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Nas Talks 'Ghostbusters'-Inspired Lines And Sartorial Heroes

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.23.2016 | Black Voices

At Friday night's Italia Independent x Ghostbusters event in New York City (May 20), drinks with names like "Who You Gonna Call?" flowed as people wai...

Historic Photos Of KRS-One, Nas, Queen Latifah & More To Be Featured At The Smithsonian

VIBE | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.14.2016 | Black Voices

The Smithsonian Museum is quickly becoming an extravagant home for historic treasures in hip-hop history. Later this year, J Dilla’s production equi...

Nas' HSTRY Clothing Teams Up With The Ghostbusters Squad

Hypebeast | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.31.2016 | Black Voices

Nas-owned HSTRY Clothing has teamed up with the Ghostbusters franchise for a special collaboration....

Nas’ New Investment Shows He Thinks America Is Ready To Eat Crickets

BET | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.09.2016 | Black Voices

While crickets may not be the first thing flying off of the shelves at Whole Foods stores across America right now, those quick to write off eating th...

The Phil Jackson of Hip Hop: Wayno

Azeem Khan | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Management is one of the most important jobs in the music industry. It is also one of the most overlooked. When a manager is doing their job then the talent and outside world do not notice.

Meet 90's East Coast Hip Hop Inspired Designer Jonathan Goldberg

Brad Hobbs | Posted 01.26.2016 | Style
Brad Hobbs

Jonathan Goldberg is a fashion designer inspired by the 90's hip hop culture. Being from the Tri State area, the culture of NYC and its Hip Hop hist...

Nas Partners With Bevel For Company's Newest Trimmer

VIBE | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices
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Calling all fellas: Bevel, the revolutionary shaving system designed specifically for men of color, is introducing a product recently added to their f...

Radio That Changed Lives: A Film About How NYC's Infamous Duo Stretch and Bobbito Shaped Hip Hop

Shannon McDeez | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
Shannon McDeez

Last week inside Harlem's Maysles Cinema, I had front row seats to a peek inside New York's legendary 89TEC9, a radio show that defined an important era of Hip Hop and launched the careers of some of the most notorious artists of all time:

Usher's New Video Confronts Racial Injustice Like You've Never Seen

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.19.2015 | Black Voices

On Friday, Usher exclusively released his new song, "Chains" through the streaming service, TIDAL, and the video for it is a must-see. The empowering...

67 Times Rappers Name Dropped 'Donald Trump'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Black Voices

Rappers love Donald Trump. Despite his many controversial stances in his presidential campaign platform, his name is synonymous with extreme wealth i...

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

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.10.2016 | 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 06.18.2016 | 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 06.15.2016 | 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 06.11.2016 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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.