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On the "A" w/Souleo: Nas Helps Celebrate Hennessy's 250th Anniversary

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.10.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can't help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy.

Nas Shares Passionate Instagram Post About Racial Inequality

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.01.2015 | Black Voices

Rapper Nas has recorded music addressing social issues that affect the black community, so it’s no surprise that the veteran lyricist has chimed in ...

Rapper Nas Is Bringing New Flavor to Sweet Chick NYC

Tony Triumph | Posted 06.19.2015 | New York
Tony Triumph

Rocking out in NYC at Sweet Chick- on Tuesday 6/16- for the exclusive one-year celebration of their lower east side location, owner John Seymour announced that Sweet Chick is teaming up with Superstar NYC rapper Nas!

Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For just over an hour, Run the Jewels weren't just playing just another show, they weren't playing just another festival, they were playing to the hearts and minds of the crowd that braved the wind and rain during their set and the heat waiting for them to arrive.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Hennessy Doc Explores Brand's Relationship with African-Americans

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.11.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and garnish with a jazz and hip-hop twist? The answer is all in the title of the documentary An Unexpected History: The Story of Hennessy and African-Americans.

Watch Jay Z's New Video For His Blue Ivy Song 'Glory'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

On Thursday, Jay Z dropped the video for his 2012 song "Glory," which was dedicated to his daughter Blue Ivy. The video was released exclusively on Ti...

This Chart Proves The Sophomore Slump Is Real

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

No artist wants to fall into the sophomore slump, but even many of the best artists who have produced some of the best debut albums in history have st...

Nas Explains How Police Misconduct Exposes America's Weakness

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.28.2015 | Black Voices

The reactions following last year’s non-indictments of police Officers Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri and Daniel Pantaleo in Staten Island, Ne...

Inside Madonna's Star-Packed New Album 'Rebel Heart'

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By CARYN GANZ Madonna was in Africa in late November, visiting schools built by her Raising ...

Watch Beastie Boys' Unreleased 'Too Many Rappers' Video Featuring Nas

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

The unreleased video for Beastie Boys' track "Too Many Rappers" surfaced on the Internet Monday afternoon, coming from their 2011 and final album, "Ho...

Brennan Williams

Tech Entrepreneur Wants To Solve Health And Beauty Issues In The Black Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.09.2015 | Black Voices

When it comes to men’s grooming, there's usually a lot of trial and error involved as guys search for the right routine to complement their individu...

Ryan Kristobak

The Iranian-American Rapper You Need To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Back in March, Akon made a passing comparison between Azad Right and Nas. Months later, Champ Sports noted the comparison in a piece that was shared b...

Watch Nas React To Seeing An Ancestor's Bill Of Sale Into Slavery

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Black Voices

During Tuesday's episode of PBS' documentary series "Finding Your Roots," rapper Nas was shown a devastating document from the past: a paper receipt f...

Diddy And Nas Set For Alicia Keys' Annual Black Ball

AP | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Diddy will host Alicia Keys' annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS. The piano-playing singer announced Tues...

Nas to Premiere Time Is Illmatic Film in Detroit on Thursday With Special Screening and Album Performance at The Fillmore

Kelly Frazier | Posted 12.08.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Like most of us passionate about hip-hop as a culture and as a musical art form, Illmatic hit something in all of us no matter the race or economical lines that it crossed.

NAS: Time Is Illmatic

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 12.01.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

NAS is a symbol of hope for so many who come from broken homes, single parent households, those who are caught up in the system or on the edge of madness and insanity.

WATCH: Nas' New Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic'

Posted 10.07.2014 | Black Voices

After receiving critical praises from the likes of Robert De Niro during the opening of this year’s annual Tribeca Film Festival, Nas’ long-awaite...

Everybody Needs a Bit of ShowOff in Their Lives

Azeem Khan | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Many great acts that are legendary in the genre have come from Boston, and one of the names at the top of that list is Statik Selektah.

How The Notorious B.I.G. Turned Fear and Rage Into Genius

Timothy Cooper | Posted 11.12.2014 | Black Voices
Timothy Cooper

"Ready to Die" is a multifaceted masterpiece, but its driving force is Biggie's supplication for America to recognize a young black man wrought with the fear and rage of existing in a life rooted in continuing stagnation.

The 5 Must-See Acts at Boston Calling

Hopper.com | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Hopper.com

Boston Calling, in a world of over-stimulation and excess, is successful - the festival is digestible. It's two and a half days! There's a shaded area! You can leave and come back!

Jason 'J' Carter: Filling the Need for Progressive Music Lovers While Unifying a City

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

Meet Jason Carter. He is the creator of Atlanta's One Musicfest. Jason is responsible for consistently curating experiences in Atlanta for the past 15 years that fuse music, art, major brands and a great time.

Nas Makes History Again!

AP | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welco...

WATCH: Dave Chappelle Reveals His One Rare Experience During Comeback Tour

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

After selling out his recent string of Radio City Music Hall performances, Dave Chappelle is more than pleased with how fans have responded to his fir...

Essence Fest Makes History

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 09.06.2014 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Essence Festival's 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four ...

PHOTOS: 2014 Essence Music Festival

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Uttering his signature, "We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life," Prince opened his set for the 20th ce...