Commemorating 20 years in the game, Nas returns on the cover of XXL. Issue hits newsstands on October 25, but peep an excerpt between he and guest interviewer, Tyler, The Creator. Cover designed by Mister Cartoon. “God’s Son is my favorite album by you,” Tyler said. “And my second is probably Street’s Disciple,” he continued. “Get the fuck outta here,” Nas responded. Awkward and quirky exchanges aside, the discussion quickly picked up with the 20-year-old Tyler asking Nas for advice. “You, […]
There’s no place like home. And under the direction of Goldwatch, Nasty Nas returns to his old Queens Bridge stomping grounds. Life Is Good and so is the video. Cop the single here.
[vodpod id=Video.15442898&w=425&h=350&fv=launch%3D44624690%26amp%3Bwidth%3D420%26amp%3Bheight%3D245] Common woke up the early birds with his interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to promote his publication, the controversy on his visit to Obama’s pad and praises Esco as the “greatest rapper alive”. Sorry, Tunechi. ru
Now that we might get The Lost Tapes 2, DJ Rhude has unleashed a handful of previously released tracks from Esco, but all in their CDQ glory. Find the titles and download link below.
Before Kanye wrapped up day 1 of the Austin City Limits music festival last night, Jr. Gong and Nasir both took Zilker Park down the “Road To Zion” before the sun went down. Performance at the Austin Music Hall below.
Life is certainly good even at 38. Nasir celebrated his birthday last night in NYC with a private dinner at Catch with the likes of Carmelo Anthony, DJ Khaled, Common, DJ Premier, AZ and Hov. More pics below.
Nas is known to write in his book of rhymes past the margins and today, Atria/Simon & Schuster Books announced that he will release his memoir in Fall 2012. It Ain’t Hard To Tell will be co-written by journalist Touré and will delve into past relationships with Carmen Bryan and Kelis; beefs with Jay-Z and Bill O’Reilly; and his mother’s tragic battle with cancer. In 2009, Michael Eric Dyson penned the biography, Born To Use Mics.