Nas, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolBoy Q & More Speak On The Influence & Impact Of "Illmatic" 20 Years Later



"I'll always be a fan and a student of his work." - Kendrick Lamar on Nas

Good one Google Play.

Check out our special feature with Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and more as they reflect on the twentieth anniversary of "Illmatic."

Watch this clip: "Illmatic" struggled to sell gold. Struggled... Think about that while you consider what has gone platinum since. Just saying. Wow...

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My Acoustic Piano rendition to "Part II (On The Run)" by Jay-Z ft Beyonce.. Hope u enjoy

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Raekwon invites Fans Into His 'Living Room' with the help of Aretha Franklin & Dionne Warwick

One of Wu-Tang Clan's most lyrical marksmen, Raekwon, invites fans into his 'Living Room' to listen to this new freestyle joint he dropped via his twitter page. The flyness starts out with the help of Aretha Franklin's sampled voice on 'Soul Serenade' & then further smooths out with Dionne Warwick's sampled voice f ...READ MORE


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i Am Indie Hip Hop Wednesdays: Lyrical Preacher

We're back like daylight savings time, so let's spring forward with our second installment of "i Am Indie Hip Hop Wednesdays"!

This week we present an artist whose skills are three fold as an emcee, singer and producer. If you're in Atlanta, and frequent the open mic's, then you may have already seen him around.

Do you know who I'm talking about? If not, let me give you hint. He approaches the stage donned with an Asian coolie looking like Raiden from Mortal Kombat, and by the time he's done, he proves to be just as electrifying! He is none other than Lyrical Preacher!

We are ecstatic to highlight his first project in 9 years entitled Life Music Volume 1. This project is the quintessential feel good album! With flawless deliveries over crisp upbeat production, he speaks about the realities of life and grinding towards your dreams!

I personally feel a boost of faith and hope after hearing songs like "Pay Your Dues" and "Feeling the Good Life." Aside from the meaning ...READ MORE


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Tix on Sale: J. Keys Performing Live at Mercury Lounge

Sunday April 13th
J. Keys Performing Live
Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston, New York, NY 10002
Doors at 5:30pm

$10 in Advance / $12 on the day of
http://www.mercuryloungenyc.com

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Events: "Producer's Polychromatic TruSkool" Tomorrow 4.10

Some of ATL's finest producers will be on display tomorrow night. When visual arts meets Hip Hop it equals, "Producer's Polychromatic TruSkool'- The Ultimate Photographic Voyage Through the Producer's Hiphop Expressionism

As a photographic account on Hip Hop Expression, this exhibit displays a keenly concocted photo- documentation, featuring 7 of Hiphop- Atlanta's favorite groundbreaking sound- engineers: Amond Jackson, Illastrate, Yamin Semali (Clan Destined), DT (Left Field Experiment, Clan Destined), King I Divine, Rock Most (MSEIZE) and Floyd The Locsmif.

Admission is free, there will also be treats and music provided by some of ATL's finest: DJ Rock Most, Yamin Semali and Floyd The Locsmif. The event kicks off at 7pm @ Department Store 467 Edgewood Ave.

Founder and creator Rim G says: "My ambition with this exhibit is to reach into the audience, and bring about an insight to the engineers' personalities in the studio and out of session. Sound to me ...READ MORE


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The MICHAEL JORDAN Pic Collection, Vol. 1

    
Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

Our inaugural collection of Michael Jordan! Enjoy a few choice pics of His Airness from over the years!

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

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