Cioffie - Why R U? (Remix) [Stream]

On her relationship-themed senior album (and Def Jam debut), In Love & War, Amerie will be borrowing from a wide array of musical styles—reader-acclaimed lead single Why R U?, for example, took inspiration from the... Read More

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Beastie Boys ft. Nas - Too Many Rappers [Stream]

Recently, it was discovered that Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch had a cancerous tumor in his left parotid (salivary) gland.  While the tumor is not expected to damage MCA’s vocal chords and was... Read More

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Rick Ross ft. Nas & Kevin Cossom - Usual Suspects [Stream]

On Trilla, Rick Ross took inspiration from the best-selling album of all time, and it seems that the Boss may be modeling the follow-up after his former boss Jay-Z‘s debut album, Reasonable Doubt. In addition the... Read More

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

New York, NY – Velvet ropes, guest lists and plus ones are all expected nuisances at industry events in New York City. Tuesday’s Smirnoff Signature Mix Series listening session, held at Chinatown’s chicly concealed... Read More

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Nas ft. Marsha Ambrosious - If I Ruled The World ‘09 [Stream]

In 1996, Nas dropped If I Ruled the World (Imagine That), the Lauryn Hill-featuring This Was Written single that became the now-legendary rapper’s first mainstream hit.  With Nas’ current stature in the game,... Read More

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Ludacris ft. Jay-Z & Nas - I Do It for Hip Hop [Stream]

Since Ludacris’ sixth studio album, Theater of the Mind, is intended to have a cinematic feel, it’s understandable that the project features numerous “co-stars,” including (but not limited to) Chris Brown,... Read More

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Kevin Rudolf ft. Nas - NYC [Stream]

Later this month, Cash Money Records, in conjunction with Universal Republic, will release the debut of their newest solo artist, Kevin Rudolf. Uncharacteristically for the longstanding hip-hop imprint, however, Rudolf... Read More

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Nas - Election Night [Stream]

Before the polls even opened in California, Nas was hard at work on a brand new record.  Beginning where he left off on Black President, the Queensbridge emcee wrote and recorded Election Night, an inspirational tribute... Read More

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Nas ft. Chris Brown & The Game - Make The World Go Round [Stream]

Nas’s latest album, Untitled, has fallen on hard times. With no definitive second single choice, no videos, and a rapidly-diminishing buzz, Mr. Jones and his label have decided to push Make The World Go Round as the... Read More

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DJ Khaled ft. Nas - I’m On [Stream]

Critics of Miami’s DJ Khaled typically all express similar gripes, chief among them his piling of at least three guest artists on each record, and his frequent ad-libs.  Apparently taking note of these complaints,... Read More

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Nas’s “The Jones Experience” Tour Showcases The Rapper’s Longevity, Skill [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

Chicago, IL – This past Sunday, DJBooth.net was granted an all-access pass to the Chicago House of Blues for the second to last stop on Nas’s summer-long tour, otherwise dubbed as “The Jones Experience.” For the... Read More

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Young Jeezy ft. Nas - My President is Black [Stream]

As he has done every Tuesday for the past few weeks, Young Jeezy premiered (via his website) a brand new track that will be included on the September 2 release of The Recession.  Looking back at all the mistakes the Bush... Read More

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A Tribe Called Quest, Jay-Z, Nas & Friends Rock New York’s Bells [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Rock The Bells invaded New York’s Jones Beach Amphitheater on Sunday, and DJ Booth was there for a most memorable show. Q-Tip Pumps Up The Crowd (Photo by: PNP / WENN) The crowd was amped all afternoon for... Read More

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Nas - Untitled [Album]

Recently hip-hop fans (and writers) have become “classic album” sluts, willing to go home with any album that buys us a drink and says we have “pretty eyes.” Maybe our standards are slipping, maybe we’re so... Read Full Review

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DJBooth Speaks With Nas During A “Best of Both Offices” Conference Call [Feature ]

New York, NY -- On Tuesday, the legendary Nas will release his much-hyped new album, "Untitled." The LP, which originally held the controversial title,"N*gger," is the ninth studio album of the rapper's career. The... Read More

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Nas Responds to “Untitled” Album Leak [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Our good friends over at Def Jam have sent us a video message from Nas. It is in regards to the leakage of his brand new album, "Untitled," which is schedule to drop on July 15th. Below is a final track... Read More

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Nas - Sly Fox [Stream]

Nas sure knows how to make an enemy. On his new track, Sly Fox, he sets his sight on right-wing media and really lets ‘em have it. No stone is left unturned in his scathing reproof, as he disses everybody from Bill... Read More

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Nas to Release “Untitled” Album on July 15 [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Surrounded by controversy at every stage of his long and influential career as the conscience - and often most severe critic - of hip-hop, Def Jam Recordings artist Nas has returned to the headlines, declaring... Read More

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Nas ft. Keri Hilson - Hero [Stream]

Nas is all about controversy. After “Baracking” the mic on his mixtape jam, Black President, the Brooklyn lyricist is back with Hero, the first official single off his Untitled album. As can be expected, Nas is his... Read More

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Nas - Black President [Stream]

With Barack Obama’s victory earlier this week, the famous lyrics of 2pac Shakur, “And though it seems heaven-sent / We ain’t ready to have a black President,”  ring false for the first time ever.  Though... Read More

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Nas & DJ Green Lantern to Release New Mixtape, “The N*gger Tape” [Feature ]

New York, NY -- While label executives at Def Jam felt that "N*gger" (the planned title of Nas' new album) was a bit too racy and controversial, the rapper will release a mixtape project with DJ Green Lantern, entitled "The... Read More

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Busta Rhymes ft. Various Artists - Don’t Touch Me (Remix) [Stream]

This past April, when Busta Rhymes first premiered Don’t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On ‘Em) as one of two singles off his forthcoming album, lessed, listeners were elated to see him return to his “crazy”... Read More

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