FreshNerd’s first of many #TBT posts is coming from my birth year, 1994. It’s Nas’ classic song “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” off of his debut album IllMatic. “Nas is like the Afrocentric Asian, half-man, half-amazing.” Enjoy.
Damn, this makes me feel old. Enjoy.
One month after its online release and praise, Nas & Common deliver fresh visuals. Dope. Period.
New joint from Chris, Nasir, and Shawn. My apologies in advance for the tags all over the track. Not a bad joint at all, but part of me feels it could’ve been a little better. Definitely sounds good on paper but the execution doesn’t quite live up to the idea. Maybe if rappers started recording in the same studio we’d get the magic back that hip hop is missing. Still […]
One of my favorites…..if there was a video that FreshNerd could pick to represent the FreshNerd brand, it would be this.
Hip Hop Official sits down with Jay Electronica and speaks on everything from his influences to how he met Nas.
Yup, you’re not seeing things. Nas’ classic piece Illmatic is being turned into a book. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson (Georgetown professor and author of Holla If You Hear Me) has gathered some bright minds in order to engage on one of the greatest classics of our time. Here is what Dyson told AllHipHop: “Every song on Illmatic will be analyzed, interpreted and then re-articulated in a kind of intellectual sense from his […]
Yes, another heater from Jeezy. The only drawback on this song is the beginning of Nas’ verse where he tries to pull a “Twista”. Thank God he stops before the end of the verse. Other than that, I am feeling this joint. This is actually the first time I’ve looked forward to a Recession. Music here.