“I’ve been asked to pick one of these but I just can’t, so I’m giving you my top three. “
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Riot Fest’s Chicago and Denver lineups feature Misfits, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Nas, Deftones and plenty more.
The VCA feels like the perfect fit for Sugar Mountain. Walking in accompanied by the psychedelic sounds of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard — they even get the flute out at one point! — a maze of classrooms, galleries and stages reveal themselves in a way that encourages discovery. Sugar Mountain isn’t just settling
A previously unreleased music video for the Beastie Boys‘ collaboration with Nas, Too Many Rappers, has surfaced online. The video for 2011’s Hot Sauce Committee Part Two track, was directed by Roman Coppola but was never officially released. As pointed out by Pitchfork, the video surfaced on the website of film editor Neal Usatin who
Melbourne-based festival, Sugar Mountain, took a break in 2014, but it’s returned this year, rejuvenated and armed with its best lineup yet. Sugar Mountain has previously hosted the likes of The Dirty Projectors, Action Bronson, Deerhoof and Shabazz Palaces, but 2015 sees it welcome its most diverse, jam-packed bill. Headlined by Nas, performing his iconic
Due to continued demand, seminal New York MC Nas has added an Adelaide show to his forthcoming Illmatic Australian tour, as well as a second Sydney show at the city’s Enmore Theatre. The tour sees the MC return to Australia to headline Sugar Mountain Festival in January, with his only Melbourne sideshow at the Forum
Nas has added a Melbourne date to his forthcoming Australian tour, after his Sydney performance completely sold out. The New York MC will now bring his Illmatic tour to Melburnian fans, allowing them to enjoy what’s largely believed to be one of rap’s most celebrated albums. Nas will perform his 1994 full-length release Illmatic in
Groundbreaking MC Nas will tour Australia shortly as the headlining act of the upcoming Sugar Mountain Festival where he will perform his magnum opus, Illmatic, in its entirety. Now, Nas will give fans across other Australian cities the same opportunity to experience the classic album live. Nas will kick off his Australian Illmatic tour at
Performing ‘Illmatic’ in full!
Rapper Schoolboy Q was reportedly inside of the vehicle involved in a shooting that injured three people outside of a concert on Thursday night. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the Red Rocks Ampitheatre in Colorado where Schoolboy, Nas, and Flying Lotus had just performed. As Billboard reports, while the rapper was originally
Aussie hip hop crew Bliss N Eso have unveiled their action-packed video for single I Am Somebody, featuring a guest appearance from none other than New York hip hop giant Nas. The track itself, lifted from BNE’s fifth studio album Circus In The Sky, also features an appearance from the Illmatic icon and — as
A rumour which has plagued American songwriter, rapper and actor Nas (Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) for over a decade — that he secretly wrote Will Smith‘s 1998 hit Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It — has been debunked by the man himself in a recent AMA. In today’s Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Nas,
The stars were out in force as Coachella kicked off in Indio, California over the weekend. Around 184 acts are set to take to multiple stages over the festival’s two weekends, but it was the slew of surprise, guest appearances that has set the Californian desert abuzz with excitement, in anticipation, no doubt, of what’s
When the Sugar Hill Gang‘s bouncy, light-hearted, almost saccharine 1979 single Rapper’s Delight, widely regarded as the song that helped popularise rap and hip-hop in the mainstream, was released, few could predict what the art form would turn into. But just how much dirtier is rap today? The folks at Best Tickets decided to have
Aussie hip hop lynchpins Bliss N Eso have revealed the tracklisting and cover art for their highly anticipated fifth studio album, Circus In The Sky. If the list of collaborators is anything to go by, this record is going to be a corker. Hip hop icon Nas is easily the biggest name to feature, with
The cats behind Movement Festival have announced plans to hook up one lucky person something vicious. Still with some time to get your affairs in order before the show is unleashed, you can now get your grubby mitts on a double pass and a bounty of other sweet loot. Also within the swag of goods
MTV has released their annual list of the Hottest MCs In The Game, with Kendrick Lamar taking out the winner’s position for 2012. On the strength of being deemed a “voice of his generation”, Lamar took out pole position in MTV’s list, which sees the formerly music-oriented channel select the top 10 rappers from the
A new hip hop festival named ‘Movement’ has just been announced, to be curated by New York rapper Nas, and launching in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth this April, featuring a lineup of international and Australian talent.