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Nas Announces ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Fall Tour With Documentary Screenings

Oct. 2nd: Rochester, NY – Main Street Armony* Oct. 3rd: Albany, NY – Palace Theatre Oct. 4th: Washington, D.C. – Lincoln Theatre (Matinee) Oct. 5th: Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre Oct. 8th: Toronto, ON – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Oct. 9th: Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit Oct. 10th: Hammond, IN – Horseshoe Oct. 11th: Lincoln, […]

Nas Starts College Scholarship Fund!

      According to the New York Times Nas has invested $100,000 into the company and intends to work directly with the first set of students chosen. The scholarship will cover 10 students’ tuition for the first year. According to Karen Civil.com the founder Kristen Hamilton believes the Queens-bred rapper is a good pair […]

Harvard University Presents Nas With “Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship”

Nas already owns the distinction of being one of Hip-Hop’s sharpest lyricists. Now, the Queensbridge native has been honored by one of the nation’s top educational institutions with a scholarship program bearing his name. The “Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship” was announced by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the school’s Hip-Hop Archive […]

Large Professor Says Nas Watered Down “Ether” Lyrics

In the final portion of a three-part interview with The Combat Jack Show, former Main Source front man Large Professor revealed that Nas held back on his lyrical assault on Jay-Z, “Ether.”   Jay came out swinging with the Kanye West-produced “Takeover” diss track in 2001, and many thought Nas’ (and Prodigy of Mobb Deep) would never recover. Nas gamely responded with “Ether” amid still-ongoing debates over […]