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

Hip-hop heads don't agree on 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... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.

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

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... Read More
Posted one year ago by Lucas G.

Nas Does Revealing NYC Interview & Show for Hennessy

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,... Read More
Posted 2 years ago by Ru Porter

Nas Says “There is No Best or Greatest MC”

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on By Nas, as told to John Kennedy) There is no best or greatest MC. Should never happen,... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by Burmy

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

New York, NY- “We going back to the motherland” - that’s exactly where Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley took us. The poetic dynamic duo... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by Aasha Lewis

Classic Album Review: Nas’ Illmatic

(Editor's Note: From time to time DJBooth's partner site will dig into its vaults and pull out a classic album that deserves a... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by matt juss

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

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... Read More
Posted 5 years ago by Erica L.

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

New York, NY – Velvet ropes, guest lists and plus ones are all expected nuisances at industry events in New York City. Tuesday’s Smirnoff... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by Erica L.

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

Chicago, IL – This past Sunday, was granted an all-access pass to the Chicago House of Blues for the second to last stop on Nas’s... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago by DJ Z

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

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... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by DJ Z