Nas To Perform Songs From ‘Illmatic’ With Live Orchestra In Las Vegas

Titled “Nas With the Las Vegas Philharmonic,” the series of shows will take place Aug. 29, Aug. 31- Sept. 1.

This Week In Good Black News: Angela Bassett To Give Commencement Address at Spelman, Zendaya Named Co-Chair of 2024 Met Gala, and Caleb Williams Selected No.1 By Chicago Bears In NFL Draft

Plus, Nas and DJ Premier to release collaborative album, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander named Creative Director of Converse Basketball.

Nas Releases 30th Anniversary 'Illmatic' Merch

The 'Oochie Wally' rapper is also taking his 'Illmatic' 30th-anniversary celebration on tour.

BET Talks Reflects on 30 Years of Nas' Illmatic: A Hip-Hop Masterpiece

Join trailblazing filmmaker Ralph McDaniels as he explores the enduring impact and cultural legacy of Nas' groundbreaking debut album, featuring insights from industry icons and a deep dive into the making of one of rap's most revered works.

New Music Friday: Let Nas, Lucky Daye & Joy Oladokun’s Fresh Tunes Warm You Up

The latest music releases are ready-made for your playlists.

Illmatic at 30: The Enduring Legacy of Nas' Hip-Hop Masterpiece

AZ and L.E.S. explore the transformative impact of Nas' seminal album and its everlasting influence on the rap landscape.

Rewind '99: A 25th Anniversary Retrospective of Nas' 'I Am'

Despite a massive MP3 leak of his album in '99, Nas stood tall, reaffirming his status as one of today's greatest MCs.

Hit-Boy’s Son Records His First Song

The acclaimed producer’s child is following his father’s footsteps in the industry.

Nas Teams Up With 'Power' EP To Develop A TV Series About The First-Ever Black International Grandmaster In Chess

The hip-hop legend is showing us that stories like these matter.

Notorious B.I.G. 'Would Be' JAY-Z If He Were Still Alive, Says Stephen A. Smith

The host of ESPN's “First Take” gave his thoughts on where Biggie Smalls would be in the rap game if he had lived.