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Now that Student of the Game is officially out and being met to positive reviews, N.O.R.E. continues his press run with accomplished journalist Shaheem Reid on the latest installment of Life + Times series The Roundup. The “Superthug” MC was extremely candid in the sit down, discussing everything from making legendary hits with Pharrell to how hip-hop saved his life.

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N.O.R.E., P.A.P.I., or whatever you’d like to call him just released his latest album Student of the Game, which is getting a lot of praise by the Internets. He caught up with The Breakfast Club this morning to discuss an array of topics, the likelihood of another C-N-N LP, including  the new generation, business ventures, Rick Ross’ […]

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With just a few days to spare before the release of his sixth solo album Student Of The Game April 16th, N.O.R.E. drops a documentary to further promote the project.

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N.O.R.E. aka P.A.P.I. hooking up with the Neptunes (in this case one half) is always a positive. The Queens rapper drops “The Problem (Lawwwddd)” featuring Pharrell Williams himself.


Leave it up to N.O.R.E. aka P.A.P.I. to be one of a select few rappers that can do a track with Pusha T and French Montana, only to turn around and do another record with the legendary Large Professor. Titled “Built Pyramids,” the cut is an ode to both artists’ native Queens.

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In Hip-Hop, March 9 is a day we both lament and celebrate the untimely passing of one of the greatest MCs of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. On the 16th anniversary of the Brooklyn legend’s death, N.O.R.E. (now known as P.A.P.I.) spoke to and shared an untold tale about his late friend.


Though the P.A.P.I. name change is still a bit questionable, N.O.R.E. freestyled over Scarface’s classic “Guess Who’s Back” during a recent trip to Hot 97. Funk Flex revved the engine, and the Queens rapper took us back to his days as Melvin Flynt – Da Hustla with a story detailing how rap took him from […]

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If you are a Hip-Hop historian, this is going to be a pretty enjoyable eight minute watch. Before Hip-Hop DVDs and the internet, N.O.R.E. (now known as P.A.P.I.) carried a camera with him everywhere.

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The artist formerly known as N.O.R.E. follows up with his “Tadow” single featuring French Montana, Pusha T and 2 Chainz with an accompanying video. 

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In case you haven’t heard, N.O.R.E. is now officially going by P.A.P.I. The Queens rapper drops a new tune under his new moniker called “Tadow” featuring French Montana, Pusha T and 2 Chainz. He also has another record called “Built Pyramids” featuring the Large Professor.


Rappers changing their name is nothing uncommon, but rap veteran N.O.R.E. is the latest to join the trend as he gets ready to release his next solo album. 

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The human L.A. Riot, Gunplay, made a special appearance on N.O.R.E.‘s new project, Crack On Steroids. N.O.R.E. and Don Logan are in the hood like W.I.C. checks as the duo red cup it up in the parking lot. Somebody better talk to you if you aren’t messing with this record. Hit the jump to check […]