Click Track: Nas

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Singles file: Drake f. Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse and Nas

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Drake, Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse, Nas, Saba, The Band Perry

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Nas to write autobiography; University of Houston acquires DJ Screw’s record collection; Huntsman keeps courting alt-rock vote

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Nas, DJ Screw, Nirvana

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/01/2010

Singles file: The Swell Season, Band of Horses, Passporte Royale

The Swell Season cover a disco classic. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... This Week: Super Special All-Covers Edition! The Swell Season: "Young Hearts Run Free" (Candi Staton cover) As part of the...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Band of Horses, Nas, Passport Royale, Som Sistema, The Swell Season

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Album review: Nas and Damien Marley, "Distant Relatives"

By Jesse Serwer There's no precedent for Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's "Distant Relatives." As much as their respective genres have exchanged with one another over the years, a major rapper and a major reggae artist have never...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Damian Marley, Nas

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 04/30/2010

Lists: Young Jeezy as Malcolm X -- and four other rappers who have posed as historical figures

By Sarah Godfrey Young Jeezy recently leaked the art for his forthcoming mix tape "Trap or Die, Pt. II: By Any Means Necessary," and the cover finds the rapper striking a Malcolm X-ish pose. Some thought it was genius....

By Sarah Godfrey  |  02:40 PM ET, 04/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Mac Dre, Nas, Raekwon, Remy Ma, Young Jeezy

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2010

Lists: The five best songs about U.S. presidents

Young Jeezy: His Lambo's blue. In honor of the Presidents Day holiday, we’ve compiled an incredibly subjective list of the best songs written about the U.S. presidency. We’ve tried to limit ourselves to modern era songs about the presidents themselves,...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Marvin Gaye, Nas, Neil Young, R.E.M., They Might Be Giants, Young Jeezy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/26/2010

Singles file: Nas and Damian Marley, Madonna and Justin Timberlake

Early leaks portend great things for the upcoming collaboration between Nas and Damian Marley. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Nas and Damian Marley: "As We Enter" Another bang-up leak from their long-awaited,...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Damian Marley, Dawn Landes, Justin Timberlake, Justin Townes Earle, Madonna, Nas, Purple Monkey Sircus, the Delta Mirror