Sunday, July 22nd 2012
With four US #1 albums to his name, it is a little known fact Nas was yet to enjoy similar successes overseas in the UK.
Well, that was until now.
For, in what marks a monumental moment in the icon’s career, today saw him land his first UK Top Ten album.
Groundbreaking details below…
Tuesday, July 17th 2012
Nas continued to support his latest LP ‘Life Is Good’ with a performance of the cut ‘Daughters’ on ‘Letterman‘ last night.
Undeniably moving, his set saw him joined by a live band hours before the album reached #4 on iTunes UK- set to chart favorably once this week’s finally tally is published.
Wednesday, July 4th 2012
Following the radio release of his Amy Winehouse assisted ‘Cherry Wine‘, today saw the arrival of another Nas cut- this time featuring the one and only Mary J. Blige.
Lifted from his long awaited ‘Life Is Good’ LP, their pair’s ‘Reach Out‘ surfaced online today and awaits your listen below…
Wednesday, July 4th 2012
Nas calls on Amy Winehouse for the cut ‘Cherry Wine’, pulled from his new album ‘Life Is Good’.
Produced by Salaam Remi, the cut made its way to UK radio and now- for the very first time- fans can listen to it before the Rapper’s LP drops July 17th.
Friday, May 4th 2012
In his time, Nas has seen his fair share of acts come and go.
In what can only stand as a testament to his art, his longevity as an artist places him- alongside Jay Z & Missy Elliott- in an elite group of Rap acts just as influential today as they were in their prime.
So now, after working with her on the song ‘Champion’ this year, the MC has weighed in on Nicki Minaj and the impact he feels she has made on Rap music.
Sunday, April 29th 2012
Judging from the snippets released thus far it would appear Nelly Furtado is picking up right where 2006′s ‘Loose’ left off.
Listen to a 90 sec snippet of the latest track to surface called ‘Something’ featuring Nas after the jump and sound-off below.
Wednesday, February 15th 2012
R&B beauty Brandy has been named one of many Hip-Hop/R&B stars lined up to join the listing of VH1′s award winning documentary series ‘Behind The Music’. With names like Madonna, Mary J. Blige, and Celine Dion already earning the show record viewership, its new season looks to bring all eyes on hip-hop/R&B acts with rappers Pitbull and Nas joining the ‘What About Us’ beauty.
As reports surface indicating that her ‘Behind the Music’ interview was scheduled to be conducted this past Saturday (her birthday), the loss of the singer’s idol, Whitney Houston, undoubtedly affected the interview’s completion.
Yet, as in every other facet of the young singer’s career, she is pressing forward as Billboard confirms the following dates as the scheduled airtimes of the show’s upcoming season:
Friday, September 16th 2011
Peep former nemesis’ Jay Z and Nas standing side by side just nights ago at the latter’s 38th Birthday party.
Both dressed to impress, the pair were snapped dining and drinking, sharing the company of some of Nas’ closest family and friends, which included Supermodel Tyson Beckford and ‘Sexy Love‘ performer Ne-Yo.
More images below…