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Nas Is My Favorite Rapper, But I Still Haven’t Been Able to Bring Myself to Listen To ‘Nasir’

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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH ROGERS/THE DAILY BEAST By Britni Danielle His raspy voice first boomed through my headphones on the Wake Up Show anthem back in 1994, changing my life forever. I remember sitting up in bed when he began spitting his intricate rhymes, wondering who the hell he was and how I could hear more. At the time, I…

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Hip Hop Is Having Its Own #MeToo Moment…But Our Change Might Come Slower

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Kelis By Veronica Wells For years, I’ve wondered what went wrong with Nas and Kelis. There just seemed to be more to the story. After yesterday, when her interview with Hollywood Unlocked was released, I realized I felt that way because we’d never heard Kelis’ side of it. The singer-turned-chef dropped a bombshell yesterday when she detailed the mental and…

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Nas Calls Trump A Racist In Open Letter

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In an open letter on Mass Appeal, rapper turned mogul, Nas pens an open letter in which he calls Donald Trump a racist. Nas, a co-founder of Mass Appeal Records among many other things, speaks on the power and influence of politics, and the importance of making an impact through everyday work. Continue Reading Read an excerpt of the open…

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