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Nas’ Daughter Pays Tribute To ‘Illmatic’ With New Lip Gloss Line

During the 20-year anniversary of her father’s classic Illmatic opus, Nas’ daughter Destiny Jones has launched a lip gloss line with a similar name. Aptly…


New Trailer: Nas ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary

Continuing the 20th anniversary commemoration of Nas’ Illmatic debut, the rapper’s Time Is Illmatic documentary is set to hit theaters this fall. After…


Rewind: Nas Honored At The 2nd Annual VIBE Impact Awards

"It was like 'This is where I'm from, this is the struggle. And I might not make it out, but here's my album.


10 Cinematic Connections On Nas’ ‘Illmatic’

When Nas released Illmatic 20 years ago, it was like a bomb exploded and the hip-hop world would never be the same. In just 39…


Review: Nas Celebrates His Status At Coachella

Nasir the national treasure. No, let's not shortchange the poetic genius, Nasir the worldwide revered.


Watch: Nas Brings Out Jay Z At Coachella 2014

Nas continued the celebration of the 20th anniversary of his debut Illmatic last night (Apr. 12) at Day 2 of the 2014 Coachella…


Watch: Nas Performs ‘The World Is Yours’ At D.C.’s JFK Center

Nas continues to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his classic Illmatic album, this time taking to the stage at the John F. Kennedy…


Nas to Celebrate ‘Illmatic’ 20th Anniversary by Performing Entire Album With DJ Premier

Our VIBE Impact honoree, Nas, will be celebrating 20 years since his debut album Illmatic this spring, and the rapper is gearing up to commemorate…