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Joe Fox feat. Nas – “What’s The Word” (Remix)

posted by Oscar September 26, 2017


UK artist Joe Fox has released a remix of his Funk Soul track, “What’s The Word,” now featuring Nas. Not to be overstepping any lines here, but it’s dope hearing Nas lay down bars on this kind of beat again; it brings to mind his collaborations with the late Amy Winehouse.

Listen to the new version of “What’s The Word” below. Continue Reading

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Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas Announce North American Tour, feat. Hannibal Buress and Chronixx

posted by Oscar May 30, 2017

Hip Hop legends Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas have announced they will partnering up for a co-headline tour through North America. This can’t-miss experience will kick off September 7 in Chicago, IL and will feature special guests, comedian Hannibal Buress and reggae artist Chronixx, on various tour dates.

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas are two of the biggest names in the genre, racking up multi-platinum records that have delivered iconic tracks which will likely be featured on their newly announced 17-date tour across the United States and Canada.

Tickets for the tour go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m. local time. Exclusive VIP packages and additional ticket information can be found at livenation.com.

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Behind The Beat: Best Hip-Hop Samples of 2016

posted by Luis Hernandez December 20, 2016

Samples have always been the foundation of hip-hop since the beginning, from a Dj scratching different songs together to producers flipping a beat over for a hit single. Through each year its interesting to see how producers continue to evolve and dig up never before used samples for a memorable song. 2016 was no different, as many producers found diamonds in rough, creating hits that will be played for years. Here’s my list of my favorite samples used in 2016:

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Stream The ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ feat. Chance The Rapper, Nas, The Roots, Regina Spektor + More

posted by Oscar December 2, 2016

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Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Questlove of The Roots have released The Hamilton Mixtape, which brings together various artists to rework songs from the award-winning musical. Some of the artists that contributed to the mixtape are Chance The Rapper, Nas, Alicia Keys, Common, The Roots, Regina Spektor, Busta Rhymes, and Ashanti with Ja Rule.

The Hamilton Mixtape also features the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Usher, Miguel, Sia, Queen Latifah, Francis and the Lights, Wiz Khalifa, Snow Tha Product, Residente, Ben Folds, and more. Stream the new mixtape below via Apple Music and Spotify. Continue Reading

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Watch the ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Performance Live Stream

posted by Oscar December 1, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Mixtape is coming to life today with a live performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (where Hamilton is performed). The livestream will kick off at 12pm CT, and it will feature live performances from artists that contributed to the album.

Though there’s no information on who exactly will be playing at the #Ham4Ham celebration, come of the artists featured on Hamilton Mixtape include Chance the Rapper, Nas, Common, Regina Spektor, the Roots, Francis and the Lights, Alicia Keys, Wiz Khalifa, Kelly Clarkson, Riz MC, and others.

I just watched the live production yesterday (that shit was phenomenal), so you know I’m ready to relive it like this. Livestream the show above!

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Listen to Ashanti and Ja Rule’s “Helpless” off ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’

posted by Oscar November 25, 2016

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Ashanti and Ja Rule’s contribution to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s The Hamilton Mixtape has dropped today. The latest release off the forthcoming project brings together the Murder Inc. Records labelmates and long-time collaborators for “Helpless.”

The last release of songs from the project included Usher performing “Wait For It,” and “Wrote My Way Out” by Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda with Nas, Aloe Blacc, and Dave East.

Hear “Helpless” below. Continue Reading

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Two More ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Songs Have feat. Usher, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nas

posted by Oscar November 18, 2016

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The Hamilton Mixtape continues to take shape ahead of its December 2nd release, and today sees the release of a couple more songs. The latest release includes Usher’s interpretation of “Wait For It,” plus Hamilton‘s mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda connecting with Nas, Aloe Blacc, and Dave East for “Wrote My Way Out.”

The Hamilton Mixtape also features tracks with Chance the Rapper, Francis and the Lights, the Roots, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Common, and many others.

Hear the two new releases below. Continue Reading

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Hear Two New Tracks From ‘The Hamilton Mixtape,’ Including “Satisfied” by Sia feat. Miguel and Queen Latifah

posted by Oscar November 11, 2016

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A couple more tracks from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upcoming Hamilton Mixtape have been unveiled. Sia leads “Satisfied,” with guest features from Miguel and Queen Latifah. The other track is “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” and it brings together K’NAAN, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, and Residente all dropping bars.

The mixtape, which also features tracks from Chance the Rapper (with Francis and the Lights), the Roots, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Usher, and Common among others, is due out December 2 via Atlantic.

Hear both songs below. Continue Reading

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Two Tracks From Hamilton Mixtape

posted by Alex November 4, 2016

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What a time to be alive. Lin-Manuel Miranda gave us a little taste of what we can expect from him and Questlove’s Hamilton Mixtape by dropping two tracks on iTunes and Spotify. One track features Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz and Nate Ruess for the ever so popular “My Shot”. Joell and Busta are the perfect fit for this track as both are gritty and powerful but also drop lethal heartfelt lyrics. Kelly Clarkson is featured on the second track that was dropped called “It’s Quiet Uptown”. Take a look at the track listing below and you’ll find a couple of the homies on here like Snow Tha Product and Chance The Rapper. Continue Reading

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Video: Nas and Erykah Badu Perform “This Bitter Land” on ‘Kimmel’

posted by Oscar October 13, 2016

Nas and Erykah Badu came together last night to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The pair were the musical guests on the show and while there they delivered a live rendition of “This Bitter Land.”

Along with the performance, Nas also participated along with Matthew Perry and Yehya in a game called “Name The Famous Celebrity.” Check that out after the jump. Continue Reading