By now, fans probably know that Nas' Time Is Illmatic documentary debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival last night (April 16). Sponsored by Hennessy, the night was a proper display of the Queensbridge rapper's dichotomy, as he showed up to New York City's Beacon Theatre in a dapper suit only to close the night on stage with a bottle of Henny in tow.
Nas once famously rapped that "no idea's original under the sun" and such ideology is golden for Hip-Hop culture. Each generation borrows from the last to create their own classic legacy, and our founding fathers sampled jazz, funk and soul to birth the foundation, musically.
Nick Young has taken his show from the courts to the streets now that the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes are nonexistent. The man who more often goes by Swaggy P was recently caught leaving a LA club with girlfriend Iggy Azalea, and he was sure not to let the moment past without his usual antics.
Following the highly anticipated re-release of his landmark debut album, Illmatic, Nas celebrated his 20th Anniversary by premiering his Time Is Illmatic documentary at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
Travi$ Scott was once a YouTube sensation, but as his career's naturally progressed and his fan base has grown, he's had an opportunity to see the world. That's the basis of the G.O.O.D. Music/Hustle Gang artist's new Houston to Osaka documentary.
Of the songs missing from the stream of Future's Honest LP unveiled earlier this week, "Benz Friendz (Watchutola)," featuring André 3000 was most missed. But that changes today, as the full record hits the Internets.
On Wednesday (April 16), 50 Cent made a guest appearance on Hot 97's morning show. Apart from discussing his upcoming Summer Jam performance and the state of New York City Hip-Hop, the Queens rapper had some interesting things to say about Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks.
Outsiders find it difficult to understand the intricacies of the sneaker game, but New York Times explored an aspect of commerce that's grown increasingly popular -- buying sneakers to trade or flip for profit. In an interesting comparison, the newspaper likened the process to selling and trading on the stock market.
Andre Johnson, a.k.a. Christ Bearer--b.k.a. the alleged mentally unstable rapper who cut off his penis and leaped off a balcony in a botched suicide attempt, is never getting his little buddy back, doctors say.
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