Tag Archives: Nas

New Joint – Public Enemy / Nas / Rapsody / Black Thought / Jahi / YG

Public Enemy ft. Nas, Rapsody, Black Thought, Jahi & YG – “Fight The Power – 2020 BET Awards Tribute” (@PublicEnemyFTP / 2020)

Powerful update of PE’s 1989 classic which opened up last night’s 2020 BET Awards with some hard-hitting social commentary.

 

New Joint – YNX716

YNX716 – “97 Nas” (@YNX716 / 2019)

The Buffalo emcee attempts to get into the mindstate of a late-90s Nas whilst paying homage to the Queensbridge icon on this Level 13-produced track.

New Joint – Nas

Nas – “War Against Love” (@Nas / 2019)

Taken from “The Lost Tapes II”.

New Joint – Nas

Nas – “No Bad Energy” (@Nas / 2019)

The Queensbridge legend reflects on his place in the rap game throughout this Swizz Beatz / araabMUZIK-produced standout from “The Lost Tapes 2”.

New Joint – Nas

Nas – “Everything” (@Nas / 2019)

Powerful rhymes and visuals from the NY legend’s “NASIR” project.

New Joint – Nas

Nas – “Cops Shot The Kid” (@Nas / 2019)

Taken from the QB legend’s Kanye West-produced project “NASIR”.

New Joint – Swizz Beatz / Nas

Swizz Beatz ft. Nas – “Echo” (@TheRealSwizz / 2018)

Mr. Jones at his vividly descriptive best over mellow cool-out production from the Swizz album “Poison”.

Nas – The Steel Town Remixes Album Stream – Steel Town Sounds Crew

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Pittsburgh producers Benny Blue, Chuck Mak & Noetik 5000 put their own sonic spin on various moments from the career of Queensbridge’s favourite son.

New Joint – DJ Shadow / Nas

DJ Shadow ft. Nas – “Systematic” (@DJShadow / @Nas / 2017)

Taken from the forthcoming “Silicon Valley” soundtrack.

New Joint – J Dilla / Nas

J Dilla ft. Nas – “The Sickness” (@MassAppealRecs / 2016)

Madlib-produced bonus track from the Detroit legend’s recently-released album “The Diary”.

$inmatic EP Stream – $in

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West Coast producer $in acknowledges the release of Nas’ classic debut “Illmatic” on this date in 1994 with a handful of well-executed remixes.

Queens Represent… – Nas / Large Professor

Footage of Queensbridge icon Nas taking it back to the early-90s with a Main Source classic at this year’s SXSW.

New Joint – DuckAlert Beats / Nas

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Nas – “Made You Look – DuckAlert UFO Mix” (@DuckAlertUK / 2015)

UK producer DuckAlert Beats flips the classic ESG break for this effective reworking of a Nasir Jones favourite.

Remixes EP Stream – DJ Drinks

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UK music man DJ Drinks showcases his flawless production as he reinterprets music from Nas, Pete Rock, Das EFX and label-mate Kista on this dope Soundweight Records EP.

New Joint – Hus Kingpin / Rozewood

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Hus Kingpin ft. Rozewood – “I Gave You One” (@HusKingpin / 2015)

The Strong Island lyricist beat-jacks the DJ Premier-produced mid-90s Nas favourite “I Gave You Power”.

Jazzmatic 2 Album Stream – Funky DL / Nas

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Multi-talented London producer Funky DL drops a second concept-driven collection of Nas remixes, featuring inspired reinterpretations of Queensbridge favourites such as “2nd Childhood”, “Nas Is Like” and “One Mic”.

New Joint – Large Professor / G-Wiz

Large Professor ft. G-Wiz – “In The Scrolls” (@PLargePro / 2014)

With today being the 41st birthday of a certain Nasir Jones, Extra P drops a tribute to the Queensbridge icon’s classic “Illmatic” album in the form of this lead single from his own forthcoming project “RE: Living Legend”.

1994 Mix Stream – DJ Cutler

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DJ Cutler of Buffalo, NY’s Pseudo Intellectuals takes a trip down memory lane to explore the breaks and samples behind music released during 1994 from the likes of Nas, Kurious, Odd Squad and many more.

New Joint – Your Old Droog / Rast RFC

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Your Old Droog ft. Rast RFC – “No Message” (@YourOldDroog / 2014)

Whilst the debate rages on around whether this is actually Nas or not, the mysterious Droog drops dense Empire State wordplay over tense instrumentation from the UK’s P Brothers.

The Remix Report – 1994 Hip-Hop Remix Compilation Mix Stream – DJ BenHaMeen

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The Combat Jack Show’s turntable technician returns with another quality mix, this time taking a walk down memory lane to 1994, a year which gave us classic music from Biggie Smalls, Organized Konfusion, Nas, OC, Outkast and many, many more.

Pulling together a lengthy list of 94’s greatest remixes, BenHaMeen effortlessly blends together timeless favourites from the likes of Craig Mack, Common, The Beatnuts etc.