By K.B. Tindal Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Queensbridge's finest, Nas, is widely accepted as one of hip hop's legends and one of the more notable acts of the past two decades. It's been twenty years since Nas released his classic debut album, Illmatic, and he's going stronger than ever. Music has opened
By K.B. Tindal Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Time is flying by at a rapid pace and now Nas is gearing up for the twentieth anniversary of Illmatic, his debut album. In celebration of this, Nas is preparing a twentieth anniversary celebration. The next project from Nas is Illmatic XX, which is due on
By Fio Borrelli Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Once Nas released Life is Good, almost everyone agreed he put together what is considered to be the album of the year. Saying he was on a creative high, Nas said he would continue recording music and drop a new album in 2013. With two
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Finally releasing his Student of the Game album, N.O.R.E. is back in the headlines and he has made the most of it. While he made his fans wait the long haul for this album, he promises to swiftly return with his next project.
By DJ YRS Jerzy Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Last week and even this week, there is still a lot of focus on The Notorious B.I.G. Rest in peace to the legend, but there were many more legends created in the mid-1990s. Wu-Tang Clan took over the streets, while Bad Boy Records
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer From the very beginning, Nas set the bar very high, starting with Illmatic, his debut album. Every album released since then has been compared to his 1994 debut, which gained him comparisons to Rakim. Even during his feud with Jay-Z, Nas found himself
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Modern hip hop critics point to Nas 1994 debut Illmatic as the ultimate classic album. Earlier this month, Kendrick Lamar received numerous comparisons to Nas. At the close of last month, Kendrick Lamar released good kid, m.A.A.d. city, his debut album. Most said this
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Inspired by 50 Cent, in many ways, minus the entanglements with other known names, Kendrick Lamar is the West Coast version of the G-Unit leader. Ironically, one of his endorsers is Game, another Dr. Dre product. Releasing numerous mixtapes over the past