Nas – Hey Young World

Nas teams up with Levi’s® for their Pioneer Sessions. I’m not 100% sure what the project is about, I don’t care for Levi’s® and they aint paying me to promote them on this blog.  So check out Nas’ second remix of the Slick Rick classic.

Nas – Hey Young World | Download

Peep the studio session/interview after the jump…

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Nas x Damian Marley x K’Naan – Africa Must Wake Up

New heat off the Nas and Jr Gong Distant Relatives album featuring K’naan, titled “Africa Must Wake Up”.

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Nas & Damian Marley ft K’Naan – Africa Must Wake Up | Download

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Gil Scott-Heron x Nas – New York Is Killing Me (Remix)

Icons Nas and Gil Scott-Heron come together for the remix of “New York Is Killing Me” off of the album I’m New Here by Gil Scott-Heron.  I expect this to be the next Nas (related) track to pop up unexpectedly in a critically acclaimed gangster film (see. The Departed, A Prophet).

Gil Scott-Heron – “New York Is Killing Me” Ft Nas | Download


National Geographic For Distant Relatives

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This is a behind the scenes look at the “Distant Relatives” panel discussion that took place at the National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium, in Washington, DC.  Featuring a group of esteemed panellist such as Nas, Damian and Stephan Marley, DJ Red Alert, Kool Herc and more, speaking on roots of Hip-Hop and Reggae music, spanning the continent of Africa to the sound systems of Jamaica, and onto the streets of America.

Nas x Jr Gong

The Distant Relatives (Nas and Damian “Jr Gong” Marley) release a taste of their up coming LP.

Nas and Damian Marley – As We Enter | Download

Nas and Damian Marley – Strong Will Survive | Download

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