Nas
Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 4 Articles
Reviews // 12 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

The Best Album Re-Issues of 2014
14 Dec 2014 // 9:09 PM

The music world saw reissues from all over the genre map, spanning classic rock titans to electronic music legends.

The Best Hip-Hop of 2012
11 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM

From riotous humor to sociopolitical commentary, hip-hop in 2012 gave us quality and variety.

//Columns

Bring Back the Beat! What's Up with Hip-Hop Reissues?
22 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM

The record industry makes huge efforts to reissue rock CDs, but nowhere near as much effort for hip-hop CDs.

It Ain't Hard to Tell: The Legacy of 'Illmatic'
19 Jul 2009 // 5:00 PM

The "half-man, half-amazin'", Nas' persona is part myth and part "everyday kid" from the Queensbridge projects.

//Reviews

Various Artists: Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap
26 Jul 2012 // 6:05 PM

Soundtrack makes for a pretty good listen, but doesn't live up to its audacious subtitle.

Nas: Life Is Good (take one)
16 Jul 2012 // 6:10 PM

Nas tries to power through uneven production with fiery raps, but the sad truth is that the self-conscious way Life is Good is put together undermines his energy and intention.

//Blogs

Nas feat. Amy Winehouse - "Cherry Wine" (video)
3 Oct 2012 // 1:25 AM

Nas has released a video for "Cherry Wine" featuring vocals from the late, great Amy Winehouse. Great mix.

Nas and Damien Marley - Distant Relatives (video)
26 Jan 2010 // 4:00 AM

One is arguably the most iconic lyricist in rap history; the other is a reggae star and the son of a legendary musician/activist (Bob

//News

Rolling with the punches, Nas rises to the challenges
19 Jul 2012 // 12:10 AM

It’s easy to get a sense of how the rapper Nas has seen himself over the years by noting his choice of album cover

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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