August Alsina has been out of the spotlight for a minute as he’s busy putting the finishing touches on his sophomore studio album, This Thing Called Life. Late last night, however, the New Orleans singer uploaded two videos to his Instagram account that featured DJ Khaled speaking very highly of the project. The hitmaker even […]

Kelis might’ve been hiding under a rock lately, but she gave a huge surprise to fans and concert-goers during her reappearance yesterday. The R&B singer has apparently…

Meek Mill’s ridiculous twitter rant about Drake and his alleged ghostwriter has caused a rift in the Hip-Hop community. Are you with Meek and his slighting…

Nas has chosen not to stay silent when it comes to the recent events in Charleston, South Carolina. The Queens rapper passionately describes feeling weary of the way that America uses up the hard work and talent of Black people, yet we’re killed every day by the very people who run our country. He took to […]

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Like many other unspeakable tragedies, we look at icons for some truth to disperse the dark cloud. Nas did some of that following the Charleston tragedy. VIBE caught up with Nas at the premiere of the hip-hop fashion film Fresh Dressed and asked him about his thoughts. “We have to live our life in this zoo,” Nas said, after […]

Fresh off the announcement that his lyrics are set to be used on the side of Sprite cans, Nas recently revealed that he has partnered with the New York-based chicken and waffles restaurant Sweet Chick. Co-owner John Seymour made the announcement at the one-year anniversary of Sweet Chick’s Manhattan restaurant earlier this week. “As we continue […]

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Sprite announced earlier this week that it was featuring Nas, Drake, The Notorious B.I.G. and Rakim lines on limited edition cans for the “Obey Your Thirst” promotion. The commercial debuted today. It features Drake and Nas, a lot of slow motion and some mutual respect. The best part about it is we can finally retire that damn Robot Drake commercial. READ […] Here’s something that will make you proud to drink those extra calories. Sprite has unveiled its inaugural “Obey Your Verse” Lyrical Collection, which are cans featuring inspirational but noteworthy verses from some of hip-hop’s most revered acts. This collection features an eclectic mix: Drake (“Know Yourself,” “0 to 100”), The Notorious B.I.G. (“One More Chance,” probably “Juicy”), Nas (“If I Ruled the World,” […]

Dope is turning into one of the most anticipated movies of the summer. We rarely get Black coming-of-age movies anymore, and Dope― starring Zoe Kravitz and Shameik Moore, and executive produced by Pharrell Williams― is long overdue. But with a (hopefully) great movie, comes a great soundtrack. And with tracks from Public Enemy, Nas, and A Tribe Called […]

Boom Moment In Hip Hop (May 18, 2010) Two worlds collide on this date back in 2010, as Nas and Damien Marley release their collaborative…

The Sound Nas proclaimed on last year’s “The Season” that it was “the season of Nasir.”  That season is coming in a few months. The street poet announced that his 12th studio album was dropping during the summer as he was preached mantras during a concert in Orlando. “Right muthef**kin’ now, death to all snitches,” Nas said. “Watch every n***a around […]

Iconic Queensbridge rapper Nas is being accused of refusing to pay close to $300,000 in state taxes and is now being hunted by the Department of Revenue for his assets, according to reports on theJasmineBRAND. The publication reports that back in 2009, Nas was hit with a lien from the Georgia Department of Revenue for […]