Kanye West Is Working On New Music For A Movie Soundtrack

Nas, Erykah Badu and Pusha T will also contribute.

Carl Williott | May 6, 2016 - 2:43 pm

Watch The Weeknd & Nas Perform “Tell Your Friends” At The Met Gala

The Weeknd brings out the hometown legend.

Carl Williott | May 3, 2016 - 10:42 am

Big Boi Is The Latest Artist to Land Las Vegas Residency: Morning Mix

Plus: The 9th annual Roots Picnic lineup is star-studded. Also see which artists will be performing on TV today.

Jordan Simon | February 3, 2016 - 8:00 am

Demi Lovato Stars In Upcoming ‘Smurfs’ Reboot: Morning Mix

Plus: 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist Michael Clifford’s hair catches on fire. Be sure to also see which artists will perform on TV today.

Christina Lee | June 15, 2015 - 5:00 am

‘Furious 7′ Becomes The Fifth Highest-Grossing Film Of All Time: Morning Mix

Plus Grimes defends Tidal. Also see which artists will perform on television today!

Bianca Gracie | April 28, 2015 - 5:00 am

Madonna Shakes Boobs On 2015 Grammys Red Carpet, Praises Taylor Swift: Watch

Madonna’s “Living For Love” performance at the 2015 Grammys last night (February 8) was an awesome event in itself, but the diva got the party started prior to the night’s festivities!

Bianca Gracie | February 9, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’: See The Tracklist Featuring Nas, Chance The Rapper And Mike Tyson

Madonna has revealed the tracklist for Rebel Heart on iTunes. With that comes some good news: Despite the dozens of leaks and vast list of producers and artists (DiploAvicii, Kanye West) already linked to the release, the pop superstar continues to surprise with her choice of collaborators.

Turns out,…

Christina Lee | January 19, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Madonna Took The Ultimate Shameless Selfie With Kanye West

It’s no secret that Kanye West is a humbly vain person, as is the Instagram-loving Madonna. So when the two stars came together for a once-in-a-lifetime selfie, the result was just magic! Both artists attended the Keep A Child Alive‘s 11th Annual Black Ball in NYC last night (October 30), and found time to share their best Blue Steel

Bianca Gracie | October 31, 2014 - 10:28 am

‘Nas: Time Is Illmatic’ Trailer Features Pharrell, Alicia Keys And Busta Rhymes: Watch

“I was trying to make the perfect album,” Nas says of his 1994 debut Illmatic, in a just-released trailer for a documentary celebrating exactly that. Directed by One9, Nas: Time Is Illmatic details the creative process behind the Queensbridge, N.Y. rapper’s stunning debut, which received The Source’s perfect, five-mic rating and became one of the…

Christina Lee | August 30, 2014 - 8:51 am

Father’s Day Playlist 2014: 8 Songs That Celebrate Dads

Every year, mothers are praised for their love and dedication for what seems like the entirety of May while fathers are quietly shoved into the background. But this time around, these doting dads will get the shine they deserve here on Idolator! Father’s Day (this Sunday, June 15 — don’t forgot to buy Dear Ol’

Bianca Gracie | June 12, 2014 - 8:58 am

Coachella 2014: Kid Cudi & Nas Perform Star-Studded Sets, Arcade Fire Brings Out Fake Daft Punk

A week ago, Arcade Fire brought out Blondie’s Debbie Harry to perform “Heart of Glass” for the band’s first headlining set at Coachella, adding to the number of high-profile guests at this year’s festival. During the second weekend, though, a duo dressed as Daft Punk crashed the Montreal band’s set for a slo-mo version of…

Christina Lee | April 21, 2014 - 8:58 am

Jennifer Lopez Honored At GLAAD Media Awards: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Jennifer Lopez was honored April 12 at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, for being an advocate for gay rights and serving as executive producer of The Fosters, an ABC Family series about a lesbian couple raising their children. Watch her touching speech above. [AP]

Christina Lee | April 14, 2014 - 5:03 am

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Includes Eminem, Outkast (Shocking!), Calvin Harris & Lorde

It’s the first week of spring, which means — duh! —  it’s time to start thinking about August…and in particular, Lollapalooza. The annual three-day Chicago event (held this time from August 1 -3 at Grant Park) is one of the final big fests to reveal its lineup, and now that the names are out there,…

Robbie Daw | March 26, 2014 - 7:23 am

Watch J. Cole Praise Nas At Vibe Impact Awards

There was “Let Nas Down” and “Made Nas Proud,” and now J. Cole has delivered a heartfelt speech praising his favorite MC. The Born Sinner spoke at the VIBE Impact Awards to tribute Nas, reminiscing about how hearing It Was Written for the first time when he was nine converted him from 2Pac to the Queensbridge legend.

Carl Williott | January 29, 2014 - 8:38 am

Mariah Carey Hits The Studio With Nas & Jermaine Dupri

Despite the fact that her fourteenth album has been delayed, pushed back and delayed again, Mariah Carey is finally on the home stretch, now putting putting last minute touches on her upcoming LP The Art Of Letting Go. The songbird posted some behind-the-scenes photos on Twitter, showing her work in the studio with Nas and longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri. 

Bianca Gracie | September 27, 2013 - 11:16 am

Nas Reacts To Kendrick Lamar’s “King Of New York” Claim: Watch

For the past week, the best MCs in hip-hop (as well as Riff Raff and Michael Lohan, apparently) have been grubbing around in the aftermath of Kendrick Lamar’s now epochal, world-beating verse on Big Sean’s “Control.”  The track’s most hot-button lines have Lamar insisting that “I’m the king of New York / King of the coast / One hand I…

Patrick Bowman | August 17, 2013 - 10:43 am

Big Sean’s ‘Hall Of Fame’ Tracklist Features Nicki Minaj, Ellie Goulding, Nas, Miguel & More

Big Sean’s Hall Of Fame tracklist was spotted on Amazon by the keen eyes over at Hip Hop N More before the listing was removed. The August 27 release gets 15 tracks with almost as many guest spots, including cameos from top MCs like Lil Wayne, Nas and Kid Cudi, plus features from Miguel and Ellie Goulding.

Carl Williott | August 5, 2013 - 5:40 am

Timbaland Slams Posthumous Aaliyah “Duets,” Teases Collab With Nas, Jay Z & Justin Timberlake

Timbaland has been all over Diddy’s Revolt, first giving a revealing interview regarding his falling out and subsequent reconciliation with Jay-Z. This time, he’s speaking his mind on the posthumous Aaliyah “duets” proffered by Drake and Chris Brown. In a nutshell: he’s not a fan (was anyone?), saying “it will never work.” He added, “Aaliyah’s…

Carl Williott | July 23, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Samsung App is Being Investigated By The FTC: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Jay-Z finally got his 100th problem. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Hov’s Magna Carta Holy Grail app after complaints that users had to provide too many details to Samsung — including call histories — before using it. [Pigeons & Planes]

:: Start knitting those…

Mike Wass | July 17, 2013 - 5:30 am

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’: Hear “BBC” With Justin Timberlake, Beyonce & Nas, “Oceans” Featuring Frank Ocean

Jay-Z tends to sound confident in any given situation, so for two tracks off Magna Carta Holy Grail, a few crucial (and familiar) collaborators help set the (wildly different) tones.

In the clattering “BBC,” Timbaland instructs us to turn it up as Nas brags, “My whole life is leisure.” Between the knocking beat…

Christina Lee | July 4, 2013 - 6:52 am
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