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Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011 at 2:09 PM
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By Dale W. Eisinger

Behind the Scenes With Common, Nas and No I.D.

Behind the Scenes With Common, Nas and No I.D.

We recently brought you word of Common's collaboration with Nas, a one-track called "Ghetto Dreams," produced by NO I.D., who was behind the helm for Common's Resurrection. It's a... Read »

Saturday, Jul 9, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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By Sara Frazier

Last-Minute Plan: Raekwon @ Prospect Park

Last-Minute Plan: Raekwon @ Prospect Park

Raekwon plays a free show in Brooklyn's Prospect Park tonight, and he's promising it will be good. Read »

Friday, Jul 8, 2011 at 6:46 AM
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By Ross Green

Video: Raekwon feat. Nas, "Rich & Black"

Video: Raekwon feat. Nas,

On Wednesday, we posted a video of Nas and Raekwon reminiscing backstage in Oslo, Norway, about their first encounter at Hot 97’s inaugural Summer Jam. Now, we’ve got the official video for... Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 9:41 AM
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By Sara Frazier

Nas, Raekwon Reminisce About the Day They Met

Nas, Raekwon Reminisce About the Day They Met

In a new video, hometown hip-hop heroes Nas and Raekwon reminisce about the first time they met, during a Hot 97 Summer Jam show in New Jersey. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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By Dale W. Eisinger

Post-Fourth Hip-Hop Medley

Post-Fourth Hip-Hop Medley

Clearly the Jay-Z and Kanye album didn't drop on July 4 as last indicated it would (fans did get a flashy gold album cover and a presale link however). But a grip of other hip-hop goodness came to lig... Read »

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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By Sara Frazier

UPDATED Nas Releases New Track "Nasty"

UPDATED Nas Releases New Track

Nas is out with a new single from his as-yet-unreleased new album, Life Is Good. Read »

Friday, Jun 3, 2011 at 6:29 PM
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By Jay Belin

Last-Minute Plan: Escape New York

Last-Minute Plan: Escape New York

The city weather might be perfect, but that doesn't stop New Yorkers from disappearing from the city every summer weekend. Here are two last-minute music trips to consider for this weekend. Read »

Friday, Jun 3, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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By Dale W. Eisinger

WATCH: Nas Performs in Meatpacking District

WATCH: Nas Performs in Meatpacking District

Nas performed in the Meatpacking District on Thursday. Watch the video. Read »

Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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By Sara Frazier

Nas, Mobb Deep Album Planned

Nas, Mobb Deep Album Planned

Just after last night's press conference announcing the Rock the Bells lineup, Havoc revealed that Nas and Mobb Deep may do an album together. Read »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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By Jay Belin

Rock the Bells Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

Rock the Bells Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

Rock the Bells returns to Governors Island with a lineup that will have hip-hop fans excited for the day-long festival. Read »

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