illmatic

For Nasir “Nas” Jones, 2014 has been a very productive year in cinema. He celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album Illmatic with…

Hip-hop icon Nas plans new music to drop and it’s will arrive sooner than you think. Tuesday, Nas spoke about his new project while promoting his documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic. When asked when his new material would arrive, he responded, “Real soon.” When pushed for a date, Nas said, “Maybe sooner than next week…maybe […]

It’s hard to argue with the notion that “Illmatic,” the 1994 debut album from Queensbridge hero MC Nasir “Nas” Jones, is one of the most iconic…

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Nas debut “Illmatic.” In celebration of the anniversary, a documentary chronicling the time, the making of the…

New York rap legend readies a 20th anniversary edition of his 1994 debut album, Illmatic, scheduled to be released April 15. Hip Hop DX reports, this anniversary edition is set to include unreleased remixes to the original cuts on the album, along with unreleased versions of “I’m a Villain”.” The anniversary edition of Illmatic also includes the […]

  Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will hit the Kennedy Center stage next year for the weeklong festival, “One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture…

While some rappers boo-hoo about paying homage some MCs actually get what that means. Elzhi, one of  the most tragically underrated MCs alive,  is finally releasing his long rumored mixtape, “ELmatic,” a tribute to Nas’ classic Illmatic. What makes this more than just someone spitting over another rappers beats, El enlisted the help of a […]