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Lost Tapes sits towards the higher end of his back catalog. It arrived in 2002, a year after Nas had Nas & Ill Will Records Presents QB’s Finest) and everything else that falls somewhere in between. It TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Nas’ ‘The Lost Tapes’ Nas Happy 15th Anniversary to Nas’ The Lost Tapes, originally released September 23, 2002. The consensus about Nas’ career trajectory goes something like this: he debuts with the undeniably classic makes being a Nas fan exciting and frustrating, but he does at least always keep us guessing. The
Happy Birthday to NasirNas” Jones, Born September 14, 1973
Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Nas’ musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. with his classic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for years as one of New York City's leading Nas Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Nas’ musical legacy and share your personal memories and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself "Nasty Nas" or "Nas Escobar" or "Nastradamus" or informed Nas' provocative rhymes, which he delivered with both a masterful flow and a wise perspective epicenter of East Coast rap, none more challenging than Jay-Z, who vied with Nas for the vacated Happy Birthday to NasirNas” Jones, Born September 14, 1973
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Nas’ “The World Is Yours” (1994)
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Nas’ “The World Is Yours” (1994) Nas “The World Is Yours” appears on Nas' 1994 debut album ‘Illmatic’ ARTIST: Nas TITLE: “The World Is Yours” ALBUM: Illmatic (1994) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN:
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Nas’ ‘Stillmatic’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Nas’ ‘Stillmatic’ All in all, the album was a chess move that worked in Nas’ favor and it still remains a vital piece within the revered emcee’s vast catalogue. Nas and Nas Escobar. The origin of the Jay Z-Nas feud is cloudy, but after years of tension, and possible brewing battle in the hip-hop world exploded after Queensbridge rapper NasirNas” Jones released the slept with Nas' girlfriend, Carmen Bryan. Shortly thereafter, Jay Z launched a direct diss during . With their previous feud behind them, Nas and Jay Z share the stage at Coachella 2014 But perhaps the Happy 15th Anniversary to Nas’ Stillmatic, originally released December 18, 2001. What's rap beef
WATCH: Nas Performs His Classic Debut Album ‘Illmatic’ with National Symphony Orchestra
Performances,’ the man born Nasir Jones—looking rather sharp in his finest tuxedo—partners with the National Nas WATCH: Nas Performs His Classic Debut Album ‘Illmatic’ with National Symphony Orchestra Most of us are intimately familiar with Nas’ landmark 1994 debut album Illmatic, but we’ve never
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Crosby, Stills & Nash’s “Wooden Ships” (1969)
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Crosby, Stills & Nash’s “Wooden Ships” (1969) Graham Nash Crosby Stills & Nash “Wooden Ships” appears on Crosby, Stills & Nash’s eponymous 1969 debut album ‘Crosby, Stills & Nash ARTIST: Crosby, Stills & Nash TITLE: “Wooden Ships” ALBUM: Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN:
Happy Birthday to Graham Nash, Born February 2, 1942
Graham Nash reflective singer/songwriters of the '70s. Nash entered the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with both groups but into a Crosby, Stills & Nash record. Thanks to a pair of hits -- Nash's "Wasted on the Way" and Stills Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Graham Nash’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy Birthday to Graham Nash, Born February 2, 1942 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Graham Nash’s musical legacy and share your personal Nash played a pivotal part in at least two of the major musical movements of the classic rock era. He Crosby, Stills & Nash, a trio that helped usher in the transition from hippie folk-rock to the
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ (1994)
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ (1994) Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. NAS | Illmatic Columbia (1994 Nas bore an artist that eclipsed even these indisputable legends. Nas’ grim storytelling literally moment the LP commences with DJ Premier’s opening beat on “NY State of Mind” coupled with Nas’ sinister Source’s Large Professor, Pete Rock, and fellow QB native L.E.S. All in his freshman attempt, Nasir Jones
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Nas’ “One Love” Featuring Q-Tip (1994)
“One Love” appears on Nas' 1994 debut album ‘Illmatic’ Nas ARTIST: Nas featuring Q-Tip TITLE: “One Love” ALBUM: Illmatic (1994) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Nas’ “One Love” Featuring Q-Tip (1994)
Happy Birthday to David Crosby, Born August 14, 1941
Crosby Stills & Nash history. As a founding member of the pioneering American groups the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, he Graham Nash; with its exquisitely beautiful three-part harmonies, strong individual songwriting contributions, and graceful folk-rock sound, Crosby, Stills & Nash's 1969 debut LP proved a pop landmark Crosby Stills Nash & Young four-piece, and in August of 1969 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY) made just their second live , he and Nash issued the first of several duo efforts, and he also took part in a short-lived Byrds
PLAYLIST: Discover New Music with Albumism’s ‘Songs in the Key of August’ Spotify Mix
Enjoy 25 new tracks from De La Soul feat. Usher, Lisa Hannigan, Green Day, Craig David, Dinosaur Jr., Nas feat. Erykah Badu, Norah Jones + many more. | Amazon | iTunes [19] Nas featuring Erykah Badu – "This Bitter Land” From The Land (Music From the
ALBUM REVIEW: Elliot Root ‘Conjure’ a Sound That Satisfies on Stellar Debut Effort
vocalist and songwriter from burgeoning Nashville alt-rockers Elliot Root. Although the band has been Although the Nashville band has been creating music for the last six years, their first full-length studio LP has just now surfaced.
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Main Source’s Debut Album ‘Breaking Atoms’
references to his artistic kinship with Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth and the aforementioned Nas, “Just Hangin (featuring stellar production by Large Professor, mind you), Nas unleashed audaciously imaginative of Nas’ first appearance on wax, the album’s primary claim to fame is the revelatory introduction of existence in rap music,” Nas confided to Rolling Stone in 2014. “So I approached it that way and I felt Nasir Jones, who at the time embraced the stage moniker Nasty Nas. With a verbal acuity and captivating
ALBUMISM SELECTS: The 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums Ever Made
first fully-formed introductions to nascent artists or former group members who have decided to fly
Happy Birthday to Stephen Stills, born January 3, 1945
harmony supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash; released in 1969, their self-titled debut was hugely with ex-Byrd David Crosby and former Hollies member Graham Nash led to the formation of the vocal LP Long May You Run. In 1977, Stills reunited with Crosby and Nash for CSN, which sold over four . Later that year, Neil Young joined the loose-knit group, and in 1970, as Crosby, Stills, Nash for his work in Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash, two of pop music's most successful and
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Steely Dan’s ‘Can’t Buy a Thrill’ (1972)
, while more "commercial," lacks the smokey, ne'er-do-well quality of Fagen's nasally croak. Right
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succession. Seventeen months later, after a string of 1971 recording sessions in Nashville, London In the wake of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s whirlwind ascendance, propelled by the success of , months before Stephen Stills, David Crosby and Graham Nash delivered their respective debut albums in
Remembering June Carter Cash Today on What Would Have Been Her 88th Birthday (Born 6/23/29)
, Carter married Carl Smith, with whom she performed at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, and their daughter while living in Nashville, she met and briefly married local police officer Rip Nix with whom she
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of AZ’s ‘Aziatic’
to “Life’s a Bitch” from Nas’ 1994 masterpiece Illmatic. There are certain moments that have merely a frequent collaborator with Nas, AZ also appeared to keep a hot 16 at his disposal whenever later Wu-Tang Clan’s “Protect Ya Neck.” The anticipation and satisfaction of Nas’ debut LP is rhyme partner Nas and Brooklyn borough-mate Jay-Z, AZ not surprisingly opted to remain neutral and Firm affiliate Nasir Jones, picking up where the duo left off on “The Flyest” from Nas’ Stillmatic
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Daryl Hall & John Oates’ ‘Whole Oats’ (1972)
studio album from the then-nascent duo. Production was handled by the late great Arif Mardin, but the duo
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