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Summerfest Unveils Monstrous 2015 Lineup

Summerfest, a.k.a. America’s largest music festival, is set to return to Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park this coming summer, and earlier today, “The Big Gig” unveiled a monster lineup that features over 90 diverse headlining acts. Though more artists will likely be added to the bill, presently it seems that Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Zac […]

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Nas Debuts New Single At Run The Jewels Release Party

October 29 marked the release of Run The Jewels‘ critically acclaimed sophomore record, Run The Jewels 2. The release party, held in Brooklyn at Nitehawk Cinemas, featured a screening of The Warriors as well as a Q&A with Killer Mike and El-P who make up Run The Jewels. At some point during the festitivites, Nas, […]

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Nas Announces ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary & Tour Dates

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of his debut record, Illmatic, multi-platinum artist, Nas, has announced via Twitter that his documentary, Time Is Illmatic, will be coming to forty theaters all over the country on October 2, with a premiere screening in New York City and Los Angeles on October 1. This one-night screening will […]

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Nas Drops Video For ‘Illmatic’s “Represent” After Two Decades

Yes, you read that headline right. There are few people who can drop a new music video for a song that is 20 years old, and Nas is certainly one of them. Of course not every hip-hop artist can stay relevant, respected, and nostalgic all at the same time. But most rappers haven’t put out […]

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Wiz Khalifa Shares New “We Dem Boyz” Remix Featuring Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q, & Nas

Few artists can milk a single the way Wiz Khalifa has with “We Dem Boyz,” but every couple of weeks he gives us yet another reason to care about the first track off Blacc Hollywood. The latest take on “We Dem Boyz” abandons the original remix verses and beat altogether to create something wholly new […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces 2014 Lineup

For a smaller festival, Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest annually boasts one of the States’ strongest and most diverse lineups. I had an absolute blast when I attended the festival last year, and those planning to attend this year should expect a similar experience as the festival just announced its expectedly awesome 2014 lineup. Headlining […]

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Street Art Depicting Kanye West As Jesus Christ Being Crucified Is Guaranteed To Infuriate Conservatives

There are few quicker ways to piss off conservative members of our society than by making a mockery of their religion, especially on Easter weekend. Add Yeezus to the mix and nonsense like this begins to occur. Yesterday (Good Friday), a new piece of street art appeared in Los Angeles depicting rapper Kanye West as […]

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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. […]

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Unreleased Nas Song “I’m a Villain” Surfaces

In just a few weeks, Queens rapper Nas‘ monumental debut album, Illmatic, will turn 20. To celebrate, a special double reissue titled Illmatic XX will be released and Nas will tour in support of the record. One of the discs features rare remixes, unreleased demos, and freestyles, one of which surfaced today. The song, titled “I’m a Villain,” […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/2-2/8

It was a banner week for pop punk vinyl, and we’ve got all the details here at Weekly Wax. There were new editions of some classics, with a reissue campaign underway for The Ataris in conjunction with their upcoming So Long, Astoria tour, another entry in Adeline Records‘ series of Green Day repressings, and new […]

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Nas To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of ‘Illmatic’ & Perform Entire Album On Upcoming Tour

That’s right, Nas has announced that his explosive debut album, Illmatic, will be hitting shelves once again for its 20th anniversary. The reissue, which has been titled Illmatic XX, will not only contain a fully remastered version of the original album, it will also contain a bonus disc with demos, freestyles and remixes. Illmatic XX […]

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Big Sean Streams “First Chain” Featuring Nas and Kid Cudi

With just over a week to go before his new album hits stores, Detroit native Big Sean has blessed the internet with another taste of new material by releasing a chill jam entitled, “First Chain.” Featuring the all-star pairing of Nas and Kid Cudi, the latest Hall Of Fame track to surface online ahead of […]