1994

Nas

Stream Nas’ 20th Anniversary ‘Illmatic XX’

Today, Nas is releasing the deluxe reissue of his landmark debut, Illmatic, as a 20th anniversary edition titled Illmatic XX. To celebrate its release, highlights from the LP can be streamed below. The reissue has remastered versions of all the original tracks as well as a second disc of rare remixes, unreleased demos, and freestyles. […]

History Lesson

MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: The Death of Kurt Cobain

On this day in 1994, legendary Rock and Grunge icon, Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, committed suicide in his Seattle, Washington apartment. However, Cobain’s body was not discovered until 8 April when Veca Electric employee, Gary Smith, was at Cobain’s residence to install new security lights. Smith noticed a lifeless body on the floor of the […]

william-beckett

William Beckett covers The Stereo

The Academy Is…’s William Beckett has been posting covers of five of his favorite FBR songs to celebrate Fueled By Ramen’s 15th birthday. This time around, he posted an acoustic cover of The Stereo’s “1994” as his fourth cover. FBR’s 15th birthday shows are scheduled to take place September 7 and September 9 at Terminal […]