Melissa Cooper, a white former executive for Mass Appeal, which was founded by Nas, is suing the company for racial discrimination.
Ebony Magazine is honoring Hip-Hop's 50th anniversary with a new limited-edition printed issue, done in collaboration with Mass Appeal. The featured artists will be 50 Cent, Lil Kim, Rick Ross, Swizz Beats and Busta Rhymes.
Danny Cortes is gaining acclaim for his miniatures, which depict scenes from his Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood as well as those influenced by Hip-Hop culture. He details how his work has caught on to being prized purchases in an auction held by Sotheby's which contained other artifacts from the culture.
The Queensbridge living legend ends 2021 on an extremely high note alongside his cohort Hit-Boy with a new project Magic, a fitting name for a potent body of work.
This December Showtime will kick off HIP HOP 50, its multiyear, cross-platform programming initiative celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop.
For Nas, his latest move has brought him back to familiar territory. The “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” rapper’s Mass Appeal Records has inked a deal with a subsidiary company of Sony Music according to a report from Music Business Worldwide.
As Hip-Hop is approaching the magnificent milestone of turning 50 in 2023, preparations to mark the occasion in ways honoring the culture are underway. And Nasir “Nas” Jones is ensuring he’s at the forefront of these efforts with a documentary series titled Hip Hop 50.
The 24-year-old rapper born William Daniels was signed to Nas and his brother Jungle's labels, and reportedly died of COVID-19 complications.
In honor of the 10-year anniversary of J Dilla’s death, Nas has announced a new album from the celebrated producer to be released on his Mass Appeal imprint next month. God’ Son’s revealed the LP, titled The Diary, on Beats 1 radio this morning (Feb. 18), reports Complex.
You do what you want when you popping but Future has been remarkably humble in the wake of his mammoth success.