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…

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…

New Music Tuesday is upon us again!!! I can’t front “Studio” is my jam! I have a strict “don’t mess up my song with a corny remix” policy! Schoolboy Q got it right this time! Nas was just the right touch. And since his birthday was Sunday, I had to show some love!!! Studio Remix […]

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…

Nas recently told Hip-Hop Wired he never listens to Illmatic anymore but there is a good chance he is about to break that habit. This upcoming April will mark the classic album’s 20th anniversary and the veteran MC is slated to perform the entire LP in its entirety not only at Coachella but during the […]

One listen to Honors English’s  mixtape “State Of The Art” and it’s easy to tell who have been the biggest influences on this lyricist from…

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 […]