Nas

Mixtape Monday: Guilty Simpson x Gensu Dean, Eddie Kaine, Body Bag Ben x J Scienide, Bub Styles x Chubs + More

Guilty Simpson x Gensu Dean, Eddie Kaine, Body Bag Ben x J Scienide, Bub Styles x Chubs, and more this… Read More

October 11, 2021

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Nas, D Smoke, Syd & More

The best videos of the week include selections from Nas, Kehlani, D Smoke, Syd, Baby Keem and more.  This week… Read More

September 17, 2021

Nas Reveals He Caught COVID-19: “It Was Mentally And Physically Hard”

Nas shared that he tested positive for COVID-19 in October last year. In a recent cover story for Ebony, Nas… Read More

September 16, 2021

Revisiting Dipset’s Complicated & Provocative Relationship with 9/11

The 9/11 terrorist attacks were a unifying moment for the US. Hip-hop had a more complicated relationship: part patriotic, part… Read More

September 10, 2021

The Selling of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

It takes a dream team of creatives to put together an album like The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. This is… Read More

August 25, 2021

From Yasiin Bey To Outkast: 10 Rap Songs That Sampled Aretha Franklin

In honor of the "Queen of Soul," we've selected 10 rap songs that sample Aretha Franklin's music. Aretha Franklin, the… Read More

August 16, 2021

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Nas, doechii, KenTheMan & More

The best videos of the week include selections from Nas, doechii, The Weeknd, and more.  This week we’re back serving… Read More

August 6, 2021

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Boldy James, LION BABE, Nas, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

August 6, 2021

16 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Neo-Soul Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of August 6)

This week for our New Music Friday albums we've handpicked selects from a hodgepodge of artists including Nas, Tinashe, Young… Read More

August 6, 2021

Ms. Lauryn Hill Might Have Had the Verse of the Year on Nas’ ‘King’s Disease II’

Nas has dropped his new album, King's Disease II. The highlight of the album is a verse from Ms. Lauryn… Read More

August 6, 2021

The 10 Best Aaliyah Songs That Weren’t Radio Hits

OKAYPLAYER HAS JUST LAUNCHED A NEW AALIYAH COLLECTION. PURCHASE EXCLUSIVE AALIYAH SHIRTS AND SWEATERS AT THE OKAYPLAYER SHOP  To celebrate… Read More

August 5, 2021

Nas Announces Release Date Of New Album ‘King’s Disease II’

The Grammy-winning album King's Disease is receiving a sequel, today Nas shared the upcoming release date for King's Disease II.… Read More

July 29, 2021

Listen to Nas Diss Tupac on Rare, Unearthed Track From the ’90s

A lost Nas gem was recently uploaded to YouTube. Last month, a YouTube page titled Unreleased Nas posted a really… Read More

July 22, 2021

Scarface Details His Peacekeeping Efforts During Nas and JAY-Z’s Feud

Scarface recalls getting JAY-Z and Nas to appear on the same album at the height of their very public beef.… Read More

July 20, 2021

12 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of July 2)

This week’s list of new albums include a new albums from G Herbo, Peezy, singer Laura Mvula, and more. The… Read More

July 2, 2021

An Almost 30-Year-Old Nas Freestyle Has Finally Been Turned Into A Complete Song

Nas has finally released the completed version of his song "Life Is Like A Dice Game." In 1993, Nas released… Read More

July 1, 2021