iOS app Android app

Nas

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

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 08.11.2014 | 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 07.21.2014 | 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...

PHOTOS: Dave Chappelle & Nas Perform At Radio City Music Hall

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

It appears Dave Chappelle fans can finally erase the comedian’s highly-publicized underwhelming performance during last year’s Oddball Comedy & Cu...

Police Search For Gunman After Colorado Concert Shooting

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.19.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A gunman with a rifle fired on an SUV carrying rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater near D...

11 Songs You Won't Believe Are Samples Of James Brown's Music

Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s innovative style, stage presence, and artistry have penetrated through pop culture and influenced legions of fans through the years. ...

WATCH: 'The Rules Of Racism' Film Trailer You Need To See

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.16.2014 | Black Voices

One summer documentary is tackling the topic of American racism head on. "Hidden Colors" -- a documentary series about the cultural history of Afr...

These Song Lyrics Prove Just How Inspirational A Mother's Love Can Be

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

There are lots of things that can inspire heartfelt lyrics on a great song, like love or heartbreak, failure or success. But over the years, entertain...

Illmatic: 20 Years Later

Rap Genius | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

To commemorate the 20 year anniversary of Illmatic, I've tried to capture a few lines of what makes each of the 10 tracks so phenomenal.

Rap, Nas, and Medellin

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
Adriana Aristizábal

The story of the famous rapper Nas is a similar story and inspiration to thousands of musicians that are rapping today in the streets of Colombia. These young people dream of playing for fame and to emulate one of the largest revolutionary music idols of this century.

Coachella: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Lindsey Best

Coachella goers always have a vast variety of musical experiences to fill their weekend with. Here's a look at some of these performances up close and personal.

36 Stoner-Approved Songs For Your 4/20 Smoke Sessions

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

There's nothing more important than having the perfect playlist prepared for your 4/20 smoke sessions. While just about every song sounds awesome when...

Brennan Williams

Why Filmmakers Chose Nas' 'Illmatic' Over Other Classic Albums

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

At age 17, Nasir "Nas" Jones stepped onto the rap scene by declaring he "went to hell for snuffing Jesus" on Main Source’s 1991 posse track "Live at...

Throwback To The Grill Again: Nas' Great Verse For MC Serch

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

"Time Is Illmatic," a new documentary focused on the making Nasir "Nas" Jones' seminal 1994 album, "Illmatic," kicked off the 2014 Tribeca Film Festiv...

Apparently Robert De Niro Has Been Playing Nas All These Years

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat. Tribeca opened We...

Nas On The Songs He Never Got To Make With Amy Winehouse

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Nas had plans to collaborate with Amy Winehouse before she passed away in 2011, the hip-hop legend told HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill on Tuesday in...

Nas Comments On His Battle With Jay Z

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

Nas brought Jay Z out on stage at Coachella last weekend, but 10 years ago both men were engaged in one of hip-hop's most famous rap battles. "It w...

Coachella Weekend 1 Superlatives

Nile Cappello | Posted 06.15.2014 | Entertainment
Nile Cappello

Best moment: Arcade Fire's post-closing parade. In typical Arcade Fire fashion and more reminiscent of a Vietnam protest than a Coachella headliner, they refused to let the midnight sound cutoff cramp their style.

WATCH LIVE: Hip-Hop Legend Nas Joins HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Legendary hip-hop artist Nas joins HuffPost Live to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut album, "Illmatic." He reflects on his illustrious care...

Christopher Rosen

The 29 Must-See Movies At This Year's Tribeca Film Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

From April 16 through April 27, some of Hollywood's biggest stars will make their way to New York for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. This year's line...

Beyonce Broke It Down With Solange During The Younger Knowles' Coachella Set

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

The glare of the sun wasn't the only reason Coachella revelers had to keep their sunglasses on this weekend. The stars were out, too. The Empire P...

Time Is Still 'Illmatic'

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.11.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

A high school dropout that grew up in the Queensbridge projects, Nas preached to the world what the reality was like in his universe. Now, 20 years later, Illmatic is regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time.

WD My Cloud NAS on Ubuntu

Dulio Denis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Huffpost Code
Dulio Denis

I decided that 2014 for me was going to be the year of the Network Attached Storage (NAS). Last year was the year that I finally abandoned my desktops...